Ciao bellas! Now that Milan is in full swing, check out some of our favorite looks. The European shows never disappoint beauty-wise, and this season is no exception so far. From the Fendi fur-hawks to Prada's drenched damsels, click through to see what's going on backstage in Italy this week.
Yesterday was pretty exciting, fashion-wise: Alexander Wang, Prabal Gurung, and Altuzarra all showed collections, and we were lucky enough to be backstage with the beauty teams, too.
Click through to check out the cognac ponytails at Wang, a super dramatic eye at Monique Lhuillier, the coolest teenagers ever at Chloe Sevigny for Opening Ceremony and tons more.
Ponytails are the new braids. From New York all the way through Paris—the ponytail reigned supreme during the fall 2012 season. Obviously the pony is a perennial favorite, but it had a particularly strong showing this season. But the style can be more challenging to reproduce than it seems. On the catwalk, it’s a high-fashion look that reads casual and low-maintenance. But on the sidewalk, it has the potential to come across quite lackluster, horribly humdrum, and soccer mom-ish.
That’s where we come in—a few of our favorite designers (in collaboration with their amazing runway hair stylists) have found easy and interesting ways to retell the age-old pony tale. Here, ten quick tips for the prettiest, fashion-forward, DIY ponies ever, straight from the fall 2012 runways.