From the daily archives: "Thursday, November 13, 2014"

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Now that baby boomers are gentrified, counterculture is no longer cool. But the ‘60s generation did do some good. The stylish dressing of the mods made a lasting impression, and their coveted styles are having another moment. Harper’s Bazaar Mexico produced this retro cover story for their November issue. Starring Esther Heesch doing her best Twiggy impression, there’s optical prints, mini skirts and A-lines, and there’s a classic cropped cut, doll-like, androgynous, and bold and blonde and youthful. See all the images and get inspiration for 60s-inspired fal/winter looks in the style notes.

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babylights

You may have already heard that highlights are coming back in, but it’s babylights that are the new vanguard. Like the name implies, they’re inspired by babies, and they’ve already been spotted on several celebrities. For babylights, imagine a blonde that only genetics or magic could bestow; a delicate, angelic, natural-looking highlight. Babylights use a very precise technique to mimic a baby-blonde color. It’s a fresh approach that can create the ultimate organic flaxen, while still giving dimension and glow. Thinking about rocking this look? Click through to style notes for what you need to know. You’ll never be asked whether your a natural blonde again! –– Michelle Rotbart

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pony

Some outfits just deserve an ultra long ponytail. Unless you are one of the lucky ones with thick, lengthy tresses the chances of achieving the super long pony without the help of extensions is slim to none. Let me introduce you to the secret double pony. Click the notes for more —Kelly Rowe 

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If you’ve ever thought about growing a mustache or beard, or convincing your man to grow one, this is your moment. November is mustache month, which means men all over the country will be growing out their facial hair to raise awareness of men’s health issues. Which means you can grow a scrappy mustache or spotty beard without judgement, and you get a whole month to decide whether or not to keep it. Need Inspiration? Click the style notes for a wide range of bearded looks. –– Laura Martin 

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