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Before making the chop, Emma often wore her long locks in half-up styles. At the recent H&M fashion show, she applied the technique to her wavy lob. The glossy finish and side-swept front feel elegant and sweet. A bit of height at the crown adds drama. It’s a classic, simple style that pairs beautifully with Emma’s subtle cat eye and matte lips. Click the notes for step-by-step instructions to recreating the look. –– Laura Martin Click for StyleNotes →

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An ear cuff seems like a daring accessory, something that feels rebellious and a little wild, but the adornment also lends itself well to more classic looks. As shown above, a cuff with a simple radial design adds a modern touch to old Hollywood waves. An ear cuff can make a simple updo look chic and fashion forward or give some drama to a casual side-part. Click the notes to see more examples of this trending accessory in action. –– Laura Martin 

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We tend to associate long hair with a softer, more conservative aesthetic and short hair with drama and edginess. But the bob trend has turned our ideas about short hair on their head. We’ve seen above the shoulder cuts that are just as pretty, understated and feminine as their long counterparts. This cut explores the opposite principle, bringing edge and asymmetry to a below the shoulder length. Steep angles and delicately tapered points keep the geometric lines of this cut from feeling blocky, and the short fringe gives structure and balance to the angled length. Learn more about edgy long shapes in the style notes. –– Laura Martin

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If you’re hoping to turn some heads this holiday season we’ve got just the thing. Glamorous, bouncy undulations have the vintage charm of finger waves but with added gloss and drama. This look can only be achieved with a styling wand, which provides soft, uniform, curls. Get step by step instructions on the style notes. –– Laura Martin 

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Whenever the runways come around, so does the wet look hairstyle. On gangly, gaunt, waif-like girls the dripping wet look can be maddeningly sexy; the hair sparkles under the lights and the lens, adding drama and devilish indifference to the catwalk. But for the girl on the street, the wet look hairstyle appears a distant dream, the preserve of an elite cadre of chosen women. It doesn’t have to be that way. Just see the wet look as another way to wear the undone, lived-in hairstyle trend. For our tips, click notes.

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