Yet another day of fashionable frivolity has transpired, which can only mean one thing: a new set of fabulous hair looks. Take a scroll through the hair inspo for day four of MBFWA.
ACLER X REDKEN
Muse’s Philip Barwick led the Redken tribe in styling three distinct hair looks for today’s Acler show; namely a pixie crop, buoyant waves, and a natural, undone style. Waves were first prepped with Redken’s One United Hair Treatment and Full Effect 04 All-Over Nourishing Mousse before being dried through and separated using stylists’ fingers. “Allow your hair to loosely part where you desire and take diagonal partings 2cm back from the front hairline starting at your part, down to the underneath hair line forming a 2cm wide section of hair,” said Philip. “Start curling your hair at the temple and working your way up this section in 2 cm partings. Hold the tong so the barrel is facing downward and pinch the hair between your thumb and index finger and begin to wind around the barrel of the tong. Continue this technique throughout the entire head working from bottom to top as you go.”
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NEXT GEN X TONI & GUY
Emerging stars Alissa.H, Chris Ran Lin, Gina Snodgrass and Of Ro repped a new breed of designers at today’s St. George Next Gen Show, and the woman tasked with accentuating models’ locks was none other than Toni & Guy superstar and National Creative Director for Australia Katy Reeve. Hair kept a consistent theme across all four sections, with a team of 11 stylists tasked with manifesting the brief backstage alongside the visionary Hair Director. Looks included sleeked back hair, a clean and natural look, as well as a 90’s grunged up style that saw a textural juxtaposition between the top and bottom section of tresses.
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DEADLY PONIES X REDKEN
“We have a range of male and female models today – the looks don’t really change too much and there’s a real continuity – they’re not gender specific,” said Hair Director Ben Martin. “It’s a really cool, current and relevant approach. Its not a traditional a runway – it’s more of an experience for people [than a typical show.]” Hero products included Redken’s One United Treatment, which allowed stylists to activate the natural texture of models’ hair, whilst protecting, treating and adding shine to hair. “Hair was beautifully highlighted with rope details and cinched in at the back and stitched through so as to get that really beautiful flow in the hair.”
I.AM.GIA X REDKEN
To complement the high-octane vibe of day four’s I.AM.GIA’s show, hair director Marie Cain showcased androgenous and gender fluid hair looks that heroed the concept of individuality amongst both male and female models. Inspired by the ‘party vibe’ that informs both the brand and collection, Marie sought to keep the look fun and youthful. “Not only did androgyny align with the brand ethos but the movement of fashion towards these ideals,” said Marie. “We used Redken’s One United All-In-One Multi-Benefit Hair Treatment to prime the hair on each model and Fashion Waves Sea Salt Spray 07 to enhance the gritty matte finish throughout the different hair styles. Each individual look was finished with Windblown 05 Finishing Spray to ensure a matte finish through the hair to the ends. Triple Take 32 Extreme hold Hairspray was also used to polish some of the looks and to ensure that they held throughout the show and the fast-paced nature of fashion week. For a high hold, slicked look, we used Redken Brews Grip Tight Holding Gel to control the tougher model looks, in particular the dreadlocks that featured in the show.”
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CLIENT LIAISON X CLOUD NINE
Rounding up day four of Fashion Week was the energetic reveal of Client Liaison’s deluxe line, aptly presented at Sydney’s Overseas Passenger Terminal at the Rocks. Hair for the show was conceived by Mother and Son dynamos Renya Xydis and Aiden Xydis who created six key looks for the ‘Champagne Affection’ resort collection. Hero looks included beach babe blow-outs and school0girl side ponies accented with Client Liaison scrunchies alongside slicked back tresses, and 80’s ringlets. “I wanted to embody and draw inspiration from one of America’s highly renowned models and actresses, Brooke Shields, to create the ultimate 80’s hair,” said Renya. “Working at building the hair by creating volume, texture and oomph by using the Cloud Nine O Pod for blow-out styles and the Cloud Nine Curling Wand to form the hairstyle structure for the curly high ponies sealing with styling products to hold the look.” Of the male hair looks Aiden added, “Working with the natural state of each of the guys’ hair, I used length to create volume and curls while slicking back shorter styles for a ‘wet look’ vibe.”
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