How to: Versace’s sleek ’60s hair

This season the runways have been home to a huge number of natural looking hairstyles but for the Versace show, we got hair that’s far from normal or everyday looking. Guido Palau of Redken took the ’60s hair trend of the past few seasons and turned it into a 2014 hairstyle that coincides with Versace’s iconic style. It features straight hair with volume at the…

How to wear men’s tailored shorts this spring

“Because of the way they’re tailored, they are as dressed as a pair of long trousers.” Thom Brown’s words succeed in perfectly capturing spring 2014′s fashion trends prolonged infatuation with men’s tailored shorts in a single, but highly relevant sentence. Key to a refined summer look, the men’s tailored shorts are known for carrying an automatic elegance if worn correctly. And it’s not late to…
Keeping it short: S/S '14 men's inspiration
Keeping it short: S/S '14 men's inspiration
Keeping it short: S/S '14 men's inspiration
Keeping it short: S/S '14 men's inspiration
Keeping it short: S/S '14 men's inspiration
Keeping it short: S/S '14 men's inspiration
Keeping it short: S/S '14 men's inspiration
Keeping it short: S/S '14 men's inspiration

How to: the tousled chignon at Michael Kors

An effortless kind of beauty accompanied by the softest attitude shaped the romantic-meets-modern look at Michael Kors spring / summer 2014. The tousled chignon imagined to emulate the lived-in, disheveled hairstyle resulting after a night-out was the perfect mix of pretty and edgy. With the spring 2014 hair trends pointing to all things carefree and perfectly undone in the styling department, this is a look…

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…

Shawl neck cardigan: men’s spring staple

You can’t exactly describe the shawl collar as a spring 2014 fashion trend simply because the style marked its return under the spotlight nearly five years ago. Further more, the shawl neck acts as an extension for what is a modern men’s curated wardrobe, being more of a statement piece rather than a mere fleeting fashion movement. But it’s the shawl collar’s unexpected transition from…

5 low ponytails to try this weekend

It’s in their ultimate simplicity that lies the timeless feel to make the low ponytails a major hair trend for spring 2014. For several seasons now the classic style has been reimagined, reinvented and readapted to match the modern beat. This season, the low ponytail goes from effortless to luxe, acting as the perfect choice for daytime, as well as the statement to be made…

5 glitter eye make-up looks to try this weekend: video roundup

Sophisticated and more glamorous than ever before, glitter eye make-up is currently being taken seriously, hence its emergent metamorphosis into one of the prettiest statements amoungst spring 2014 beauty trends. As with all things glittery, the key to wearing sparkling eyelids in a grown-up and refined manner is moderation. After all, you do want a dramatic look, but one that comes across fresh and above…

These Star Wars dresses will have the geek in you rejoicing

While my thoughts around the upcoming re-ignition of the Star Wars franchise revolve mostly around the frivolous (Will there be Ewoks? Will C-3PO still possess that delightful mix of politeness and pure camp? Will The Force be cooler now that we have better special effects?) there’s also the question of its cultural influence. We need not have waited too long to find links reappearing between…

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