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Hair how to: twisted evening ‘do at Jad Ghandour

Jad Ghandour's New York show saw rock-chic leather acquainted with the sensuality of sheer chiffon. But as much as Ghandour’s Hollywood clientele beamed with excitement for his gown-swamped collection, his everyday girl gleefully embraced the thought of being Joan Crawford and Angelina Jolie – all at once. The hairstyle of the show was also a hybrid: an outlandish flair complimented the leather, while the rope-twist assisted the floor-length gowns. Find out how to create the style after the break.

Looking up at Collette Dinnigan

In any runway show, the perspective from the press pit is very different to that of the audience. And there’s very good reason for that: it’s so photographers can capture the full outfits, in all their glory and drama, much like Kelly Defina did at Collette Dinnigan’s VAMFF (Melbourne Fashion Festival) show this week. This shot captures model Sophie Van Den Akker in mid step…

Backstage transformations at Gorman

Backstage at the third major runway for VAMFF (Melbourne Fashion Festival) 2012, messy, wet look hair was being artfully created. These wet strands were soon to become the tumbled tail we were so smitten with, a kind of double-twist that looked like a fish plait. Matched by lived-in black eyeliner that gave a rock-star edge, the models backstage were transformed wholly to fit the mood…