Typically after we’re speaking about wild hair shade backstage at trend week, it is of the ROGYBIV selection. Take, as an illustration, the cotton sweet hues at Marc Jacobs final season, or the colourful streaks we noticed at Mary Katrantzou in London just a few days in the past. However for Prada’s fall 2019 present in Milan, hairstylist Guido and colorist Josh Woods proposed a unique sort of excessive hair shade pattern for the season: pale, pale blonde and inky, jet black.

The high-contrast hues accentuated the extra “excessive facet of the Prada girls,” Guido defined, who, together with designer Miuccia Prada, selected a handful of fashions to obtain hair shade transformations earlier than the present. 9 of these fashions had their newly onyx-colored hair lower into graphic bobs — some bluntly lower to chin-length others that includes an undercut — giving a slight nod to the fantastic thing about the 1920s. “They’re all basic bobs with shaping across the face,” he defined. “There are not any bangs and no layers – it’s a extra stable form. It’s not rock and roll but it surely’s nonetheless cool,” mentioned Guido.

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Round 11 different fashions obtained hair shade transformations earlier than the present, most of them a crisp, vibrant shade of blonde. Along with dyeing their pure hair, Woods additionally coloured 22-inch wefts, a course of that took him a number of days, which have been then secured into the fashions’ personal hair backstage after which slicked and woven into two, very lengthy braids.

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To get the hip-grazing braids as clean as glass, Guido parted the hair down the center and sprayed Redken’s Forceful 23 Hairspray all through to maintain the hairline clear and the hair tight towards the top for added severity. He then labored the Redken Dry Shampoo Paste 05 all through the ends of the hair to for additional maintain and to regulate flyaways as he plaited all the way down to the ends.

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Peppered all through have been a handful of fashions — like Gigi Hadid and Cara Delevingne (proven under) — carrying easy low ponytails to juxtapose the lengthy braids and excessive haircuts. “It’s a transfer subversive concept of magnificence at Prada,” Guido mentioned of the general vibe of the present’s magnificence look.

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With such concentrate on the hair, make-up artist Pat McGrath saved issues easy, with bleached brows, clear pores and skin, and some dabs of her Pores and skin Fetish Highlighter & Balm Duo on the cheekbones for good (glowy) measure.


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