This spring, hair makes two bold and very opposing statements: either severely sleek or unabashedly romantic. Sprucing up color also plays a part in both styles. Icy blondes, vampy brunettes, and every shade of red feel fresh and now.
Move over top knots; here come pony tails that sit neatly at the nape. We spied this elegant one backstage at Osklen.
Stylists are creating works of modern art with extreme side parts, razor-sharp angles, and structured knots.
Short & Chic
If you’re thinking of going short, there’s no time like the present. A length–anywhere from above the ears to the shoulders–gives you lots of options including pixies and bobs. Here’s the “clavi-cut” at Ralph Lauren.
From crowns to milkmaid braids, there are a lot of plaits in the air. This modern bird’s nest was seen on Nicole Miller.
The new beach hair is straight from the sea; waves are flatter and look almost crimped. Here, the Rodarte sisters put a goth spin on Ariel.
In a season where bare is beautiful, ombre is out, and “sombre, ” a more subtle variation of ombre, minus the bleached ends, is in.
Platinum is cool and surprisingly versatile: it can work to glam effect as seen on Beyonce; or skew goth and edgy, making it a favorite choice among bloggers.
Brunettes and blondes, it’s time for a sexy change. Jessica Chastain’s rose-gold hair is right on the money.
Mysterious and sexy, channel your inner vamp, as Margot Robbie did on the Oscars red carpet, in a dramatic shade of mahogany. See more brunette hair color ideas.
Check out Madison Reed shades for your spring color spruce up.
Found a spring hair style you love? Share it with us in the comments!