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Melanie is a fashion designer, entrepreneur and writer who is always up for a challenge. This is probably the reason why she has immersed herself in the very dynamic fashion industry. She currently has her own couture business in her hometown of Manila, Philippines and confesses to being a hair and makeup junkie. She also loves all things D.I.Y and considers herself a bookworm.

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How to: Marc by Marc Jacobs’ evening rock chic hairstyle

There’s just something about rock n’ roll. Whether it’s the attitude, the edgy vibe or the ease in pulling it off, rock n’ roll hairstyles are one of the most sought after and most fashionable out there. Guido Palau knows hair and he knows how to make hair go rock n’ roll. For the Marc by Marc Jacobs show, Redken’s Creative Consultant created a rock…

How to: Diesel Black Gold’s sporty french braid

Hairstyles come and go, but braids are rarely far off the radar. Variations on the braid made their way into the list of 2013 hairstyles, with the spring 2014 shows carrying on the trend. The longevity of the braid can be attributed to the fact that it’s very accessible to women all over the world. Its flexibility gives us room to be creative and it…

How to: classic meets grunge makeup

When it comes to beauty, the mix of two opposing elements almost always results to an interesting look. This was definitely the case for the Jonathan Saunders beauty look we spotted as the models walked down the runway. Who wouldn’t fall in love with soft grungy eyes and bold lips? A good mix of classic and punk, this beauty look features the trending element of…

How to: the slick futuristic ponytail

Inspiration comes in many different forms. For Nanette Lepore’s fall 2013 show, a trip to mars was all the inspiration needed to create a gorgeous hair and beauty look, after all, a little sci-fi goes a long way. John Pecis of Bumble and Bumble took note of the wet look hair trend of this year and incorporated it into a ponytail, the result is this…

How to: tousled short hair for men

The “out of bed / I don’t care” look doesn’t need much pitching: it’s got an inherent cool factor that’s both attractive and laid back. Spotted at the Fendi men’s spring 2014 show was this this tousled men’s hairstyle that you can easily incorporate into your hairstyle arsenal. What’s really great about this is that you don’t have to have a specific haircut to work…

How to create Rodarte’s romantic braided hair with a rose bun

Braids are relatively easy to do, they keep everything in place - and the can transform a look whether with their slick sophistication, their girlishness or their bohemian romance. Once in a while we spot a braid upgrade that truly captures our eyes and heart. Like this one we spotted at the Rodarte fall 2013 show. Featuring half-up double braids with a romantic rose-shaped bun, it's one you can easily recreate for yourself if you have mid to long hair.

Braids: the braided hairstyles to wear in fall 2013

Braids can be girlish, they can be classical, they can be traditional or elegant or punkish. It all comes down to the particular style you’re wearing, and indeed the way in which you carry it. Braids are a staple part of any girl’s hair reportoir, a constant rather than so much a trend; and yet, as far as fall 2013′s hairstyles go, the question is…

How to: Marc by Marc Jacobs’ messy hollywood curls

Old Hollywood glamour has been one of the most sought after looks for quite some time now, with a desire to recreate the enigmatic allure of the women of the silver screen. It’s only natural that we’ve spotted hairstyle inspired by this era on the different runway shows like Marc by Marc Jacobs. With cinematic curls as a fall 2013 hair trend, Guido Palau of…

Punk hairstyles: on trend for fall 2013

The punk rock movement of the ’70s is one that forever left its mark: not just as a music genre but also as a source of inspiration for fashion and art. The punk culture is one that cultivates creativity and breaking out from the mold; which is why a punk inspired fashion collection is usually seen as rebellious, one of a kind and edgy. For…

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