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5 festival-ready hairstyles to try this spring

Either you plan on heading to the sunny dessert for Coachella, or you dream about a trip to Lollapalooza, your season calendar is about to get filled with nothing but road trip and music festival dates. From the fresh and natural, to the super-colorful we already got your make-up inspiration covered. This week instead we switch the focus on hair, which has to carry a…

Yes, you can rock the bandeau trend for spring. Here’s how.

Once the domain of only the most daring, the bandeau has evolved to encapsulate a new sense of effortless cool. Of course, it all comes down to how you style it: you don't want to look like you've just wandered out of the house in your bra. After the break, you'll find three simple rules for rocking the bandeau in spring 2014, along with ideas and inspiration on how to make the bandeau a statement that works for you in the coming summer season.
Barely there: a statement top for S/S
Barely there: a statement top for S/S
Barely there: a statement top for S/S
Barely there: a statement top for S/S
Barely there: a statement top for S/S
Barely there: a statement top for S/S
Barely there: a statement top for S/S
Barely there: a statement top for S/S

Cropped shirts for spring: how to make them work for you

An inevitable and welcome evolution of the crop top trend, the cropped shirt has a classic, sophisticated vibe that lends itself to both feminine and masculine interpretations. Merging the old with the utterly fresh and new, there are plenty of ways to style the cropped shirt and make it a statement this spring.

Top 10 men’s collections from Milan fashion week

A key stop in what’s globally acknowledged as one of the Big 4 fashion weeks, highly regarded destination, Milan, recently wrapped its men’s fashion week to the utter pleasure of many. Conceived in 1958, Milan fashion week co-ordinates, promotes and celebrates the development of Italian fashion affording some of the globe’s most relevant design houses an outlet to bestow their invaluable collections for the world…

Malibu Limits by Fabien Kruszelnicki

Captured in the sweltering Malibu heat, photographer Fabien Kruszelnicki opts for the barren yet complacent backdrop of an open trailer park to capture the somber sentiment of the shoot. Magnificently styled by Elizabeth Fraser-Bell, she elects to work with prominent pieces that have garnered feverish attention in the past year – namely the oversized metallic bomber jacket by Haider Ackermann, Dries Van Noten’s chic floral…
Malibu Limits by Fabien Kruszelnicki for HERO 10: California Future
Malibu Limits by Fabien Kruszelnicki for HERO 10: California Future
Malibu Limits by Fabien Kruszelnicki for HERO 10: California Future
Malibu Limits by Fabien Kruszelnicki for HERO 10: California Future
Malibu Limits by Fabien Kruszelnicki for HERO 10: California Future

Man on the edge: bold menswear styling from Hero

Even the most polished city has a dark underbelly if you know where to look. San Francisco’s is exposed in the gritty street corners and manned doorways, the clubs and the neon signs. Those are there in Christian Ferretti’s shoot SF Tease, there alongside the Golden Gate, a landmark rising stark until it gets lost in the grey clouds. The city itself is recognisable but…
SF Tease by Christian Ferretti for HERO Issue 10
SF Tease by Christian Ferretti for HERO Issue 10
SF Tease by Christian Ferretti for HERO Issue 10
SF Tease by Christian Ferretti for HERO Issue 10
SF Tease by Christian Ferretti for HERO Issue 10
SF Tease by Christian Ferretti for HERO Issue 10
SF Tease by Christian Ferretti for HERO Issue 10
SF Tease by Christian Ferretti for HERO Issue 10

How to: the effortless, textured low pony

As true a staple of fall 2013 hair trends as it was in spring, the low ponytail can really do no wrong. Effortless, easy, versatile, there are numerous ways to do one. At the Victoria Beckham fall 2013 show, Redken’s Guido created a contrastingly tousled hairstyle to add dimension to the tailored clothing. “This style is meant to look very easy, almost accidental, but note…

Emotion laid bare: Sara by Niklas Hoejund

She may be half-naked, true – but in this portrait series by Niklas Hoejund, model Sara Maria comes across as less erotic and more haphazard, like her mind is somewhere so distant she forgot to get properly dressed this morning. There’s something sensual in that, though, in the wayward nature of being a little vague and messy-haired; of being a bit out of focus to…
NSFW Photo gallery included.

How to: a slicked hairstyle for wavy hair

Different textures have different effects on certain hairstyles and for Rag+Bone’s spring / summer 2013 collection, Redken’s Creative Consultant Guido Palau took this knowledge and created a look that utilized two opposing textures. The result is a wet look in front, wavy in the back hairstyle that can be done by almost everyone – especially those who have naturally wavy hair. This 2013 hairstyle is…

Katy Perry: tropicana pin-up at Coachella

Leave it to Katy Perry to simultaneously conform with and defy the expectations of festival fashion. She had the bared legs and exposed midriff boxes ticked courtesy a Dolce & Gabbana print combo, but rather than erring to the side of boho, her Coachella look was something akin to vintage tropicana pin-up. More photos out the outfit after the break.

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