R.I.P. flower crowns, Mermaid crowns are Instagram’s latest obsession

mermaid crowns

While we’re totally bummed that this year’s summer music festivals are coming to an end, we’re already counting down the days until next year’s shows, now that we’ve found the coolest/weirdest headpiece to wear. Introducing Instagram’s latest (and most puzzling) trend: mermaid crowns—because flower crowns are so 2015.

As if mermaid nails and mermaid workouts weren’t enough, this trend is guaranteed to make you wish you could grow a tail and sport a seashell bra every day.

Made of real seashells, gems, beads and charms, mermaid crowns are simply stunning. So how can you get your hands on one? Chelsea’s Flower Crowns, a company started by Chelsea Shiels, offers handmade, one-of-a-kind crowns and we’re seriously obsessed.

Feeling inspired? Scroll through our gallery for 28 prettiest mermaid crowns.