Indian Head Jewellery (also inspired by Chanel) now at ASOS!

A little more than a year ago, I wrote an article for Velvet Magazine about Karl Lagerfeld’s pre-fall 2012 Chanel runway show. More specifically, I reported about the Indian-inspired head jewellery that was worn by his models, and hypothesized that though avant-garde and not very easy to wear with Western  ensembles, the statement pieces would soon become the next big headwear trend.

Today, while browsing the high-street shopping site ASOS, guess what I came across?

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Sure, some of them (like the panther headpiece below) come across as heavily commercial, and lose the cultural inspiration. But some  are delightfully delicate, and others incorporate a touch of goth glamour. Shop the pieces, priced between $15-$30, at


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