Haute Couture Week: Best hair round-up

Amra | 10 July 2018
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Fashion at its finest…

 

Fashion lovers everywhere can rejoice for Haute Couture Week! We’ve been eagerly keeping an eye on the runway shows to fawn over the quirky outfits and, of course, striking hairstyles.

And let us tell you now: this season’s show hasn’t disappointed. In fact, it’s served up a stunning array of wearable retro and modern hair looks that we urge you to give a go.



Haute Couture Week FW18: The hairstyles everyone’s talking about



 

Paris Haute Couture Week fw18: close up shot of a model on the runway with chocolate brown hair styled into a glamorous bouffant, wearing a feathery purple dress and walking down the Valentino runway
This hair-raising look is sure to get you all the compliments. Credit: indigitalimages.com

1. Priscilla Presley hair at Valentino

The sky-high bouffant, which Priscilla Presley made famous was brought back by Valentino this season in extreme proportions! So, just remember if you’re rocking 60s-inspired hairstyles to give your bouffant or beehive style a lot of height.

VO5 Dry Backcomb Spray

Editor’s tip: Whether you’re dealing with finer locks that need a boost or want to recreate this hair-raising style, you really can’t go wrong with trying out the VO5 Dry Backcomb Spray.

This product will help you create big, voluminous updos full of texture while also working as an instant mane refresher.

Paris Haute Couture Week fw18: close up shot a woman with short dark brown styled into a voluminous, swept-back quiff, wearing a colourful suit and walking down the ralph russo runway
If it’s good enough for The King, it’s good enough for you. Credit: indigitalimages.com

2. Elvis Presley hair at Ralph Russo

Can we please take a moment to appreciate how well these models from the Ralph Russo runway pulled off Elvis Presley-inspired quiffs?

Swept-back and styled to sleek-perfection, this edgy, voluminous ‘do will make you feel like a total #girlboss on your next night out.

Paris Haute Couture Week fw18: close up shot of a woman with medium brown hair styled into a beehive updo, wearing cat eye liner and a printed top, on the fendi runway
Oh, beehive! Credit: indigitalimages.com

3. Glam beehives at Fendi

Thought that attempting a full-blown beehive might seem hard? With our easy tutorial, you’ll be channelling Fendi vibes in no time. Just don’t forget to pair your pretty look with winged liner, will you?

Paris Haute Couture Week fw18: close up shot of model on the chanel runway with dark blonde, medium rockabilly hair, walking down the runway
Go Grease lighting! Credit: indigitalimages.com

4. Rockabilly hair at Chanel

If anyone knows how to make a ponytail feel fresh again, it’s Chanel. Models were sent down the runway with rockabilly-inspired quiffs at the front and swinging ponies in the back. That’s our party hair, sorted.

Paris Haute Couture Week fw18: close up shot of a woman on the runway with golden blonde hair styled into a retro twist updo, wearing mustard dress and posing
This is the twist you’ve been waiting for. Credit: indigtalimages.com

5. Twist updos at Julien Fournié

Give your go-to bun an elegant retro upgrade by teaming it with a pinned victory roll, as seen on the Julien Fournié runway.

Up next: 7 vintage updo hairstyles you’ll love.

Paris Haute Couture Week fw18: close up shot of a model with flipped light brown bob, wearing hair accessories over it, backstage at the Givenchy haute couture week
Dramatic headpieces will elevate your style. Credit: indigitalimages.com

6. Dramatic headpieces at Givenchy

You’ve got the perfect bob haircut, but now what? Show it off at your next festival with a dazzling headpiece or accessory for a Cleopatra-worthy ‘do. Thanks for the tip, Givenchy!

Paris Haute Couture Week fw18: close up shot of model on the christophe josse runway with a light brown, shoulder length bob, complete with crimped accents at the front, wearing sandy shirt and walking on the runway
Crimped hair has never looked so chic. Credit: indigitalimages.com

7. Crimped accents at Christophe Josse

If dramatic headpieces aren’t for you, you’ll adore this subtle hair trend we spotted on the Christophe Josse runway: crimped accents.

