Big Brash Hair at NY Fashion Week

Maggie Mulhern | July 10, 2011 | 8:45 PM
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There was so much unkempt hair this season on the runways in New York during Mercedes Benz Fashion Week that one would have thought the tents had been blown away—with all the hair having been picked up and thrown around in the process! That’s not to say these looks were anything but fantastic. Anyone would be shocked to know how much work goes in to creating these designs. Here are just a handful of some of our favorites. “I blended a ’70s disco curl with an ’80s scrunchy perm,” says lead stylist Lead Sean James, for Rusk at Monarchy.
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John Ruidant encouraged imperfections and fly-aways at the Twinkle show.
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Unkempt curls are pinned back from a side parting courtesy Thomas Dunkin for Sebastian Professional at Costello Tagliapietra.
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Peter Gray for Redken created fun, feminine, and wild designs—perfect for the wild and crazy Betsey Johnson.
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Didier Malige for Number 4 High Performance Hair Care created heavily textured low ponytails at the Juan Carlos Obando Show.
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“It’s all about volume,” says Odile Gilbert for Moroccanoil.
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