The prospect of wearing a head piece is often frightening. Whether it's to a traditional English wedding or a chic night on the town, going out with a sculpture on your head can cause unnecessary anxiety.
To soothe your souls, we've compiled the best head pieces for every style, from casual day wear, to absolute drama. Click through to see some fantastic toppers.
Benoit Missolin This leather and rhinestone head piece is perfect for a sweet summer dress, and this nude palette will go with everything. Buy it online for $348.44.
Benoit Missolin For the more daring, Benoit Missolin's streamlined bunny ears are perfect for adding some kitsch to an evening look. They're decidedly elegant, and who doesn't love a bunny? Buy it online for $132.49.
Piers Atkinson Piers Atkinson's work is truly incredible. His headpieces walk the line between fashion and art. We loved them so much we couldn't pick just one or two, so here's a few we absolutely adore. Check out more from Piers on his website.
Jennifer Ouellette Great for a goth production of Swan Lake, or a more subtle take on plumage, this headband could be worn every day to add some flight to your fancy. Buy it at Barneys for $85.00.
Sonia Rykiel Sonia Rykiel's artsy take on the classic French beret, complete with rhinestones, is a unique topper that adds a little French chicness to any look. Buy it on net-a-porter.com for $220.
Philip Treacy There wouldn't be a hat slideshow without Philip Treacy. The legendary milliner created this dramatic feather and crystal headpiece fit for a British wedding. Buy it on net-a-porter.com for $1,100.
Bijoux Heart A more subtle take on the headpiece, this bejeweled headband can be worn day or night with everything from jeans to a dress. Buy it on net-a-porter.com for $650.
Marc by Marc Jacobs One of our favorite runway pieces from SS10, this pink bow by Marc is adorable and adds joy to any summer ensemble. Buy it on shopbop.com for $68.
Heather Huey This architectural headpiece is masterfully designed and not for a wallflower. Indeed, it's sure to attract attention. See Heather Huey's other work on her website.
Ellen Christine We spoke to renown milliner Ellen Christine earlier this week and according to her, there's a cloche for everyone. This couture piece evokes Lulu Brooks while still being undeniably modern. Make an appointment at her shop to try one out for yourself.
Luisa Viaroma Securing real flowers in your hair is a trying process, so make your life a lot easier with this flower-inspired headpiece from Luisa Viaroma. Buy it online for $230.