This color does something unusual: it makes rainbow hues look sophisticated. We’re used to bold colors on celebrities like Katy Perry and Ke$ha, who definitely rock the look, but not in a way that most of us would want to adapt for our own heads. In fact, bold hues are a trend that most people are still afraid of, probably because they picture something that looks very alternative. But this look, even though it’s made of ruby red and grape purple, looks very polished. The secret is in the contrast, the placement, and the structure. With these three elements in balance you can make any color look high class. Click through to learn more. –– Laura Martin Click for StyleNotes →
Trends are a fickle thing. You think green hair is the coolest and then Rihanna and Katy Perry go and post pictures of blue hair on Instagram and, wham, there’s a new style du jour. But if you pay close attention, there are always new emerging themes coming from the top end of fashion and beauty. In lieu of fixing our ADD, we asked Zach Norman, leading colorist at ARROJO Studio Williamsburg (i.e., the world’s hippest location) for his hair color trend predictions for the coming year. Beat the hoi polloi in the notes.
The ponytail is by and large the go to look for most girls; it looks great for casual brunch, formal affairs, and just plain cleaning around the house. The one pony we are loving right now is a glossy super sleek one. Get tips to get this look in the notes.