For as long as I have been a part of the pinup community, I uphold deep admiration for the pioneers that started it all. They are the ones who took the risks of doing something “different” and in turn paved the way for what has now become the mainstream lifestyle for women around the globe. One of these incredible pioneers, Lisa Freemont Street was the motivating force to inspiring her lifelong friend from 7th grade Heather to launch a vintage inspired hair accessory line. In 2009, Belle Blossoms was born!
With a wide variety of vintage inspired hair accessories, Belle Blossoms is able to satisfy all your styling needs at very affordable prices. Choose from fascinators, hair flowers of all sorts, fruity accents, and more. Blossom of The Month is a fabulous monthly subscription service limited to 20 customers, with various packages to choose from to suit your budget. Great attention can be found in the smallest details; the end of the clips are covered with a leaf to tie in the entire design and more importantly, prevent your hair from getting caught when repositioning the piece. All the delightful designs I received are incredibly well made, versatile to coordinate with a multitude of ensembles and stay securely for all day wear.
Sophia Citrus Orchid Cluster ~ $17.99
This trio of vibrant citrus orchids is the essence of tiki charm that we love from the tropical islands. Even if you don’t travel to the Caribbean, we can always find plenty of Hawaiian inspiration in vintage fashion. With a budding collection of vintage Hawaiian dresses in my closet, the Sophia Citrus Orchid Cluster was the picture-perfect accessory.
The delicious lime slices accented with a cluster of little lime blossoms is hands down one of my favorite designs as it’s so easy to pair with any outfit or hairstyle. I have a serious weakness for vintage inspired fruity novelty prints and these little limes are perfect for summer!
These little lilac blossoms are so classic and delicate in comparison to what we normally see in vintage inspired hair accessories. Now I must admit, I had no idea how to fasten the hair comb into my hair as I am always accustomed to the prong or alligator clips. I was completely surprised on how much I loved the placement right off to the side and that the comb really secures the piece firmly in place.
The simple yet bold violet passion flower is very lightweight and lifelike with the lush leaves with spiral sprig that surround the magnificent bloom. Although I don’t wear purples too often, I found this fabulous hue to be in a lot of fabulous novelty prints and a great accent piece.
Belle Blossoms truly captures the essence of vintage style by creating fabulous hair accessories that compliment rather than overpower your ensemble. With such affordable prices for quality handmade accessories, you can now justify buying more to adorn your look effortlessly and know they will last you for years to come.