9 Stunning Gold Hair Accessories That Will Change Your Mind About Barrettes

Updated 06/08/17

If your mornings look anything like ours, you’re lucky to have time to throw your hair in a bun before heading out the door. And while waking up early to tackle our messy mane is an option, we’d rather forgo losing sleep and opt instead for a timesaving hair hack. Just what is this hack that we speak of? Why, gold hair accessories, of course.

Hair accessories, specifically ones that happen to be shiny and gold, have the ability to elevate just about any hairstyle, no matter how greasy or full of dry shampoo. Take, for instance, three-day-old hair twisted into a low bun, which is likely to look like, well, three-day-old hair. However, if you take that same ’do and add a gold hairpin to the mix, it no longer looks like a messy bun, but rather a perfectly polished updo. Don’t believe us? Try it for yourself. For the transformative gold hair accessories that we rely on time and time again, click through the gallery below.

Triangle Trio Barette
Urban Outfitters Metal Mania Ponytail Holder $8
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Fasten a messy pony with a metallic hair tie for an office-appropriate hairstyle.

Loeil Circular Gold Barrette $25
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Elevate a half-up, half-down hairstyle with a minimalistic gold barrette.

Triangle Trio Barette
Urban Outfitters Triangle Trio Barette $12
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Swap out your tried-and-true bobby pins for an antique gold hair clip, like the one above.

Chloe and Isabel x Jen Atkin Bun Cuff $45
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Elevate a messy bun with a minimalistic gold cuff.

Chloe and Isabel x Jen Atkin Smooth Crescent Hair Comb $28
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Sweep back your tresses with a chic haircomb.

Chain Hair Ties by Free People
Free People Chain Hair Ties $12
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Accessorize a low pony with this on-trend chain hair tie.

Star Triangle Through Hair Clip
Orelia Star Triangle Through Hair Clip $13
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It doesn't get chicer than a gold hairpin–and–low bun combo.

Loeil Newell Barrette $38
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Sophisticated and simple, this gold hair clip is perfect for the office.

Belmto Zenith Barrette $12
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Have some fun with you 'do and add a geometric clip to the mix.

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