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How to: Dion Lee’s half up top knot

The collaboration between Dion Lee and Redken’s Hair Director Jon Pulitano is not new, but it always yields great results. For this season’s show at MBFWA, this partnership has given us a hairstyle that’s a mix of different international 2014 hair trends. It’s simple, chic, young and a little bit oriental- there’s really nothing more we can ask for. The hairstyle is basically a half…

How to: the Hermes soft side twist

The stars of the ’70s were known for their glamorous yet effortless beauty. Still inspiring women of today, it’s the simplest of looks that can be reinterpreted with a modern twist. And don’t we all love hairstyles that will only take a few minutes to create? This is what Guido Palau of Redken did for the Hermes fall 2014 show. The look is simple with…

How to: the effortless, low knot hairstyle

Somewhere between a double hair knot and a classic low ponytail, a cool new style came to see the light of day on the fall / winter 2014 runways. A style so effortless and so relaxed that we can’t help but feel would perfectly match the spring and summer fashion both in attitude, and easiness. You can positively include the more sophisticated update on the…

How to: Jean Paul Gaultier’s super slick topknot

Jean Paul Gaultier has always been known to be “out of the box”. For his fall 2014 fashion show, we were brought far into outer space with his Brits in Space themed collection. It was the very talented Guido Palau of Redken who was given the task to create hairstyles to match Gaultier’s characters. One style he came up with was a super slick top…

How to: Nina Ricci’s ultra-feminine low ponytail

Proof that simplicity is still the ultimate form of sophistication, the soft and utterly feminine low ponytail imagined by Redken creative consultant Guido for Nina Ricci, matched the romantic vibes of the lace-filled spring 2014 collection. Sleek but easily luxurious, the low, loose ponytail tied effortlessly with a black ribbon spoke of all things beautiful and uncomplicated, making for a spring 2014 hair trend hard to…

6 simple hair tricks that will change your morning routine

Mornings are usually defined by all those crazy moments spent trying to save time either because you’re already running late, or simply because you prefer to spend a few extra minutes in bed to the detriment of a complex beauty routine. But getting out the door faster and looking completely put together is a matter of mastering a few easy hair tricks that promise to…

Dungarees & overalls are back: here’s how to wear them

On imagines that the coolness of bib overalls - also known as dungarees - comes from their workwear origins. There's a relaxed, down-to-earth mood associated with someone who is as far away from white-collar, tie-wearing worker as you can get. Overalls are grubby, hands-on, no airs and graces sort of fare; a uniform for the mechanic and the street-smart youth alike. Back with new interpretations, here's how you can make dungarees look cool for spring 2014.
Bibbed: S/S '14
Bibbed: S/S '14
Bibbed: S/S '14
Bibbed: S/S '14
Bibbed: S/S '14
Bibbed: S/S '14
Bibbed: S/S '14
Bibbed: S/S '14

How to get Arizona Muse’s gorgeous textured bob

Working towards making the bob haircut equal parts cool and unpredictable, while still entirely relevant amongst spring 2014′s hair trends, Arizona Muse’s effortless loose, textured hairstyle from the Witchery autumn / winter 2014 campaign bets on natural seduction. It is undone but in a way that reads sophistication, and more importantly that allows for free movement and easy styling. Polished, carrying an element of moisture but…
Witchery A/W '14 campaign
Witchery A/W '14 campaign
Witchery A/W '14 campaign
Witchery A/W '14 campaign
Witchery A/W '14 campaign
Witchery A/W '14 campaign
Witchery A/W '14 campaign
Witchery A/W '14 campaign

10 horse-motif pieces to usher in the Year of the Horse

Fast victories, unexpected adventures and good luck, this is what the year of the Horse (debuting on January 31) is expected to bring along. Perhaps you’re keen on celebrating its promise of good fortune in a fashionable manner – how else? – or you just happen to love the horse’s wild and independent spirit - either way, we need no other excuses to put together a list of 10 horse motif pieces to usher in the Chinese New Year with.

10 beautiful backstage photos from Couture week

There’s always a different view to be glimpsed backstage, whether it’s a view of how the show is put together or of how a garment sits on the body when the model is relaxed and waiting instead of in full stride. At this week’s Paris fashion week for Haute Couture spring 2014, we saw so many beautiful runway moments, but that’s not to discount the…

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