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17 of Our Favorite Hair Trends From NYFW and a Quiz!

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Serena Norr

Some of the best looks from NYFW.

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

Hair Trends from NYFW blonde hair
Medium-length hairstyle swooped to the side. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

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.

Hair Trends from NYFW wavy hair
Subtle highlights and wavy hair. Yes, please! Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

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.

Hair Trends from NYFW wavy curls
Embrace your natural curls with the right products. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

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.

Hair Trends from NYFW short hair
Another way to embrace your hair with short, fluffy layers. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

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.

Hair Trends from NYFW wavy red
Gorgeous combo from NYFW. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

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 Conditionerto help retain your red hair color a little longer.

Hair Trends from NYFW buzzed cut
Buzz out on your hair this spring. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

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.

Hair Trends from NYFW baby afro
A baby afro as seen at NYFW. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

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.

Hair Trends from NYFW
The ponytail is a classic for a reason. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

8. Ponytail

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.

hair trends from NYFW red hair
A mild red, we love this tone with a classic middle part.

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.

Quiz: What Have Been Some of Your Favorite Hair Trends from NYFW blonde hair
A cool strawberry blonde, this shade is an awesome way to transition away from the dark winter hues as you embrace some lighter tones this spring. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

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.

hair trends from nyfw 90s hair
A trend we are so happy to see. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

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.

hair trends from nyfw half-up
A crafted half-up style to mix things up a bit. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

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.

hair trends from nyfw twisted bun
Upgrade your messy bun in 2017. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

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.

messy halo braid platinum baby plait
Oh, yea there halo plait. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

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.

romantic wavy ponytail at 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.

hair trends from nyfw bangs and bob
A fun new way to try out the bangs/bob combo. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

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?

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Serena Norr
Stay hair curious, Serena
17 February 2017

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