Up, Up and Away! Elegant Up-do Trends
This entry was posted on June 14, 2013.
UP AND AWAY
ELEGANT UPDOS WITH UNEXPECTED TOUCHES
Runway hair is all about relevance, especially when it comes to upstyles. This season’s updos went above and beyond, with modern details and a sculpted shape that lent fresh perspective to every look.
AS SEEN AT: Akris • Alberta Ferretti • Dior • Dolce & Gabanna • Miu Miu • Nina Ricci • Rag & Bone
GET THE LOOK:
› The crowning glory of Milan Fashion Week? The soft, romantic updos that Guido created for Dolce & Gabbana. “It’s a cinematic, womanly kind of beauty,” Guido said. “I took inspiration from the idea of an iconic woman with a natural, Italian allure—think Sophia Loren or the women in the 1960 film La Dolce Vita.” To get the look, blow-dry hair with guts 10 root targeted volume spray foam then spray quick tease 15 backcombing finishing spray on the crown area. Backcomb with a boar-bristle brush to create volume, then pin into a chignon at the nape. (Beautiful with or without a tiara.)
› At Alberta Ferretti, Guido reinvented the French twist with a sculpted shape and a gleaming finish. “I used a lot of product to make sure it wasn’t too soft or too pretty,” he noted. “It’s a little tougher and cooler.” Start by working rewind 06 pliable styling paste through damp hair, then rake hair into a twist, leaving out two side sections. Pin your twist in place, then pin the two side sections back (leave the center part visible). Mist on a generous amount of control addict 28 high-control hairspray and let the style dry.
› The look at Nina Ricci? An oversized ballet bun. Guido relied on guts 10 root targeted volume spray foam to create this exaggerated updo, blow-drying with a boar-bristle brush for lift at the roots. After smoothing hair into a high ponytail, he swirled the tail into an oversize bun and pinned in place, then finished the look with fashion work 12 versatile working spray.