From the daily archives: "Tuesday, February 21, 2012"

If you subscribe to the idea that trends come from the street, it’s time to top knot. Looking round NYC lately, every chic girl about town is wearing one, and this version has just enough disheveled elegance to make it classic with an edge. Top knots are quick and easy to do, fashionable and, in terms of aesthetics, help to elongate features like cheekbones and chin.

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This youthful bob with bangs takes inspiration from the fabulous flappers of the 1920s, but, with fiery red color, it is an unshakeable modern take. It looks like a razor-cut, which gives the hair separation and pieciness. The back is cut to the nape and this allows hair to be elevated, adding volume and structure to a shape that is texturized, moveable, and insouciant. A great style for a hip young girl.

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