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NYFW Hair-spiration: Fishtails at Kimberly Ovitz

by Hair Romance on September 16, 2012 · 0 comments

in Hair Trends,NYFW

NYFW hair - Kimberly Ovitz - braided fishtails

Inspired by the nomadic influences in Kimberly Ovitz’s collection, Hair Director Antoinette Beenders for Aveda created this natural textured braid. How to get the look Use a volumising product and blow dry your hair straight. Create a section at the top of the head by parting hair along the parietal ridge on both sides and [...]


NYFW Hair-spiration: Chic sleek at Jason Wu

by Hair Romance on September 16, 2012 · 0 comments

in Hair Trends,NYFW

Sleek chic hair - Jason Wu NYFW SS 2013

Try this sleek, chic upstyle as seen at Jason Wu SS 13 show at New York fashion week. Hair Director Odile Gilbert for Kerastase took inspiration from Helmet Lang in creating this elegant hairstyle. How to get the look Create a long, deep part Section off the hair into two sections front and back spray each section [...]


Richard Kavanagh - Tribune Standard

In love with this twisted hairstyle as seen at the Tribune Standard SS13 show at New York Fashion Week. Hair Director Richard Kavanagh for Redken created this rope look, inspired by the accessories in the show. Amazing hair-spiration and perfect for long hair. Photos by Richard Kavanagh and you can follow him on Instagram – [...]


Chris Benz SS13 backstage

Mixed elements combine in this is eclectic hairstyle that Nick Irwin, Hair Director for TIGI, created to really channel Chris’ collection and its clashing patterns, colours and styles. “Chris’ clothes are really eclectic – lots of denim with dresses over the top, so I wanted to get a similar effect with different ideas in the [...]


AnnYee SS13 hair

Ann’s studio went up in flames earlier in the year destroying her samples, archives and work space. Looking for inspiration, she travelled to the Pacific Northwest – specifically to Seattle, and found herself by the ocean. Being by the water was a revitalising experience, according to Ann. “I went down to the marina and found [...]


Where the hair trends begin

by Hair Romance on September 12, 2012 · 2 comments


New York Fashion Week SS 2013 inspiration

I’m often asked where I get my hairstyle ideas and international fashion weeks are a major source of inspiration for me. Like that scene in The Devil Wears Prada, when Meryl Streep points out that Anne Hathaway’s jumper is not blue but “cerulean”, so hair and beauty trends filter down from fashion week runways to [...]



Sleek or textured – two completely different hairstyles I love from the New York runways to inspire your hair. The super sleek twisted chignon at Tribune Standard Tribune Standard is not a name I knew, but I did know the man behind the hair. Richard Kavanagh is an award winning stylist who directed the hair for [...]


No-one does big hair like New York (Fashion Week)

by Hair Romance on February 24, 2012 · 5 comments

in Big Hair,NYFW


They say things are bigger in America, and big hair is right on trend at the latest NYFW. Enjoy some more fabulous hair highlights from the FW 2012 New York runways. I like big buns at Georgine Hair was lightly crimped for added texture, and shaped into giant top knots. I’m wearing this style today [...]



Backstage at a fashion show is insane. In the hair and makeup tents, the stylists are working overtime to make sure each model matches the brief perfectly. That can be quite a feat when you have all different hair types to work into an identical hairstyle. To make the magic happen each hairstylist has some [...]


The 5 hair trends from NYFW to try right now

by Hair Romance on February 22, 2012 · 7 comments

in Hair Trends,NYFW


Hair is one of the most versatile accessories. You know I believe it’s your best accessory. NYFW has just finished and there’s no need to wait 6 months for the fashions to hit the stores, you can try on these NYFW hair trends right now. Faux bob Want to jump in on the bob trend [...]