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Photo: Etro Fall 2016 Ad Campaign

Paging through the September 2016 issue of W searching for content that wasn’t an advertisement, I kept catching images of buoyant clouds of curls in the ad campaigns. While I may be sick of the clothes from months of analyzing them on runway, I’m not sick of seeing natural hair texture, waves and curls across the glossies. In Louis Vuitton, Natalie Westling’s signature flamed tendrils appear in gorgeous ringlets. Frederikke Sofie‘s blonde and soft ethereal crowning curls appear in both Chloé and Etro, setting the standard for bohemian beauties everywhere. Heather Kemesky and Jourdan Dunn wore dark wavy bobs and Selena Forrest’s spirals took on a grungy appeal in DKNY. Looks like curls will shape how beauty complements fashion for another season. I’m optimistic that this celebration of curls is more than just a trend, and is now a true classic. Click through to the notes to see my favorite campaigns. –– Michelle Rotbart  Click for StyleNotes →




Photo: Amy Lawrenson

Every fashion month, I look most forward to London Fashion Week. Though it’s the shortest, I find it to always be the most creative in terms of fashion and beauty. Designers in London actually take chances, creating avant garde looks that are incredibly inspirational and actually exciting to look at. For me, even more exciting than the runway, is the backstage. It’s a great look at the beauty process and gives you an insider view at what it takes to put together an amazing look. To see behind the scenes of London Fashion Week, click through to style notes. –– Michelle Rotbart Click for StyleNotes →

70s 4

After days of meh hair and no-makeup makeup at the early rounds of the collections, Diane Von Furstenberg finally brought us some supermodel beauty glamour—inspired by herself. The hair and makeup were heavily influenced by Diane in her Studio 54 heydey with nods to the high-spirited ‘70s nightlife. The beauty team created the disco hair by prepping each catwalker’s hair with gel and setting the length with a curling wand before pinning in place. Thirty minutes before the show, the hair was brushed out to kinky perfection and topped with a floral hair accessory. Curls and exotic florals? Count me in! It’s not to late to rock this fresh look. To see more inspiration from the show, click through to style notes. –Michelle Rotbart 

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Mercedes Benz Swim Week has just ended in Miami. The hot bikini styles were amazing but the many hair and makeup looks we were to die for.  Mermaids, bombshells, beach babes, and futuristic styles were all present. Click the notes to see some of our favorites, along with tips on how to get them. –– Kelly Rowe 

BCBGMAXAZRIA - Runway RTW - Spring 2014 - New York Fashion Week

New York Fashion Week’s first major show, BCBG Max Azria, set the scene for the new season with an artfully juxtaposed runway presentation. Divided into two distinct parts, one half of the show felt ethereal, while the other felt dark –– symbolic, perhaps, of the melange of trends of the streets of today. The hairstyles offered a similar design aesthetic. Center-parted styles were straight at the root, and then tumbled into textured beach waves for a perfect blend of two styles in one. For tips on recreating this runway ready hairstyle, click notes.

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