Street Style Hair: Book Smart

Afros, twists, weaves, and curls Hair Story: Untangling the Roots of Black Hair in America, explores them all. An updated editon of the book (it originally debuted in 2001), was released this week. At the launch party, held at Hair Rules salon in Manhattan, stylish ladies came to explore their hair history—and show off the coolest of today's styles. Check out some of our favorites. 

ESSENCE.COM Jan, 30, 2014

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Lori Tharps attends the Hair Stories launch in New York City. 

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Alysha Casis attends the Hair Stories launch in New York City. 

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Veronica Wells attends the Hair Story launch in New York City.

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Tanisha Blakey attends the Hair Story launch in New York City.

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Rochelle Wilson attends the Hair Story launch in New York City.

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Rebecca Carrol attends the Hair Story launch in New York City.

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Rai Mensah attends the Hair Story launch in New York City.

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Patrice Peck attends the Hair Story launch in New York City.

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Nordi Giancana attends the Hair Story launch in New York City.

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Metanoya Z Webb attends the Hair Story launch in New York City.

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Loran Hamilton attends the Hair Story launch in New York City.

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LaParis Hawkins attends the Hair Story launch in New York City.

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Killary Crosley attends the Hair Story launch in New York City.

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Joie Johnson attends the launch of Hair Story in New York City.

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Joan Morgan attends the launch of Hair Story in New York City.

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Jasmine Santiago attends the launch of Hair Story in New York City.

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Diane Dacosta attends the launch of Hair Story in New York City.

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Danielle Simonne Moales attends the launch of Hair Story in New York City.

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Cynthia Edonh attends the launch of Hair Story in New York City.

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Crystal Whaley attends the launch of Hair Story in New York City.

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Ashley Mayes attends the Hair Story launch in New York City.

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Alysha Casis attends the Hair Stories launch in New York City. 

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