Tag: backcombed

  • S/S’11 Brioni’s backcombed low pony

    Fri, 1 October 2010 12:00PM

    We’re now in Paris but back in Milan Primpers, no one knows style (or how to make a ripping ravioli) like the Italians. During our coverage of the OS shows, we’ve noted a whopping amount of trends, but the Brioni show was different. The makeup was kept natural and understated (nothing we haven’t seen before)… more

    Hair / How To


  • Oscar backcombs and we take note

    Thu, 19 February 2009 3:20PM

    I love a big, glitz, over-the-top hair style and thanks to Oscar de la Renta, I’ve been re-inspired to pull one out of my bag of tricks. Now, before you think, “Yaz, I’ve seen your blunt fringe and straight style,” let me tell you, under this fashion pack hair do of mine, I’m Dynasty all… more

    Blogs / Beauty Duty

  • Teased Grecian “hairbands” and plum lips? Yes please.

    Wed, 24 September 2008 4:27PM

    Well, here we are in Milan, loving the Missonis and Pradas and Armanis and Albertas and massively pumped about the Gucci tomorrow. I always love Alberta Ferretti’s hair and makeup. It’s always soft, romantic, feminine, wearable. The kind of hair that inspires, you know? Makes you want to try new things. She likes a bit of backcombing,… more

    Hair / Makeup

  • Massively teased hair CAN look good

    Tue, 23 September 2008 9:56AM

    Sometimes it can not. But sometimes it can look rather chic, and strangely elegant. It’s all about taming and sculpting and polishing over the teasing. Making it behave. Usually this is best achieved by going fully sick with the backcombing all over, (fine tooth comb style) then carefully, gently combing the top layer of hair… more


  • Frosted lips, drop earrings and quiffs at Zac Posen

    Fri, 12 September 2008 4:21PM

    Check it out. Fun, huh? And you could do this yourself this weekend, should your hair be long enough and you felt like teasing the crown of your hair and pinning it back, then wacking in some whopping great chandelier type ear candy in an ethnic style and pewter type shades. But let us not… more

    Hair / Makeup

  • The nonchalant updo: I love it.

    Mon, 8 September 2008 5:44PM

    Come on. Don’t tell me you don’t love it. What better way to glamourise a sexy, rockyrolly dress than a disheveled mess of haphazardly tonged hair, all lazily pinned up the back, with a deep side part and a more-than-usual amount of hair falling over the eye at the front? (Long way of saying What… more


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