french twist


Carolina Herrera Spring / Summer 2014

Those anticipating elegance and femininity from Carolina Herrera – New York’s reigning queen of both – got even more than they bargained for at her spring / summer 2014 show. One could just imagine the walking directive contained words like unhurried, graceful, Grace Kelly even. Elegant French twisted in hair and razor shoulder blades held back with high society precision, every girl belonged in the…

French rolls: 5 luxe updos to try this weekend

The classic, cinematic nature of fall 2013’s hair trends means luxe yet unfussy up-dos like the French roll are key ones to learn. This particular style can be created in minimal steps, swept up into an effortless day-to-night style, or given more of a vintage feel with backcombing and slightly more complexity. To cover off on both takes and in between, here are 5 hair…

Models after Prada: street style gallery

When we spoke to Redken’s Guido Palau backstage at Prada’s spring show, he described Prada’s faux bang hairstyle as a way to make the classic french twist “more boyish”. The wispy strands dusting the forehead made for a slightly unconventional look to go with Prada’s collection; but we did wonder at how it would translate to an everyday look on the street. To best answer…

Babydolls and French femininity: Jessica Choay

There are just not enough things in the world able to evoke romance and to whisper femininity quite like the entire concept of shooting for a lingerie campaign, envisioned by an emerging French designer, in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Accordingly, Milan, the gorgeous Jovana Filipovic and Jessica Choay‘s utterly subtle collection of babydolls bring along a whole new meaning for…
Jessica Choay Babydolls S/S '13 campaign
Jessica Choay Babydolls S/S '13 campaign
Jessica Choay Babydolls S/S '13 campaign
Jessica Choay Babydolls S/S '13 campaign
Jessica Choay Babydolls S/S '13 campaign
Jessica Choay Babydolls S/S '13 campaign
Jessica Choay Babydolls S/S '13 campaign
Jessica Choay Babydolls S/S '13 campaign

How to: wet look French twist

It’s no secret that wet look hair has made a huge come back in the runways and as such features prominently amoungst the list of 2013 hairstyles. The appeal can be attributed to it’s relaxed, laid back feel while at the same time, maintaining some edginess. It’s one of those looks that you can easily incorporate into your everyday outfit without looking over the top.…

5 to try: retro holiday hair how-to videos

They’ll never be as prominent as the more effortless, loose styles; but 1960s hairstyles have still made a big impact on 2013’s hair trends. And the fact that not everyone is willing to put in the effort just means you’ll stand out all the more when you do. This time focusing on bouffant and beehive styles that are perfect for the holiday season (nothing elevates…

Chanel Iman for XOXO

We love a bit of bouffant hair and Chanel Iman’s beehive is no exception. She stars on the cover of the latest XOXO Magazine.

Hairspiration from Hannah Holman

Covering the latest issue of Lula is Hannah Holman, not only looking soft and pretty to a doll-like degree, but also providing some hairstyle inspiration manna for all your retro days. This is kind of like the bouffant double french twist we saw a lot of last spring (and again this season) – only with a bit of extra teasing for a delicately dishevelled bed-hair…