From the daily archives: "Friday, July 22, 2016"

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Men’s Fashion Week In New York, wrapped just last week. There was a plethora of excellent wears on the runway, but as any stylish New York knows, it’s not just what’s on the catwalk that is worth keeping an eye on. The real trends are what the the stylish tribes on the streets are rocking. And in New York City that was a great mixture of great toppers, natural and rumpled waves, and some amazing curls and fros. This is a great time to catch on to what will be trending for the next season in men’s hair! Click through the notes to see some of my favorite looks. –– Michelle Rotbart  Click for StyleNotes →

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Last week Vogue.com and Coach hosted a karaoke dance party on Second Avenue’s Ukrainian East Village Restaurant. Besides the menu of pierogies, veal meatballs, and sausages, (who says you can’t talk about food on a hair blog ) the main highlight of the evening was all of the custom flower crowns, aka Ukrainian wreaths, aka vinoks. The simple yet incredibly charming hair adornments of delicate chamomile buds and tea cup roses were a refreshing and lighthearted alternative to the previous season’s floral crowns. Folk and Eastern European influences have been trending this season in fashion and the vinoks continues to gain popularity as a stylish statement. Take note of the models at the party and wear your blooms with great messy texture or a plait and choose small florets. It’s mid-summer beauty, done right. Click through to style notes to see my favorite vinoks. –– Michelle Rotbart

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