The "regal knotted ponytail" was the perfect style to complement the Fall 2024 Ready-to-Wear Badgley Mischka presentation at New York Fashion Week. Under the creative direction of celebrity/editorial stylist and Back of Bottle Ambassador Peter Gray, with a team of  Back of Bottle salon and editorial artists, this sleek, and sophisticated style was designed to reflect the shine and luxe-factor of the fabrics. 

Creative Director and Back of Bottle Ambassador, Peter Gray, perfects the sleek, sophisticated style. 
 -  Meera Fox (Photographer) and the Fashion Show House Photographer team.

 

Creative Director and Back of Bottle Ambassador, Peter Gray, perfects the sleek, sophisticated style.

Meera Fox (Photographer) and the Fashion Show House Photographer team.

Back of Bottle is a line of clean, luxury, sustainable haircare products that are ingredient-focused and founded by industry veteran, Ray Civello.

The line has 26 products ranging from hair care treatments to stylers all with vegan formulations, fragrances with 100 % natural aromas and nourishing ingredients like Pequi Oil, Bayberrry Fruit, Pracaxi oil, Red Clover Flower, Amazonian White Clay, Jojoba, Moringa Seed and Avocado.

The collection featured retro glamour evening wear inclusive of signature cocktail dresses, gowns, and suites with muted color palettes embellished with metallics and jewel tones 
 -  Malorie Shmyr

The collection featured retro glamour evening wear inclusive of signature cocktail dresses, gowns, and suites with muted color palettes embellished with metallics and jewel tones

Malorie Shmyr

The BOB Look

"The Badgley Mischka team was looking for something that was absolutely precise and the epitome of understated elegance to complement their collection," said Gray. "The inspiration was taken from belt knots on the dresses designed by Mark and James. The reflective shine of the hair’s surface was also inspired by the luxury fabrics the designers used."

The collection featured retro glamour evening wear inclusive of signature cocktail dresses, gowns, and suites with muted color palettes embellished with metallics and jewel tones.

Recreate the Badgley Mischka Regal Knotted Ponytail

The Regal Knotted Ponytail 
 -  Malorie Shmyr

The Regal Knotted Ponytail

Malorie Shmyr

Step 1: Prep The Hair

For the ‘Regal Knotted Ponytail’ you can start with clean, wet hair, or dry hair. For either, be sure to brush hair thoroughly to ensure hair is free of any knots and tangles as this look works best with a smooth base. If you need to blow dry hair to create a sleeker base, be sure to apply  Hi-Hydrating Moisturizing Oil (2-4 drops to scalp or   as desired). Apply Shining Armor Frizz & Heat Primer, a lightweight, silicone-free styling primer that helps protect hair while heat styling for added frizz control and definition before blow drying.

Step 2: Styling

Select the desired parting and begin to comb/brush hair backwards behind ears and towards the nape. To achieve a chic and sculpted look, comb/brush hair while flattening each side.

Step 3: Apply Free Rein Curl Cream

A backcombing brush will help you achieve a sleek finish if you are having trouble brushing the hair back. It is possible that the soft bristles will smooth back the hair and evenly distribute the product without leaving bumps. Warm a small amount of Free Rein Curl Cream in your palms and smooth the surface of the hair for added control when pulling the hair back. Make sure you do not use excessive amounts at first; you can always add more if necessary.

Step 4: Pull Hair Back

Once the part is defined, pull hair tightly back at the base of the neck; be sure to smooth out any kinks or gapping in the hair. Run your comb or brush from front to back of hair and use dress making elastics to secure the hair in a ponytail. Once the placement is secured, use the tail of the comb, and place the entire ponytail vertically and push against the nape of the head. Using a large embroidery needle, now stitch the same dress making elastic and stitch the length of the ponytail to the base of the ponytail sewing it into the ponytail.

Step 5: Final Touches

Use Hold On Hairspray or Grip & Grace Texture Finishing Spray to hold the hair in place and smooth away any flyaways and secure the look. For bonus shine, take a Color SpaceÔ hair painting brush and paint on  shine  lines with Hi-Hydrating Moisturizing Oil.

Ready to hit the runway. 
 -  Meera Fox (Photographer) and the Fashion Show House Photographer team.

Ready to hit the runway.

Meera Fox (Photographer) and the Fashion Show House Photographer team.

"I didn’t create Back of Bottle to just make another haircare line – we’re embracing all communities and bringing our passion and experience to the forefront. We’re here to inspire change in the beauty industry, and now the fashion industry through our partnership with Badgley Mischka this NYFW season. We’re so proud to showcase our skin care approach to styling products, said Civello. “Back of Bottle partners with salons by introducing higher quality products that deliver solutions to help solve the challenges of clients, show off stylists’ expertise and increase profitability."

New York Fashion Week BOBÔ Artist Styling Kits Included:

  • LIFTED Root Volumizer
  • SHORE THING Texturizer
  • FREE REIN Curl Cream
  • HOLD ON Hairspray
  • GRIP & GRACE Texture Finishing Spray
  • PLENTI-FULL Styling Spray
  • SHINING ARMOR Heat & Frizz Protectant Primer
  • HI-HYDRATING Moisturizing Oil (treatment/leave-in)

About Collective Beauty Brands: Founded by hairdresser, visionary and entrepreneur, Ray Civello, Collective Beauty Brands brings together makers, craftspeople, artisans, hairdressers, and educators to transform and reformulate the beauty and wellness industries through the introduction of innovative, high-quality products, and true business partnerships.

Salons interested in carrying Back of Bottle products can reach out by visiting www.backofbottle.com. To learn more about Back of Bottle email contact@backofbottle.com and follow @backofbottle on social.

 

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