Scrunchies Are Here to Stay—Here Are the Best on the Market Now

Okay, if we’re being honest, we would have never predicted that scrunchies would be the trend to lead the '80s back into this millennium. After all, there are so many iconic trends from the decade of electro music and permed hair. Alas, such was not the case. Instead, the fabric hair accessory—which now comes in a variety of styles, prints, and textures—has dominated as one of the must-have items in recent years, making the case for investing in hair accouterments as a whole.


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Whether you’ve already embraced the scrunchie movement with open arms or you’re just now swapping out your elastic hair ties for the gentler alternative, there’s no doubt that you deserve to have the best scrunchies in your arsenal of haircare—which is why we pulled them all together in one place.

Ahead, you’ll find the coolest scrunchie trends that we won’t stop wearing. Scroll down to see them all, and then add your favorites to your cart along the way.

1. Black

If you're at a loss for what type of scrunchie you want to add into your collection of hair accessories, start with a classic black style. Whether it's a cool leather version or something that feels more whimsical like a silk organza option, there's no going wrong here.

2. Oversize

Scrunchies are no new trend to the scene, but it's large, overexaggerated styles that have been catching the attention of fashion girls everywhere. Wear one of these billowing styles to make a chic statement.

3. Retro

If you're going to incorporate scrunchies into your everyday hairstyles, why not take it back to the time when they were the It accessory? Go for retro prints and colors or opt for old-school textures, like patent leather.

4. Silk

For those of you who want to give your hair game a luxurious touch, you won't regret wearing an elevated silk scrunchie, which will instantly dress up your hair.

5. Velvet

Could there be anything more classic than a velvet scrunchie? Whether it comes with a sweet bow or a cool embellishment, this particular style is one that every fashion girl should own.

And now, the It items New York girls can't stop wearing.

Dale Arden Chong