From the daily archives: "Thursday, September 18, 2014"

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In the modern fashion, celebrity Selena Gomez took to Instagram to reveal how she gets banged up. Her bumptious new fringe reminds us of Brigitte Bardot’s iconic look, but according to her post, it was British ‘IT’ girl Suki Waterhouse that provided the inspiration: “Tried my best @sukiwaterhouse,” she said. In any case, the disheveled, devil-may-care waves combine with the bangs for a sexy, bedhead look. Do you have the swagger to pull off this style? Get tips in the notes.

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This undone, messy French twist looks perfectly imperfect. The loose flyaway pieces, careless twist, and elevated shape give the look an appealing, natural quality. It’s hard to believe that something so loose and contemporary could be related to the classic, sleek and demure updo, but this is basically a modern deconstructed version of the vintage French ‘do. Learn to make your own messy twist in the notes.

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Nicole Richie recently transformed her candy colored locks to a deep gunmetal that is sure to be a hot fall color trend. Her choice signals a change in the bright color trend, a move toward darker, muted tones. The pastels and vibrant shades of the last few seasons are slowly fading away, replaced by softer, cooler shades that connote stormy skies and tarnished metals. Click the style notes to learn more about this emerging trend. –– Laura Martin

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The fitness trend is taking fashion in new directions, toward cleaner lines, softer makeup, and more easy-going, sport-inspired hairstyles. Last year’s wet look trend was all about youthful freshness and healthy glow. On the runways of Spring/Summer 2015 styling trends exhibit a full range of sports-related themes. From tumbling yoga-ponytails, to damp tennis-bobs, to slick boxer braids. Weather you want to look tough or dewy, there’s plenty here to love. Click the style notes to learn more about incorporating fitness into your beauty routine. –– Laura Martin

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