Whether they were imperfect updos, off-center buns or masses of messy waves, models walked the runways with do-it-yourself hairstyles for spring. There wasn’t a controlled hair in sight.
Loose ends “should look like a curtain that’s covering the bun,” insisted celebrity hairstylist Orlando Pita. “It’s how girls are dressing today, but in a way that’s kind of haphazard. It’s something that translates well to the average woman.”
Haphazard? You bet…I can do that.
According to Rose Weitz, a professor of sociology and women’s studies at Arizona State University, who wrote the book, Rapunzel’s Daughters, What Women’s Hair Tells Us About Women’s Lives: “In part because our hair plays such a large role in how we view ourselves and are viewed by others, it offers us many opportunities for pleasure. Each day our hair provides us with the means to create ourselves anew – at least until our perm, release or hair dye grows out.
“And in comparison to losing weight, affording a better-looking wardrobe or finding true love, changing our lives by changing our hair seems downright easy.”
In that case, let me find my brush.