Fashion Week always offers a glimpse of upcoming trends, both in fashion and in beauty, and the Fall/Winter 2015/2016 runways were no exception. Of the host of hairstyles seen at Fashion Week, three major trends stood out to L’Oréal Professionnel artists: Sculptural Romance, Nod to the 90's, and Modern Bohemian.Click through to see each trend detailed, as well as tips for creating this sure-to-be-everywhere looks. [pagebreak]Sculptural Romance
For the recent Prada Resort 2016 presentation, Redken Global Creative Director Guido used curls to create texture for a very of-the-moment look. Says Guido, "The inspiration for Prada always comes from the house itself. It was a juxtaposition between high and low, bourgeois and street, and this time we used curl as a texture for the look on both boys and girls. The boys’ hair was first prepped with a mist of Redken Body Full Volume Amplifier and then dried with the fingers.
“The SS16 Nasir Mazhar collection represents the fire and inspiration of the streets. I wanted to create an army of real people to represent a real collection,” explains designer Nasir Mazhar. To complement the collection, session stylist Ali Pirzadeh created the hairstyles to be all about attitude and individualism. "No two looks are alike as are no two hair styles,” says Pirzadeh.
At the recent Spring/Summer 2016 Bridal Fashion Week, three top designers, Carolina Herrera, Jenny Packham, and Naeem Khan, chose soft, pretty shades from essie's new bridal collection to complement their looks. Get the steps you need to recreate each bridal look below!Feminine Beauty at Carolina Herrera
The ECRU New York team was inspired by screen legends Audrey Hepburn and James Dean when creating the hair look for Malan Breton's Spring/Summer 2016 presentation at Bridal Fashion Week. Stylists translated the two stars' signature looks into two styles: a high, voluminous ponytail to represent Hepburn, and a tall, untamed coif inspired by Dean. Get the how-tos for each look below.Get the Look: Audrey Hepburn-Inspired Ponytail
Unite Editorial Director Kevin Ryan explains, "The inspiration that Jenny Packham had for this year's bridal show as Midsummer Night's Dream. I wanted to give each of the girls a classically sophisticated look, but with a modern update. We created an ethereal halo that also has a bit of a rock and roll edge to it too."
Lead Stylist, Joseph DiMaggio, Master Session Ambassador for Davines, created the romantic hair look for Reem Acra's Spring/Summer 2016 Bridal Fashion Week presentation. Said DiMaggio, “Reem Acra’s intricate bead work and sexy silhouettes are true works of art. Rather than accessorizing with jewelry, she wanted all attention centered around the hair - creating an unexpected piece of bridal ‘jewelry.’ With that, I was able to push my own limits and dream up an avant-garde bridal style.
Hairstylist Joseph DiMaggio for Davines created the look for Naeem Khan's Spring 2016 Bridal Fashion Week presentation. Said DiMaggio, “There is nothing as inspiring as the work of Naeem Khan, especially in his bridal collections. Having had the chance to work with him at F/W 2015 Fashion Week, I was thrilled to create the hair look for Naeem’s modern, yet classic bride. I complemented his idyllic beadwork with a demure roped chignon - reminiscent of a flower in bloom.
On April 13, 2015, designers Brian Wolk and Claude Morais, the team behind cult brand Ruffian, debuted WOLK MORAIS at Kohn Gallery in Hollywood. The collection is inspired by LA's colorful tradition as a home for artistic freedom, youthful exploration and Hollywood mythos. The Paul Mitchell team created the flawless smooth, shiny hair look for the evening. Beauty Launchpad takes a behind-the-scenes look at the hair styling with Paul Mitchell's Noogie Thai.
Top manicurists for essie headed backstage at several Paris Fashion Week shows - including Lanvin, Vanessa Seward, and Alexis Mabille - to add the finishing touches to the models with chic, sophisticated nail looks. At each show, the overall tone of the collection was used as an influence when choosing the complementary essie polishes to best enhance both the look and feel of the show.Lanvin