V is for Volume! Bewitching California songstress, Lana Del Rey, hit the Fall 2017 cover of V Magazine with BIG riding boots and even BIGGER hair. The equestrian themed shoot by Steven Klein flings us into autumn with dark brown hues & tweed riding jackets.
New York Fashion week is known for pushing the envelope, and the looks can be hard to translate to the street. If the runways at home seem too extreme, you may find inspiration abroad.The French are famous for gamine chic: an understated, effortless and slightly androgynous style. From shirred waves to boyish pleats, these subdued looks are subtle enough for everyday wear and oh so stylish. Click the notes to learn more about each look. ––Laura Martin Click for StyleNotes →
Image: Balmain Spring/Summer Hair Couture Campaign by An Le.
French Fashion House, Balmain, recently made a move into the beauty market, bringing their luxurious exclusive name to a new line of hair care called Hair Couture. Now they’ve released their spring/summer campaign to support the line. Staring Devon Windsor, Cindy Bruna and Noemie Lenoir in a variety of dramatic, sleek and sexy styles, the hair is reminiscent of the iconic looks of Farrah Fawcett and Cher. See all of the glorious imagery below. . . Click for StyleNotes →
The fashion world is a buzzing with the anticipation of the newest Balmain x H&M that’s launching November 5th. Balmain is a storied Parisian couture house known for its womanly silhouettes and rich embellishments, and now with designer Olivier Rousteing at the helm it’s definitely for the insta-generation. The look book for the collection, released last week, already has fashionistas swooning. Beyond the amazing clothing, the hair was also stand out. One of the models sported brushed back tendrils with lots of volume. A super glamorous look. And if Balmain does it, then it’s instantly cool. So grab your paddle brush, snap a selfie and click through to the notes for more photographic evidence. –– Michelle Rotbart