Sandro Botticelli was the best at drawing ladies' hairstyles. His immortal beloved, Simonetta Vespucci, is seen here wearing an incredibly complex style, complete with pearl-laced braids and hair tied back in red ribbons. Re-creating the whole thing would be hard, but you could modernize it by braiding pearls into a headband braid, and then wrapping the rest of the hair in cerise ribbon.
Baroque Before It Was Cool
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