Fashion

These Oversized Scrunchies Take the Trend to the Next Level

Nostalgia-inducing hairware with a side of avant-garde absurdity? Sign us up.


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Oversized, big scrunchies are the new twist on the flashback trend. Photograph by Andre Rucker

Scrunchies, the once-ridiculed fashion accessories that became synonymous with bad ’80s workout videos, have turned up on Balenciaga and Mansur Gavriel runways. But this maximalist version, from South Philly creatives Shelly Horst and Dryw Scully, of Room Shop Vintage, cements the hair accent’s comeback: Overstock (hence, sustainable) organza and satin are crafted into nine-inch specimens that are hard to ignore. Nostalgia-inducing hairware with a side of avant-garde absurdity? Sign us up.

From $20 at Roomshopvintage.com.