HAUTE HEAD: The 305 heat can be a hairy situation for gals’ tresses. Yet, thanks to local designer Karlee Velasquez our bad hair days may be gone forever. The 29-year-old Design District resident specializes in making trendy head gear to keep locks looking fab. Her label, Karlee Feed Your Head, has four different collections all of which are hand made using leather, suede, wood beads, charms, sequins, flowers, pearls and lace. “I work with anything I can get my hands on,” said Velasquez. There’s Haute Heads for adults, Flower Children for tweens, Love Bugs for tots and Luxe for Your Luxe, which carries special occasion styles for weddings and first communions. Best sellers include her leather braided hippie style headband LB01 and her Daisy Chains for kids. GET IT: $14-$68. MINA, 960 Normandy Drive., Miami Beach; Myra and Company, 7313 SW 59th Ct., South Miami; Mermaids, 7328 SW 57th Ave., South Miami; IOS, 3109 Commodore Plaza., Coconut Grove; Petit Amie, 7241 SW 57th Ct., South Miami or www.designsbykarlee.com.
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Monday, Apr 12, 2010 Updated at 6:45 AM EDT