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How to create a sexy, textured bob: 3 tutorials for short hair

One hairstyle that has an interesting history is the bob. Over the centuries, it’s been very common for women to have long hair but even before the first world war, some women were already taking the fashionable risk of wearing their hair short. Bobs were already worn by actresses in the 1920s but it wasn’t until the 1960s that they became even more popular and…

The Governess: a scene where natural and refined beauty unite

There are many elements (some unknown and others known) involved when creating something of great refinement and elegance, in order to execute this style correctly you need to form a certain air with those particular ideals in mind. This is exactly what Jason Lau has done with this exquisite fashion shoot. He manages to bring all the rudiments of female temperament into this shoot: attitude,…
The Governess by Jason Lau
The Governess by Jason Lau
The Governess by Jason Lau
The Governess by Jason Lau
The Governess by Jason Lau
The Governess by Jason Lau
The Governess by Jason Lau
The Governess by Jason Lau

Hair how to: elegant, twisted bun

At some point in our lives, we have to attend a formal occasion that requires a more elegant hairstyle. As tempting as it is to show up in a ponytail, a bun is always a better choice for these occasions and this elegant, twisted bun from the Peter Som fall / winter 2013 show is one anyone can easily incorporate in a formal ensemble. Created…

How to: modern, knotted chignon

A modern recreation of a classic hairstyle is always something worth a try like this modern, knotted chignon by Tigi. Chignons are always a good choice for more formal events but this modern take on it can be worn even on a casual occasion. Perfect for those who want a more laid back yet interesting hairstyle, this look incorporates the trend towards low ponytails and…

How to: dual textured hair

Combining two elements together can either work or fail when done in the fashion sense but a lot more often, the creative minds of designers are able to make opposites seamlessly come together. By doing this, they create something far more beautiful. For the Katie Gallagher fall 2013 New York Fashion Week show, Nick Irwin of Tigi showed his artistry by combining slick and wildly…

How to: simple, sleek ponytail at Parkchoonmoo

The ponytail is a favorite hairstyle all over the world and for this year, one of the key variations is the low ponytail. The low ponytail was spotted in many shows and we saw different versions of this 2013 hair trend: from simple to textured, we can’t help but love the effortless mood they convey. For the Parkchoonmoo show at New York Fashion Week, Tigi…

How to: beachy wet look curls

Though we’ve known and seen it for a few years, wet look hairstyles are still making a splash. As part of 2013′s hair trends, this look is given a new twist in different ways and one most notable take was recently spotted in the Mara Hoffman show at New York fashion week. This curled, wet look hairstyle with center part was created by Nick Irwin…

How to: men’s wavy, textured hair with side part

A little texture goes a long way. In terms of design, texture is used to create contrast and inspire movement: this also holds true when it comes to hairstyle. For fall / winter, 2013′s hairstyle trends feature textured hair for men much like the one seen in the Louis Vuitton fall 2013 show. The textured side hair for this show reflects the collections overall vibe…

How to: men’s side slicked hair

More often than not, the laid back look is something that most men prefer but there are certain occasions when a more serious or clean hairstyle is preferred. Refined and slick, this look from the Iceberg fall / winter 2013 runway is one that is suitable for the office, a dinner event or even a date that’s on the more formal side. But that’s not…

How to: the messy bun at Marni

As we enter a more relaxed season, specifically spring / summer, it’s only natural that we get comfortable with the less uptight looks. As we temporarily do away with our winter garb, we welcome effortless, messy up dos that clearly reflect the characteristics of the new season. These hairstyles were seen in the different fashion shows for spring / summer 2013 and a stand out…

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