The best headbands of the season—and summer's prettiest hair ideas.

Satin

When you take the minimalist approach, every element has to be just right, with hair precisely blown and a headband that’s the pluperfect width. (And while touches of black were seen on many a bridal runway—Vera’s, Oscar’s, Mrs. Herrera’s—this band comes in white, too.) Adding to the polish: Shu Uemura Art of Hair Sheer Lacquer. Headband by Jennifer Ouellette, barneys.com. Earrings by Dean Harris, deanharris.net. Gown by Y & Kei, yandkei.com.