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Wearing a Turban as a Fashion Statement: Fashion Do or Don't?

Fergie 2012/09/11 18:00:00
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Various styles of turbans are worn all over the world and they are usually worn for religious reasons. In the 60s and 70s however, celebrities like Joan Crawford, Faye Dunaway and Elizabeth Taylor made it glamorous to wear a turban, much to the dismay of some religious groups.

Since then, they haven't been as trendy, which is why fashion bloggers were surprised to see Eva Mendes wearing one at the premiere for The Place Beyond the Pines. I still think Ryan Gosling is her best accessory... but what do you think of her look? Is wearing a turban a fashion do... or don't?

COCOPEREZ.COM reports:
Even though Eva Mendes had some of the best arm candy a girl could ever ask for at the premiere of The Place Beyond the Pines in Toronto, we can´t lose focus on the fact that the beautiful Latina actress is wearing a turban on her head.

eva mendes turban ryan gosling

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  • Fef 2012/09/11 22:31:59
    Fashion Don't
    Fef
  • jeane Fef 2012/09/12 00:46:22
    jeane
    Hillary could use a good exercise program!
  • Buoyant... Fef 2012/09/12 01:59:23
    Buoyant Leadraft
    horrific
  • holly go lightly 2012/09/11 22:31:37
    Fashion Do
    holly go lightly
    Turbans have been around for a real long time,and are very stylish.Wish they would become fashionable again.I look pretty good in them.
  • Valerie© 2012/09/11 21:59:40
    Fashion Do
    Valerie©
    +1
    Yes! They're beautiful!
  • ChiTownGirl 2012/09/11 21:56:58
    Fashion Do
    ChiTownGirl
    +1
    If you look good....go for it...and, I don't think any religious group has a monopoly on turbans, lol...
  • Robin 2012/09/11 21:35:38
    Fashion Do
    Robin
    It looks good on some ladies. I wear one everytime I wash my hair. But it could been seen as offensive to people of he Hindu Faith.
  • Fergie 2012/09/11 21:19:41
    Fashion Do
    Fergie
    Usually it's a "don't" but some people really make it glamorous..I wish I could pull it off!

    60 s elizabeth taylor turban
  • moomoof 2012/09/11 21:06:08
    Fashion Do
    moomoof
    +1
    i like it
  • laydeelapis 2012/09/11 21:02:56
    Fashion Do
    laydeelapis
    It depends on how you wear it. Some look really good. They're not for me though, I hate stuff on my head.
  • Amy Price 2012/09/11 20:48:30
    Fashion Don't
    Amy Price
    Well... I think all the people wearing turbans look better without turbans. I always thought it was a cultural thing and that's how I view it so I don't see it as a fashion statement, not really.
  • Latti Ice Ganga Gangsta of ... 2012/09/11 20:41:58
    Fashion Do
    Latti Ice Ganga Gangsta of PHAET
  • Buoyant... Latti I... 2012/09/12 01:33:57
    Buoyant Leadraft
    +1
    Great samples of this awful Un-Amarican look. The soiled rag on the head seems to make a statement. What statement? " I am suspicious"
    Thanks for exposing this horrific trend.
    These people look like they should get extra treatment at a TSA checkpoint. God knows whats under that smelly thing coiled a top their heads like a dog turd.
  • Latti I... Buoyant... 2012/09/12 01:39:58
  • Buoyant... Latti I... 2012/09/12 01:43:32
    Buoyant Leadraft
    +1
    This is not a way to deal with a bad hair day! Remember the turban temple shooting?
    This look is best left with the sand and camel droppings.
  • Latti I... Buoyant... 2012/09/12 01:57:07
    Latti Ice Ganga Gangsta of PHAET
    +3
    dismissed gif

    Bye troll.

    bye gif
  • Waiting... Buoyant... 2012/09/12 03:26:39
    Waiting in the Wings
    +5
    Considering that the US is a country of different cultures and ethnic groups coming together so it could be said that it is very American. If you don't like it don't wear it and don't worry about what other people. I don't wear pencil skirts, and I don't care about people people who do. Why should it matter.
  • Buoyant... Waiting... 2012/09/12 18:51:07
    Buoyant Leadraft
    So you support terrorists and anti-Americanism?
  • angel face 2012/09/11 20:35:32
    Fashion Do
    angel face
    +2
    I love it because it's simple and when you don't feel like showing your hair it can be awesome to wear with a cute outfit.
  • Recruit 2012/09/11 20:19:22
    Fashion Don't
    Recruit
    +5
    fruit hats

    a much better choice
  • TooSweet Recruit 2012/09/12 02:14:23 (edited)
  • gmiing 2012/09/11 19:16:41
    Fashion Don't
    gmiing
    +2
    It's called covering up a bad hair cut; a bad hair day. ugh
  • lolo 2012/09/11 19:14:15
    Fashion Do
    lolo
    I guess if you look like Eva Mendez you can pretty much wear anything and pull it off.
  • Aksana 2012/09/11 19:10:09
    Fashion Do
    Aksana
    +1
    she looks cute
  • captainquiggle 2012/09/11 18:53:51
    Fashion Do
    captainquiggle
    This is FASHION we're talking about. Of course, it's acceptable. Eva looks good in it. It looks a ton better than all the wigs I've been seeing in the fashion world lately.
  • Metaldane 2012/09/11 18:26:55
    Fashion Do
    Metaldane
    +2
    Who cares it's a hat you can take it off lol
  • Melizmatic Metaldane 2012/09/11 20:36:23
    Melizmatic
    +4
    Im marveling at the contention that they havent been that "trendy" lately.

    Obviously someone doesn't keep up with current 'high fashion...'

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  • Metaldane Melizmatic 2012/09/11 20:53:23
    Metaldane
    +3
    Lol yea I mean honestly if it looks good on em who cares?
  • Melizmatic Metaldane 2012/09/11 20:54:02
    Melizmatic
    +2
    Pretty much.

    Intent is everything.
  • Christmas; In Chrome 2012/09/11 18:20:14
    Fashion Don't
    Christmas; In Chrome
    +2
    Umm... Eww.
  • Jackie G - Poker Playing Pa... 2012/09/11 18:17:44
    Fashion Don't
    Jackie G - Poker Playing Patriot
    +1
    Good for really bad hair days, chemo therapy and really old women
  • sickofpolitics 2012/09/11 18:16:49
    Fashion Don't
    sickofpolitics
    +1
    No thanks. Would not wear one unless I was sick.
  • kevracer 2012/09/11 18:14:44
    Fashion Don't
    kevracer
    +2
    acceptable only if you are undergoing chemo treatment for cancer and/or if you are a woman over 85 years of age.
  • Melizmatic kevracer 2012/09/11 20:51:23
    Melizmatic
    +2
    I disagree.

    Kylie Minogue can rock it.

    Kylie Minogue wearing a turban

    I don't care what anyone says; she's 'sugar sharp'.

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