NYFW Spring 2012: Haute Hair

NYFW Spring 2012: Haute Hair
ESSENCE.COM Sep, 09, 2011

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At Milly, models hit the runway rocking a deep center part, with strands swept into severe side ponytails and buns. Very no-brainer elegant. Buns for everyone!

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Hannant’s collection was inspired by 1930s chinoiserie, but the hairstyles were a mix of 60’s bouffants and 80’s teased-and-crimped mall hair (a recurring theme this season!). Edgy!


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The gowns were breathtaking, and the hair — teased to high heaven and French twisted in the back — was just the right touch, somewhere between ’80s decadence and early ’60s prim. Love.


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Herrera’s pieces were the absolute epitome of elegance (well, duh). And the hair was the perfect accent — parted down the middle and swept into a low, looped ponytail. Simple and chic.


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The hair at L.A.M.B. was a style statement unto itself! Slicked up into a high, swirling topknot, the sharpness helped punctuate the graphic prints and shapes in the collection.


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Designer Luca Orlandi sent models down the runway sporting gloriously tousled, glossy-beyond-belief waves — punctuated with bandanas in every color.


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Twisted into tiny, coily buns and accentuated with skinny ribbons, the hair at Jason Wu was ultra-chic and totally modern.


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Designer Nicholas K sent ethereal, layered looks down the runway, but the models’ hair — breezy blowouts, casually swept to one side — was simple and chic. Loving the ease of it!


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At Rebecca Taylor, models were easy breezy sexy in simple hair brushed back of the face and falling in just-showered hair.


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At Kors, the models’ hair was teased and textured into a gloriously thick, messy chic pony. For extra safari chic effectwoven through with skinny pieces of rawhide.


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At Tracey Reese, models sported 1940’s-style ’dos, with the hair brushed forward and pinned into a retro roll. So chic with the super-feminine collection.


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