After taking a look at some of the hair trends that dominated S/S 17′s Paris Fashion Week, we couldn’t help but to fall for Alexander McQueen’s witchy textured ponytails. This undone textured pony paired perfectly with the Medieval English theme of the collection.
For top models like Karlie Kloss, February is one of the busiest months of the year with fashion weeks in New York, Paris, London and Milan. Lesser-knowns may only walk in a couple of shows, but an in-demand model like Karlie wears the full range of a season’s trends over the course of a few weeks. Karlie’s fashion week looks range from bombshell volume to no nonsense braids, these are the trends to try in the upcoming year. Click the notes to learn more. –– Laura MartinClick for StyleNotes →
We haven’t seen the last of braids. Last week, as the fashion shows wrapped, Céline showcased sleek single strand twines to flatter the woman on-the-go. Proving again that Phoebe Philo and team know what women want, braids popped up on Parisian street styles this week too. Models and fashion insiders like Binx Walton, Michelle Elie, and Elaine Welteroth were all spotted wearing voluminous and playful braids. If these ladies are any indication of what’s to come for spring, you better get your braiding game on. To see more great braids from the streets of Paris, click through to style notes. –– Michelle Rotbart
Every city has its own aesthetic. New York can never seem to fully shake the eighties. Paris is tied indefinitely to the chicness of a scarf. London is the home of both preppy and punk. Combining the two influences, this short shape feels both buttoned-up and roughed-up. Frayed edges counter classic lines in this outgrown shape that pairs equally well with leather and polos. If you’re looking for a new cut, a bit of British influence may be just the thing. Click the style notes to learn more. –– Laura Martin