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In a collection that was all-out feminine, comprising multiple floral prints and embellishments, lightweight fabrics and porcelain colors, Angela Missoni counteracted her Missoni S/S 15 collection with languid layers that felt sensual, subtly sexy and altogether happy. The house’s signature knitted stripes and geos were peppered throughout the looks on empire line dresses and relaxed slim trousers, but it was the overall silhouette – layered with large yet lightweight pieces - that sent a strong message.

The Blumarine Spring/Summer 2015 collection, presented at Milan Fashion Week, was a garden of delights, featuring colorful flower appliques and a nature-inspired color palette. Complemented by graphic elements in black and white and abstract embellishments, the Blumarine woman is alluring, feminine and desirable.Lead stylist James Pecis for Moroccanoil translated the alluring and sophisticated collection into a soft and feminine hairstyle.Get the Look:

An energetic Ibiza vibe was the main inspiration for the Just Cavalli Spring/Summer 2015 collection at Milan Fashion Week. A young Bohemian feel ran through the light-spirited lineup, which served up Seventies silhouettes and fresh geometric micro-prints. Featuring embellished tunics, fitted flared pants, airy maxi dresses and embroidered mini dresses the collection was cool and chic with touches of romance.

For his first Spring/Summer 2015 show in Paris, Redken Creative Consultant Guido created a futuristic hairstyle to highlight Balenciaga’s collection and mod hair accessory – sunglasses with a satin-embroidered hairpiece. To create the minimal look, Guido used Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer and Satinwear 02 Prepping Blow-Dry Lotion to achieve a high-shine, straight look. For added sleekness, Guido used Iron Shape 11 Thermal Protecting Spray and Quick Dry 18 Instant Finishing Spray.

Spending the day basking in the sun might put anyone in a dream-like state that prompts memory loss about an important event on the evening’s docket. Such is the case for the girl at CuteCircuit whose beachy-yet-elegant locks reflect “a girl who spent so much time at the beach she forgot she had this fabulous gala to go to,” explains lead hairstylist T. Cooper who is also co-founder of Metro Look.

It's officially fall, which means all eyes are on the new season in makeup trends. Lori Leib, Creative Director for Bodyography Professional Cosmetics has gathered some of her favorite looks from the recent runways that makeup artists can showcase on their clients this season.

The beauty at Cushnie et Ochs was fit for a queen — an ancient, sexy, sultry queen that is — no prudish and stuffy royalty found here! The sleek and sophisticated yet simple hair design came about from the inspiration behind the collection: Cleopatra in the desert sun. “We wanted to do something that had a bit of an Egyptian vibe so we went for a ponytail with a twist,” shares Moroccanoil lead hairstylist Antonio Corral Calero.

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Inspired by Jazz-age muse, heiress and political activist, Nancy Cunard, the Bibhu Mohapatra Spring 2015 collection echoes the unapologetic strength of women who break the rules. Cunard’s avant-guard look is brought to life through the opulent fabrics and palette of Mohapatra’s collection. “I drew inspiration from a strong, controversial woman and wanted the hair to compliment her rule-breaking style,” says designer Mohapatra.

Designer Rachel Zoe’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection celebrated the jet-set style of the 1960s, a decade when travel was an excuse to dress chicly. Zoe’s combination of timeless shapes and tailored pieces are reflected in the makeup and hair that blend both the contemporary and the classic. "This season's hair stays true to the beauty of the 1960s,” said Zoe. “The low pony with a center part is polished and mod. But staying true to my love of bohemia, I also wanted to incorporate a braid element.” "

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