Instead of crimping all of your hair, focus solely on the front of your hair. It’s only a matter of time before you get stopped and asked if you’re a part of the glitterati…

TRESemmé Biotin + Repair 7 Primer Spray

Editor’s tip: Since you’ll be needing the assistance of heated styling tools to achieve your crimps, you’ll need to safeguard your strands from damage with a heat protectant.

Why not try the TRESemmé Biotin + Repair 7 Primer SprayIt’ll help visibility repair your hair from 7 types of damage (including heat styling), add shine and make it easier for you to style your mane.

Paris Haute Couture Week fw18: close up shot of model with caramel brown hair styled into undone waves, wearing pink sheer top and posing on the Ronald van der kemp runway
The messier, the better. Credit: indigitalimages.com

8. Textured hair at Ronald van der Kemp

It started with the French girl hair trend and now, anyone who’s anyone wants effortlessly undone, bedhead hair — isn’t that right, Ronald van der Kemp?

Up next: Textured hairstyles that’ll up your mane game.

Paris Haute Couture Week fw18: close up shot of a model with dark brown hair styled into a low knotted bun, wearing a floral dress with puffy sleeves on the Schiaparelli runway
What’s knot to love? Credit: indigitalimages.com

9. Knotted buns at Schiaparelli

Swapping out your favourite bun for this Schiaparelli-inspired knotted one, is a quick way for you to rock runway hair in real life.

Keep the look extra casual by leaving out a few loose strands and you’ll be good to go.

 



Paris Haute Couture Week SS18: 5 hairstyles you should copy



 

close up shot of kaia gerber with low sleek ponytail with floral viell on it, wearing pink fluffly dress on the chanel paris haute couture runway ss18
According to Chanel’s runway, there’s nothing wearing a ponytail on your big day. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

 1. Bridal ponytails at Chanel

Getting married this year? According to Chanel’s runway, there’s nothing wrong with walking down the aisle with a ponytail hairstyle – well, not just any ponytail.

With wispy strands framing the face, this low ponytail has been paired with a mesh veil and complete with a few flowers on top, making it the perfect options for any of your fashion obsessed brides-to-be.

TONI&GUY Illuminating Hair Perfume

Editor’s tip: Want to have the shiniest bridal hair of them all? Just make sure to spritz your pretty pony with the TONI&GUY Illuminating Hair Perfume and you’ll be good to glow!

close up shot of bella hadid with micro sunglasses and slicked back hairstyle, wearing neck collar and checked shirt
Are you ready to enter the Matrix? Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

2. Matrix hair at Alexandra Vauthier

Here’s a brilliant example of how to rock on-trend micro sunglasses with slicked-back hair. Casually gelled back over the crown, this bold and futuristic style is full of eye-catching contrasts.

The best thing about this fire ‘do we spotted on Alexandra Vauthier runway? It’ll work a treat on ladies with long and short hair, too.

close up shot of model backstage with beachy waves and hidden braids weaved in backstage at the ziad nakad show paris haute couture ss18
Festival hair? Sorted! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

3. Boho braids and loose waves at Ziad Nakad

Just because you’re wearing a princess-worthy gown, that doesn’t mean you can’t rock some boho braids with loose waves, isn’t that right Ziad Nakad?

