And just like that New York Fashion Week has come and gone, ushering in some serious inspiration where we saw a lively mix of styles from ’90s grunge hair to new short hair trends. We also loved all of the cool hair tutorials that we saw backstage, featuring everything form the messy chignon to the knitted bang. With all of the trends coming at us, we wanted to share a recap of the best of the best that might inspire you to try out a new look this year. Read on and be sure to take our quiz at the end where you can chart some of your favorite looks.
Hair Trends from NYFW: Best of 17
1. Medium-Length Wavy Hair
A simple hairstyle that is anything but that we are expecting to see a ton of this spring. Medium-length hair is the perfect transitional length to try out if you want to lose some length but don’t want to go too short. It pairs amazingly with natural textures–whether you have wavy or straight hair–that we love with a subtle swooping part.
2. Wavy Highlights
We can’t get enough of how all of the goodness that’s going on with this hairstyle. This combination of natural (or crafted waves) and subtle peekaboo highlights really sets the tone for this modern look. A must-try option for spring.
3. Embracing Curls
Curlfriend, this is your season to rock your natural curls and feel confident about it! We love this look, as seen at NYFW, that was all about defined and moveable curls. To create this look at home, apply some Bed Head by TIGI on the Rebound Curl Recall Cream, onto your dry or damp hair that’ll work to reform curls, making them soft and manageable.
4. Short Top
Another option in the ’embrace your curls category’ is the short top curls that was rocking on the runway. We loved seeing this focus of layered short curls that acclimated towards the front with some fluffy texture throughout.
5. Red Waves
One color that’s been getting increasingly popular is red hair that we’ve seen in tons of variations from pumpkin spice hair tones to bright blood orange hues. Whatever shade of red that you decide to get, be sure to use a color-safe shampoo and conditioner duo, like Suave Professionals Color Protection Shampoo and the Suave Professionals Color Protection Conditioner. to help retain your red hair color a little longer.
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6. Light Buzz
And then there were the short hair trends that we adored on the runway that featured a combination of bobs, pixies and modern buzz cuts. One particular favorite was the light buzz variation with its focus on a shaving off a light dusting of hair, which could be ideal if you don’t want to go for a full-on scalp exposure.
7. Baby Afro
Loving this teeny weeny fro that we saw at NYFW with its ode to simplicity and style. Pair this look with a bold eyeshadow and you have one fierce look for 2017.
NYFW was run rampant with so many ponytails and we’re upset about that at all. This classic style is not going away but we love how the stylists’ reinvented this look, showcasing everything from day-to-night sleek ponytails and deep side part ponytails and more.
9. Middle Part
Another trend that we saw all over NYFW was the was the middle part. Worn with stick straight hair or on a wavy mane, this look is all about a controlled part that showcases the symmetry of your face.
10. Strawberry Blonde
Ready to switch up your blonde hair but not sure what hue to try out? Why not try strawberry blonde hair as a way to brighten up your face as you test out this new cool, trendy shade.
11. Platinum Hair
If you want to lighten up and channel the ’90s then this look is all you. We love this white-like hue that looks stunning on paler skin tones.
12. Twisted Hairstyles
You’ve done the twist and the half-up look. Now it’s time to try this cool NYFW-inspired hairdo that combines the two styles. As seen at the Jenny Packham show, this style is all about elegance that we can see making its way amongst the wedding scene in 2017.
13. Twisted Bun
The messy bun will always have a warm place in our hearts, but if you’re looking to rock something a little different, you’re going to want to try out this chic twisted bun. This style incorporates the braid with the twist that hangs low. Some of those wispy hairs do come out to play, making this style a bun combo of elegance and laid-back flair.
15. Halo Braid
You’ll be channeling some major ethereal Goddess vibes with this look from the alice+olivia show. This whimsical style is all about a romantic halo braid with its swooping hairs that subtly frame the face. Gorgeous for wedding, music festivals and graduations, this is definitely one of our favorite diverse hairstyles from NYFW.
16. Middle-Parted Romantic Ponytail
We mentioned how the ponytail reigned supreme at NYFW. And while the slicked-back look is typically connected to sleek styles, we loved this variation on that trend where we saw a middle-parted slick ponytail at the Jonathan Simkhai show. With a focus on wavy ends and a sleek base, you’ll need TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Serum to ensure that your hair stays shiny and smooth.
17. Bangs and Bob
By now you probably get how much we want you to embrace your natural texture, and that doesn’t always mean wearing your hair long. This fluffy bangs/bob hairstyle combo focus on rocking that volume by playing around with your texture a bit.
It’s your turn! What are some of your favorite hair trends from NYFW?