HOW TO ROCK BLACK HAIR
Planning to turn to the dark side? Learn how to work one of the biggest trends of the season. By Li Ying Lim.
Tips for crossing over to the dark side
Fashion is a storm to weather, but one thing that remains strong is sexy black – think the LBD, ebony leather, sooty eyes, and jet-black hair. Not only are we seeing the return of a modern smokey eye, bleached blondes have darkened, with that liquid sheen sealing in autumn’s greatest hue. We asked Redken hair consultant Guido Palau, who glossed out the dark pixie cuts at Marc Jacobs – “It was grungy, raw, and real” – and Louis Vuitton’s smouldering French crop – “A little 1950s, inspired by a French girl on the Left Bank in Paris.” From punk to elegance, black has all the attitude required to cap the looks of the season, presented here.