NYFW Beauty: Ditch that hair elastic already

Feb 19 2015 by
Categories : Beauty

All tied up at Tanya Taylor. Image courtesy ImaxTree.com If there’s one lesson I’ve learned already, it’s that hair elastics have no business showing up at New York Fashion Week. Perhaps influenced by all of the intricate glamour at Couture Fashion Week, there’s been a slight shift in the accoutrement department backstage this season. Some of our faves so far: The black leather ties at Tanya Taylor quite literally tied the sleek ponytail look together. Somehow, this looks so much better than when I use a twist-tie that I’ve excavated from my desk drawer. Hmm.

best_hair_accessories_NYFWfall20151Slicked and secured at Suno. Image courtesy ImaxTree.com

At Suno, the infamous Odile Gilbert fashioned a looped ponytail with a very intricate barrette and finished the look with plenty of shine.   Keep reading to see where else the trend appeared.

best_hair_accessories_NYFWfall2015Retro chic at Derek Lam. Image courtesy ImaxTree.com

At Derek Lam, Orlando Pita created (with his bare hands, people) a leather accessory to secure his simple, ’70s inspired
ponytail. Pita was inspired by the way women in his high school wore their hair.

Mermaid-dipped at Carolina Herrera. Image courtesy Tresemme.

And a day later, Orlando Pita
got heavy for leather again (this time in metallic string selected according to each model’s natural hair colour) for a super slick aquatic look at Carolina Herrera. Do we have Señor Pita to blame for this amazing new trend? I’d like to think so. READ MORE
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Categories: Beauty