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Runway “Hard” Wear

Maggie Mulhern | July 10, 2011 | 7:08 PM

The hair accessories featured at the fall/winter ‘09 collections at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York bucked the less-is-more trend with unapologetic opulence. Here are a few of the best looks featuring "hard" wear as adornment.

Runway “Hard” Wear

A team from the John Sahag Workshop created pristine split coils at the nape, forming a smooth and sleek mock bow at the Venexiana show. A faux fringe capped by a rhinestone headband was the icing on the cake. Photography: Jonas Gustavsson

Runway “Hard” Wear
Orlando Pita for T3 accented chignons with Carolina-created rosettes at the eponymous show. Pita took the extra ornaments designed for the clothes, shoes and handbags and built them into the hair design.
Photography: David Webber

Runway “Hard” Wear
It was soft curls anchored with hard pins at the Alvin Valley show, courtesy of Theodore Leaf and Donna Maggi for Nioxin.
Photography: John Perez

Runway “Hard” Wear
Jon Reymon for Aveda added a royal chain style fringe along the hairline for select models at the Christian Siriano show. 
Photography: Jon Gurinski



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