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How to create a relaxed, retro-inspired quiff for men

Retro looks with modern twists are all over the different runway shows in the different parts of the globe. For Australian fashion week, several remakes of classic or vintage hairstyles were spotted, one of which was seen in the Vanishing Elephant show. Vanishing Elephant featured a women’s and menswear collection that was very casual chic. To go well with what the brand and collection is…

How to: the nautical beauty look at Dion Lee

Blue eye makeup is a huge trend for this year. Whether you prefer blue eye shadow or blue eye liner you can be assured that you’ll be stealing the spotlight when you go with a bold blue beauty look. That being said, Napoleon Perdis took advantage of this beauty trend and incorporated it in the Dion Lee show at Australian Fashion Week (MBFWA). The look…

How to: Lisa Ho’s geometric slick back

Amazing hairstyles are created by artists for occasions like Australian Fashion Week, and for the Lisa Ho show, the task of creating the perfect hairstyle fell on the very capable hands of Alan White. As creative director of ghd, he is not new to designing hairstyles that go well with the collections being presented without stealing the show or looking over the top. Held at…

How to: minimal, sports-luxe hairstyle

For any designer, their first fashion week show is a huge milestone which is why even the smallest details are important. Everything has to look great: the hair, the make up, everything. Han the Label, the brand of designer Khim Hang, debuted it’s first collection recently at Australian fashion week (MBFWA) and to make sure everything looked perfect, he teamed up with ghd to create…

How to create a retro-glam beauty look

Leave it to a brand with a quirky name and a cult following to have a very striking beauty look on the runway. Australian brand We Are Handsome recently launched their latest spring / summer collection on the runways of Australian Fashion Week (MBFWA) and aside from the clothes, we couldn’t help but notice the 1970s inspired beauty look. Behind this look was MBFWA official…

How to create this unique Dutch braid hairstyle

There are a lot of types of braids out there, though the most popular tend to be are the classic braid and the fishtail braid. This year, it is time to change it up a bit and try something different by rocking this spring 2013 hairstyle seen at the Manning Cartell show. The style uses a flat Dutch braid for an edgier look. A flat…

Hair how to: flicked casual side part as seen at Talulah

Hairstyle partings can sometimes be tricky as they can change the look of your face completely. But what’s not to say that a change in part can’t also be a good thing? If you always part your hair in the middle, why not try to do a side part this time? Side part hairstyles in their various forms have proved popular as a hairstyle trend…

How to create a traditional low plait hairstyle

Ponytails have two extreme styles. A high ponytail that is right on the crown of your head or a low ponytail that is close to the nape of your neck. For spring 2013, low ponytails are one of the big hairstyle trends. There have been a lot of variations of hairstyles that sit at the nape of the neck, and one example is this low…

How to create the ethereal beauty look from Karla Spectic

Inspiration comes in different forms and for the Karla Spectic collection that was seen Australian Fashion Week (MBFWA), inspiration came in the form of Religious motifs. Napoleon Perdis was given the task to create a spring 2013 beauty look that went well with the collection, and the resulting look was ethereal and luminous, a clear take on the the divine and other worldly. The look…

How to create the ’90s beauty look from Watson x Watson

Sydney has been abuzz with Australian Fashion Week (MBFWA) and one of the brands that showcased their spring / summer 2013 collection is Watson x Watson. The collection was, simply put, edgy: which is why official make up sponsor Maybelline New York created a 1990s New York inspired beauty look to go with the clothes. The man behind this look is Maybelline Make Up Director…

How to: Christopher Esber’s natural vintage beauty look

Different artists draw inspiration from many different things. In the case of the Christopher Esber show at Australian fashion week (MBFWA), make up artist Napoleon Perdis drew inspiration from Lady Keith for the beauty look. Lady Keith was an heiress, a white anglo-saxon protestant who was a fashion icon during the 1950s and 60s. What Napoleon Perdis came up with is a 1950s style neutral…

Shop the shoes from the Emma Mulholland runway

Known for her vibrant glam-rave aesthetic, Emma Mulholland was destined to have plenty of colour splashed across her Australian fashion week (MBFWA) runway. With the show about to start, here’s a preview of the shoes we’ll be seeing – as well as links to where you can shop them, available immediately, from Asos.com. ASOS Holland Heeled Sandals

How to create the contoured beauty look from Alex Perry

The teamwork between the designer and the make up artist is an integral part of any runway, because the result of this collaboration can make or break the show. Alex Perry collaborated with Napoloeon Perdis to create a beauty look apt for his collection in his recent show at Australian fashion week. The result of this is a natural beauty look that still manages to…

How to: the origami chignon

In every fashion show, it is important that there is an overall union between the clothes and the styling. For the Bec & Bridge show at Australian fashion week (MBFWA) it was the task of ghd to create a spring 2013 hairstyle that would compliment the brand’s collection. The collection was very much oriental inspired which is why an origami-like chignon was created by Alan…

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