Dauphines of New York Luxury Statement Hair Accessories

Dauphines of New York debuted in 2011. Since debut, the collection has since been sold at iconic New York department stores including Henri Bendel (for many years a top seller represented via a standing in-store display case), Bergdorf Goodman (via trunk shows), as well as internationally by London's Fenwick Bond Street.

Dauphines of New York proudly works with top retailer Anthropologie, having created exclusive styles within the US (available nationwide via Anthropologie's standing locations), internationally (available in-store at Anthropologie's UK locations), and online via Anthropologie.com (both US and Europe).

Dauphines has held an online presence via top online retailers including Shopbop.com, BeautyBar.com, CovetChic.com, and Sophiescloset.com.

We are excited to align with luxury health and beauty mainstays such as New York's Glam & Go and Madison Avenue's Zitomer Department Store.

Since debut, Dauphines has partnered with major retailers. In 2014, Dauphines created a special holiday collection which was sold at Sephora stores nationwide throughout the US and Canada (available at hundreds of Sephora locations). In addition, the collection launched on Sephora.com, where it was sold both Holiday and Spring seasons. This collection featured a variety of adjustable elastic headbands, designed exclusively for (and available exclusively for Sephora customers), with top sellers including "Free Spirit" (a triple strand headband featuring an antique gold weightless link chain, rainbow oversize crystal strand, and a clear miniature crystal strand complimented by a gold tone base and gold tone hardware), "Silver Screen Goddess" (a five strand silver tone headband featuring crystals of clear and matte black colors), and "Front Row Darling" (a triple strand headband featuring a natural leather black band, a miniature clear crystal strand, and a weightless gunmetal tone link chain) headbands. Additional styles featuring semiprecious gemstones were offered via Sephora.com as well as via select retailers nationwide.  

The brand maintains a strict adherence to offering availability at only the finest retailers, with an international stock list spanning the US, Mexico and Puerto Rico, throughout Europe (Amsterdam, Zurich), Japan, Russia (Aldo Coppola), and the Middle East (Boutique Black Pearl holds exclusivity in Kuwait; S*UCE (Abu Dhabi and Dubai); Sophie's Closet (Dubai); For the Love of Vintage (Amman, Jordan); Qatar, and in Bahrain. 

Dauphines of New York has been featured in print in the VOGUE MET Gala Special Edition issue, Marie Claire Magazine, O The Oprah Magazine, Interview Magazine, OK Magazine, Star Magazine, ELLE Magazine, ELLE Canada Magazine, SELF Magazine, FLARE Magazine, Real Simple Magazine, Martha Stewart Weddings, American Salon, ShortStyles, Grazia Magazine, Downtown Magazine, Emirates Bride, U Magazine, Footwear News, The New York Daily News, and The New York Post. 

Dauphines of New York has received online notice on Vogue.com, Vogue.es, Vogue.uk, Vogue.au, Miss Vogue UK, TownandCountry.com, NYMag.com, Refinery 29.com, PeopleStyleWatch.com, Allure.com, InStyle.com, XoJane.com, ManeAddicts.com, WhoWhatWear.com, Essence.com, HauteLiving.com, TheZoeReport.com, Brides.com, ManRepeller.com, DossierJournal.com, Marieclaire.com, Glamour.com, MTV.com, The Financial Times, plus numerous well-respected international fashion and trend blogs. 

  Celebrities who have been spotted in Dauphines of New York include Taylor Swift, Jaime King, Leighton Meester, Abigail Breslin, and Whitney Port. Many styles were featured on the final season of Gossip Girl (worn by Leighton Meester in character of Blair Waldorf).

Dauphines of New York was featured on Janelle Monae in a Cover Girl cosmetics campaign.

Most recently, styles have been selected by esteemed celebrity hair stylist Justine Marjan and featured on Ashley Tisdale, Dove Cameron, and RHOBH Dorit Kemsley


Dauphines of New York headbands are unrivaled by our signature adjustable elastic band, which allows individual sizing and tailored comfort of fit. In addition to our signature adjustable elastic headbands, Dauphines of New York offers a complete range of hair accessories, encompassing pliable hard headbands, hair barrettes, bobby pins, elastic hair ties, scrunchies, soft wrap headbands (tie closure, turban headbands), and much more! We also offer a limited selection of tiaras and crowns, for a truly regal finishing touch. 

All styles are created using the finest of materials,ranging from the finest of sparkling crystals to the most delicate of weightless metal chains for edge with a sophisticated finish.

Styles are plated in 18K Gold, as well as available with Silver, Gunmetal, or Rose Gold platings.

Leather of the finest quality is sourced, and select styles have utilized cashmere.

Adjustable elastic headband design is intended to offer dual purpose: adjustable band allows each piece to be worn as a headband or necklace. The adjustable nature assures your headband will always stay in place, avoiding headache and complications of non-adjustable headbands which frequently do not fit properly. 

On semiprecious designs, materials include the finest of semiprecious gemstones, working with stones of Agate, Onyx, Turquoise, Coral, Citrine, Amethyst, Ruby, Emerald, and in select cases, Diamonds.


Dauphines of New York is designed in downtown New York by Summer Rej. A native New Yorker, Summer grew up on Manhattan's Upper East Side and attended The Calhoun School. A graduate of Cornell University in 2006, Summer began her career with roles at Vogue Living Magazine and Vogue Magazine. Followingshe founded Dauphines of New York while assisting stylists and working on set during numerous photo shoots for US and International publications - inspired by the energy, creative forces, and individuals who drive the fashion industry. Summer has also contributed to US and international publications such as Time Out New York and NYMag.com. In 2001, she created the nail polish and lip glossimer shade “Tickled Pink” for Chanel. (summer@dauphinesofnewyork.com; www.summerrej.com).


The Dauphines of New York collection is inspired by glamorous style icons who exude a sense of personal style inspirational to others: those unafraid to embrace the luxe and elegant, while simultaneously remaining effortless and carefree. Style inspiration mixes Boho-luxe, Rock and Classic point of view. Modern, trendsetting women of today, the style icons of tomorrow, are the ones who wear the Dauphines collection.


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