From the daily archives: "Thursday, July 19, 2012"

Sports Illustrated covergirl Kate Upton always looks stunning, but we were really blown away by her recent look at the Cannes Film Festival. The model jazzed up her classic black dress with curly, disheveled waves. Her asymmetric curls were both glamorous and trendy. And we adore the loose, pulled-back strands on the side. Keep reading to learn how to replicate this sultry look.

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Kim Kardashian boasts one of the world’s most desirable hairstyles because it is long and shiny and luscious (and it frames a perfect profile). With all the covetousness, it is easy to forget that it is the variety of her hairstyling that gets her lensed so often. She may have an entourage to assist, but she is a great example of using hair as an accessory. The long layers help. They mean she can wave or curl her hair, put it into an updo, or create an interesting entwine. Apart from the pony, notice how in these stand out looks, Kim always wears a side-part with the long side falling forward and the short side tucked back. This is a classic technique for creating face-framing asymmetry, and it’s one of the reasons she always looks so good. For tips on creating Kim’s hairstyles, check the Style Notes… 

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