From the daily archives: "Thursday, October 23, 2014"

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Blending rough texture and avant-garde braids with war paint, tribal prints and fabrics, and organic jewelry this cover story from Elle Romania brings tribal chic to the center of fashion’s eye. Starring Nuria Nieva in a variety of nomadic poses, see the full spread in the notes.

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Emily+VanCamp+Captain+America+Winter+Soldier+y0oQjRmDXH2xPictured early in the year at the premiere of Captain America: The Winter Soldier Emily VanCamp portrayed something worth remembering: the classic beauty of smooth, silky straight hair. Women and girls dream about touchable, flowing, luxurious locks like these all the time but, really, it’s easy to do at home. One surefire, if somewhat counterintuitive way, is to use rollers. Get some tips in the notes.

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In the mood for a soft and romantic updo that does not require a trip to the salon? The hair at the Dolce & Gabbana spring 2015 show is exactly what to look for––a soft, effortless and even messy look. The models wore luxurious loose buns built on a perfect juxtaposition of texture and lavish floral arrangements or jewel-encrusted crowns. This look is perfect for the day or the evening and best yet requires minimal effort. To emulate the romantic Spanish look from the Dolce & Gabbana show, click through to style notes for a step-by-step guide. –– Michelle Rotbart

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There’s a lot to consider when selecting the perfect halloween costume, for inspiration, but it’s hard to argue against Elsa from Disney’s Frozen. She got everything: looks, personality, impressive powers, and great hair. Her voluminous side braid is essential to her look. Pair it with a pale blue gown for an easy, cool costume. Click the style notes for step-by-step instruction to creating her ‘do. –– Laura Martin

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