From the daily archives: "Tuesday, June 18, 2013"

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Two weeks ago we brought you toned-down versions of this season’s most coveted looks, perfect for girls with understated and classic style. But this post is for a different type of lady, one who’s style is a bit more dramatic, who likes to get noticed, to stand out in a crowd. These cuts portray confidence and individuality. If you’re ready to turn heads, try one of these statement making shapes. Read on for details about each cut. –– Laura Martin

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loose waves

To me, an ideal summer wardrobe consists of 1970s inspired caftans, lightweight t-shirts and tunics, woven pants, and espadrilles –– easily thrown on and ready-to-wear pieces that take you from errands to cocktails. Hair should be just as carefree. No need for excessive primping and polishing; summer is the best time to let hair flow casually and be effortless, tousled, disheveled –– yet perfectly so. Long hair is especially good for creating, with minimal fuss, a bohemian hairstyle aesthetic as part of your summer look. For some easy to do tips, click style notes. –– Michelle Rotbart

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The Stargazer Lily get its name from the upward turn of its blossoms, which face boldly into the sun. Gleaming white ribbed with vivid fuchsia makes a strong, feminine statement worthy of showing off. Stealing this bloom’s gorgeous color palette is sure to get you noticed, and a fun way to update blonde locks. Read on for my professional formulas, and for tips on achieving the look on a variety of shades. –– Laura Martin 

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