From the daily archives: "Tuesday, September 24, 2013"

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Like your favorite pair of skinny jeans, this casual easygoing style works with everything. Length is lightened with face framing layers while twisted texture and piecey surface quality give the look a seasonal update. A slightly gritty nap and center parting nod to high fashion inspiration while still feeling relaxed and wearable.This pretty style is simple to achieve with the right products, read on for tips on recreating the look at home. –– Laura Martin

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Many of us hit the gym so we can feel awesome and sweat away our daily stress. However, it’s hard to feel awesome when you’re struggling to get your hair out of your face, keep pins in your bun, or a headband from sliding off your head. Plus, some hair accessories can be boring. I may rock the ninja look for my gear but I want at something cute and functional for my hair. Luckily, as I was shopping at Lululemon, I found the coolest hair accessories. Pins, headbands, even a hat––throw them in your gym bag, they’re sure to brighten your look and keep you working hard. For my favorite hair accessories to wear while I gym-tone my frame up, click style notes. –– Michelle Rotbart 

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When I was a little girl I had a whole drawer filled with barrettes in various colors and shapes. I liked them so much I wore them into my twenties. The bright clips brought instant fun and femininity to any outfit. I used them to finish my braids, clip back my bangs, and anchor my side parts. Although I eventually outgrew them I never stopped loving their whimsical brightness. So you can imagine my excitement at seeing the playful pins that adorned the ‘dos at the shows of Ruffian, Zac Posen, and Honor. Delicate materials and pastel colors gave this youthful accessory a new grown-up twist. Read on for tips on adding girlish embellishments to your look. –– Laura Martin

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A single tone and glassy surface unify the disparity of weight and depth in this look. The heavy fringe is emphasized by a spectrum of shades, ranging from pale strawberry to dark mahogany, which are unified by copper tonality. The wispy lengths are strengthened with rich warm red and dusted with pinpoint strands of lightness. The slim silhouette and vivid sheen add polish to the edgy shape, making it both artistic and sophisticated. Read on for tips on achieving the look. –– Laura Martin

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