From the daily archives: "Wednesday, February 18, 2015"

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This whimsical yet bold floral updo comes from the Alice + Oliva NYFW show. A vanguard spring look that exalts the simple updo, the style is actually a surprisingly easy to do bun-twist-braid combo; it’s really just the ornamental accessory that makes it look extra special and difficult to achieve. In the notes, learn how to create this vanguard look for spring –– and go impress your friends.

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Hair accessories were all the rage in Milan and Paris for Spring ’15. New York has followed suit. Many of this season’s shows are featuring the trend. From shiny metallic bands at Honor to artsy clips at Suno, hair embellishment was everything. Click notes for more hair trend insights from NYFW. –– Michelle Rotbart 

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Okay, so it’s still cold outside but the days are starting to get longer and spring is starting to seem closer. If you’re anything like me that means you’re already finding creative ways to wear open-toed shoes and bronzer, anything to pretend spring is already here. Flowered headbands are a great way to incorporate spring beauty into your late-winter ensembles. Click the style notes for tips on how to wear the look. –– Laura Martin

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There are few women that have looked as stylish and as effortless as Jane Birkin. Case in point: her signature hairstyle. Loose waves, sexy long bangs, and chunky layers that hit just at the chin. It’s an easy-going look, but it also feels a little tough. It’s a little shaggy, a little mod, and a lot sexy. Click the style notes for tips on what to tell you stylist and how to style it at home. –– Laura Martin

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