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The Towel Turban

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The towel turban will forever be an important part of a lady’s bath time beauty ritual. Having swept up your wet hair into this toweling headgear, who hasn’t marveled in the mirror contemplating your almost regal allure?

Peruvian fashion photographer, Mario Testino, has thrust the towel turban back into the beauty spotlight. He has photographed a series of portraits of the world’s most beautiful women wearing a towel turban and has posted snippets of the collection of photos, entitled The Towel Series, to his Instagram.

From the most recognizable supermodels, to the models of the moment, he has captured them all. Expect to see images of Gisele Bündchen, Natalia Vodianova, Natasha Poly, Caroline Winberg, Cara Delevingne, Lindsey Wixson, Irina Shayk, Joan Smalls, and Kate Upton all sporting the white towel turbans with aplomb.

The images range from classic to sultry and have a feeling of old Hollywood about them. It has been quite awhile since Cindy Crawford made the towel turban desirable in George Michael’s 90’s hit Freedom. Now wrap up your wet lengths with pride, as we expect a major towel selfie trend to take flight.

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