Fashion Week How-To: Embracing Natural Silhouettes

The hair looks created for Phillip Lim’s AW2017 runway show where created by hair stylist, Duffy, incorporating various styling essentials from professional hair brand, KMS.

To marry Lim’s vision of diversity in character and design, Duffy created a personalized, individual style for each model’s hair that embraced her own natural texture and silhouette to complete the looks. Lim’s collection was an eclectic offering including bold pops of colour, oversized puffer coats, delicate Victorian lace neck lines and underlying elements rooted in 80’s British counter culture - "the New Romantics."

To complement this collection, Duffy created uniqueness through individuality of the hair looks with contrasting structures and visual silhouettes  working with loose natural waves,  "thrown up" ponytails with a frayed edge, effortlessly straight hair and graphic bold cuts dried naturally to create effortless style, this undulating mix of silhouettes gave the show a structured rhythm on the runway.

 

KMS PRODUCTS USED:

·NEW MOISTREPAIR Anti-Breakage Spray ($23.50): For hair that’s prone to breaking, splitting, or snapping, this brand-new spray conditions and detangles while also strengthening strands with lactic acid and 18-MEA. Spray into mid-lengths and ends. You can also apply directly to damaged areas. Leave in and follow with styling – no need to rinse.

·TAMEFRIZZ De-Frizz Oil ($22.99): Formulated with humidity-fighting polymers, this lightweight, non-greasy formula absorbs instantly, smoothes the hair’s surface, and provides frizz and humidity control for up to three days. Apply a few drops to dry hair to smooth and seal the cuticle.

·MOISTREPAIR Revival Crème ($20.99): A hair-reviving creme that immediately improves manageability, adds moisture without weight, and controls static and flyaways with the help of 18-MEA, a hair-smoothing lipid. Work through towel-dried hair as a styling prep, then comb through.

·THERMASHAPE 2-in-1 Spray ($22.99): This multi-tasking spray creates styles that last up to 72 hours. It gives shape to hot tools thanks to polysilicone-9, and reduces breakage up to 50% with the help of a copolymer that supports durability. It also adds extra hold and shine – and reduces flyaways – when used as a finishing spray. Spray section by section onto hair before using heat tools. Spray on its own as a final step to hold your style.

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