Close
Expert Advice

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



More from Expert Advice

Expert Advice
Expert Advice

2018 MODERN SALON 100: Hai Tran @hai.stylist

Jamie Newman | August 1, 2018

You've probably seen Hai Tran (@hai.stylist)'s viral-on-Instagram post about the color journey from black to blonde, which maps out the time, cost, and sessions it takes to a client to get from a box-dye black to a pale silver. But, the rest of his page is just as well-organized and beautifully organized. Learn more about Tran here.

Expert Advice Sponsored by Sexy Hair

3 Upstyling Tricks That Will Change Your Life

June 14, 2018

Stylists who excel in the art of the updo often develop clever little tricks for creating outstanding work. Here are three go-to techniques, created by Sexy Hair artists, used to create the three looks in their latest collections.

Load More