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MBFWA 2012

Hair Romance MBFWA Maticevski hair 1

Back to Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia for some big hair inspirationn. Jayne Wild, hair director extraordinaire for the Maticevski show, called this “volcanic hair”. It’s a modern take on the beehive with a more organic shape and clashing textures. Key to this style is the juxtaposition of textural elements – the texture set and [...]


Lyndall Miller - Hair Romance

Fashion week is always crazy. This year I went backstage at 21 shows and saw 17 runway shows. I’ve posted some of my favourite fashion week hair moments but how did I wear my hair? Of course I was too busy running round to stop and take proper photos of my hair, so here’s a [...]


Twisted Ponytail Tutorial

by Hair Romance on May 28, 2012 · 8 comments

in MBFWA 2012,Tutorials


A new twist on the ponytail, this simple style will work in any hair length as long as you can make a ponytail. Inspired by the hair at the Suboo show at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia, this ponytail can be created with a few simple twists. Backstage at Suboo I spoke to Robert Ham [...]



Oroton is an Australian accessories house that debuted its first fashion line at MBFWA this year. To ensure they launched with a bang they pulled in some amazing international talent. Taylor Tomasi Hill as stylist, her first runway show too, and Tommy Ton of Jak & Jil was shooting backstage exclusively for Oroton. I can’t wait [...]



Zimmerman presented their new collection, Clique Clique, inspired by independent renegade women. The hairstyle for the show combines some of the biggest spring/summer trends – white, mohawks, and a strong yet feminine feel. Taking the old and turning into the new, Sharon Blain created some of the most beautiful rag rolls I’ve ever seen. The [...]



Alan White used hair as a neon graphic interpretation of a flower to reflect the neon nature of the Ginger & Smart summer collection. The show was held offsite inside David Jones department store in Sydney. I love being inside stores when they’re closed. Maybe I think it’s going to be like the movie Mannequin [...]



Lee Preston designed an equestrian inspired ponytail to complement the elegant Aurelio Costarella collection at MBFWA. When I posted a photo of this style last week you couldn’t wait know how to get the look. Behind the scenes How to style the double knot ponytail Step 1 – Prep the hair and blowdry hair smooth, [...]



During fashion week, the hair and beauty details are kept as secret as the collections from the media until show day. A little birdy told me that the hair at Miss Unkon would be worth checking out and she was right. Hair director Craig Smith of Fruition Hair said “In a fairly stark contrast to [...]



Only the sensational Sharon Blain could direct this world tour of hair for the Camilla Gypsette collection. It was one of the most theatrical and beautiful shows at Australian fashion week. Behind the Scenes Each model wore a specially prepared hair extension representing one of seven cultures that had inspired Camilla’s colourful collection. The unifying [...]

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Anthony Nader flew in from New York to style the hair for the Gary Bigeni show at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia and gave me his secret tips for styling the perfect ponytail. Your hair is your best accessory, and it should be the perfect complement to your style. Gary Bigeni’s graphic new summer collection [...]