The designer sent models down his runway with mini plaits and tousled waves, showing us all how perfectly these trendy hairstyles work together. So, if you’ve been looking for style full of laid-back allure, look no further.

close up shot of model on the guo pei runway with golden hair accessories in her mane, wearing satin dress and statement earrings
Hair accessories ruled Guo Pei’s runway! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

4. Hair accessories at Guo Pei

If there’s one thing we learnt from Guo Pei’s runway, it’s that you can never have enough hair accessories. Whether you go for golden hair clips (a la the picture above) or stick to tried-and-true bobby pins, make 2018 the year you finally beat hair boredom.

close up shot of model with high, sleek topknot with side part and undercut, wearing trench coat and posing on the jean paul gaultier paris haute couture ss18 runway
Clean-lined aesthetics will be everywhere in 2018. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

5. Bold cuts at Jean Paul Gaultier

Do you dare to go further than most ladies? Want a style that’ll have you standing out the crowd? Jean Paul Gaultier has got just the thing: an undercut top knot.

This fierce, sultry hairstyle is totally in tune with the clean-lined aesthetics you’ll be seeing everywhere. So, will you brave the shave?

 

 



Paris Haute Couture Week AW17: 5 dreamy hairstyles to try



 

The season may have passed but the fabulous hairstyles seen on the AW17 runways are still worth trying out! From shimmering accessories to sleek and chic ‘dos, there’s sure to be a look that’ll transform you into a fashion icon in no time…

model with flowers and bows in her hair on the rodarte runway
Fancy flowers and beautiful bows at Rodarte. Credit: indigitalimages.com

1. Flowers and bows at Rodarte

At the Rodarte show, models looked as if they stepped out of A Midsummer Night’s Dream with their mane romantically decorated with baby’s breath flowers and silk ribbon bows.

And with the flower hair trend reigning supreme, you really can’t go wrong with this dramatic, playful look at your next party, wedding or festival. Just bear in mind you’ll turn heads  – for all the right reasons, of course!

backshot of model with a netted low ponytail on the chanel paris haute couture runway 2017
Hair nets + sleek low ponytails = Chanel-perfect hair. Credit: indigitalimages.com

2. Netted low ponytails at Chanel

When we said ponytails would take 2017 by a storm, we meant it! And that’s exactly what iconic fashion house Chanel served up: models had their hair styled into elegant, low looped ponytails, which were fastened with a hair net and topped off with a classic Chanel hat.

So, if you think ponytails are ‘boring’, we suggest you give this stylish, work-appropriate hairstyle a whirl. Whether you choose to dress yours up with a hair net or keep it minimal is up to you!

VO5 Sleek Creation Hairspray

Editor’s tip: Want your ponytail to look this sleek and shiny? Just be sure to mist the VO5 Sublime Sleek Creation Hairspray before and after you straighten your hair for super sleek hair. Neat, right?

model with wet look hairstyle on the proenza schouler runway paris haute couture week 2017
Channel your inner sea goddess with this wet hair from Proenza Schouler’s show. Credit: indigitalimages.com

3. Wet-look hair at Proenza Schouler

For a simple yet fashion-approved date night look, draw inspiration from this sexy, wet-look hairstyle we spotted on Proenza Schouler’s runway. Beauty bonus: This chic look works well for ladies with both long and short hair!

Editor’s tip: To create a similar look (without a glam squad!), just check out our simple step-by-step tutorial, here.

Bella hadid on the Maison Margiela runway with spray painted golden hair with red lips and black outfit
Golden spray painted locks ruled Maison Margiela’s runway. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

4. Golden spray paint

All that glitters was gold at the Maison Margiela show, which featured models with metallic spray painted, wavy locks. While we do love the subtlety of the hair foil trend, this daring take on the style, makes for a bold and beautiful party hairstyle that’s bound to get everyone talking.

model with hidden plaits and micro bangs on the iris van herpen runway paris haute couture week
Playful plaits at Iris van Herpen. Credit: indigitalimages.com

5. Plenty of plaits at Iris van Herpen

Are you a sucker for all things boho? Then prepare to fall in love with the mini plaits we spotted on the Iris van Herpen runway.

Featuring a playful array of micro plaits at the forefront and tousled hair at the back, this modern look is a great way to take second-day hair from drab to fab, in a flash.

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