Trends come and go but bangs are forever (well, we think so at least). After seeing an influx of bangs flutter past us on the NYC streets we have come to the conclusion that fall fringe is all the rage!
In case you missed it, last night was the biggest night of award season: the Oscars. And while most eyes were checking out the dresses, I was all about the hair and faces. An actress’s beauty look carries equal if not more importance to her outfit, as it’s the finishing touch that can make her unforgettable. There were many inspired styles on the night; my favorite’s include Jennifer Lawrence wearing her scintillating blonde casually down, Olivia Wilde’s side-parted braid bun, and Daisy Ridley’s intricate updo. I recommend pulling these looks into your files to use as inspiration for your next fancy event. To see more of my favorites, click through to style notes. –– Michelle RotbartClick for StyleNotes →
During this year’s Oscars, Kerry Washington drew a plethora of plaudits for her pregnancy-appropriate ensemble. Her couture dress and diamond earrings may be out of reach, but if you wear long hair, Kerry’s elegant take on the archetypal half up, half down hair ‘do can be yours with a few products and tools, tips and tricks. The beauty of this style is that it keeps your locks off the face, yet retains the feminine appeal of tresses tumbling down the back. Plus it’s formal enough for special events, casual enough for brunches and lunches. For styling tips, click notes.
Kerry Washington has that certain something; she always looks fabulous. Her latest hairstyle continues her fashion-forward theme, while retaining the timeless elegance, beauty and grace for which she is famed. An asymmetrical, short to long wave cascade, the shape opens her gorgeous face-frame, and features scintillating shine. But it is the color that steals the light. A deep, smokey brown billows with ribbons of artful red streaks, perfectly placed to spotlight her tumbling texture. Attaining a similarly glamorous style is easy if you know how; for our tips, click style notes.