The essential of a turban or turban hat is the draped fabric that creates a moulded hat style that covers the entire head. Sometimes it may be padded, stiffened, and trimmed with a knot or other stylish element. There are cultural differences concerning why women wear turbans, but it is clear that women worldwide appreciate the turban.
When & how to wear a turban?
You can wear turbans for an evening event or formal event. The turban can also be a stylish solution on a bad hair day. There are two ways to wear a turban: the traditional way is to cover all your hair. At Bronté, we recommend showing a bit of hair and wearing the turban slightly backwards. It is more friendly and open while giving your eyes a striking accent. We encourage you to show a bit of long curly hair or fringes and forehead hair. Please look at how Queen Maxima wears our padded Jasmin turban. Check out the Bronté turbans like the velvet Aliyah and the wool jersey style Yana for the cold days. Bente and Amira are summer executions of the turban, made of light viscose.
History Vermeer's world famous painting of The Girl with the Pearl is the first picture of a turban hat style. In the late 18th century, the turban became popular in Great Britain thanks to the cultural interest in the Great Ottoman Empire. There may be cultural references, but turbans are of the wide fashion world. Madame Grès, a well known haute couturier, always wore a turban as many of the most fashionable, elegant women did. A turban is always chic and something unique. In many cultures it is claimed as ethno-dressing. Paul Poiret and Madame Paulette have been ambassadors of turban fashion and inspired Royals (Queen Maxima, Princess Graceof Monaco) and Hollywood celebrities (like Gloria Swanson,Greta Garbo, Lana Turner and Elizabeth Taylor) to wear the latest turban designs.
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