Special IssueBeauty Inc issue 11/14/2008
Braids took on a decorative element this season. Hanlon created ropy coils at Alexander McQueen, to give back interest to his netted, treelike styles, while at Marios Schwab, Duffy used them to reflect the jewelry worn in the collection. Nanette Lepore and Reem Acra both opted for more traditional interpretations— Seventies inspired and parted in the center at the former, Sixties and teased high at the crown at the latter.
This story first appeared in the November 14, 2008 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.