From the daily archives: "Tuesday, November 20, 2012"

Ponytails are a perfect hairstyle because they are accessible, practical, and given the right placement, look good on everyone. However, your pony doesn’t have to be mundane and depend on basic black hair elastics. We are loving the metal hair tie trend that has caught wave recently. Try one of these ties with a sleek and slicked back pony or a teased style. Click through for steps on how to execute each pony tail.

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Decades of glamorous rebels grace the pages of Bullet Magazine’s fall fashion spread, It Had To Be You. Inspired by the renegade movements of the late 20th century, these looks pop with vibrant colors, big hair and bold accessories. Provocative poses and saturated makeup enhance the defiant energy. Each look is enmeshed with visual resonance that recalls musical inspiration, from fifties rock to nineties electronica, the images invoke musical influences that spawned cultural movements. Put on your favorite oldies station and click through the full spread.

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Loose waves trailing over one shoulder are set off by indigo tinged jet in this look by fashion blogger MaryAlice M. A short fringe provides texture contrast, pairing sleek lines with relaxed coils. The deep hue makes the most of negative space, showing off the airiness of the curls and the blurred edge of the fringe for a bewitching look. Read on for simple steps to achieving the mysterious aura of exotic flora.

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