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At some shows, hair wasn’t just styled, it was whipped into a veritable work of art. At Dior, inspired by a Nefertiti hat in the collection, Orlando Pita inverted cone shaped headpieces onto the models’ heads, then crimped 3-inch sections of hair and wrapped them around the structure before adding choppy bangs. “It’s a tribal look that we’ve kept young and fresh by adding a fringe,” he explained. Over at Yves Saint Laurent, Julien d’Ys created dual-toned coifs with extensions specially dyed (in Japan, natch) to match each outfit, while at Prada, Guido Palau gave each model her own primevally ridged updo.

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This story first appeared in the November 14, 2008 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.

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