Let others take a minimalist road. For a handful of daring designers, individualist beauty was the name of the game during the fall collections.
This story first appeared in the April 12, 2013 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.
Sam McKnight obliged Fendi designer Karl Lagerfeld’s request for graphic hair with fox-fur Mohawks, custom- dyed for each model based on her hair color and head shape.
Moncler Gamme Rouge’s Arctic odyssey featured polar bears, blizzards and gilded beauties, whose sun-swept cheeks and sculpted hair redefined the idea of ice princess.
As dense steam billowed out from one side of Rick Owens’ runway, models emerged from the cloudlike wall with equally as voluminous hair. As WWD wrote, the look was “teased, tousled and often falling in front of the face for a visual that provided a heavenly touch to the clothes.”
The jeweled veils and ethereally glowing faces at Alexander McQueen perfectly complemented designer Sarah Burton’s exquisite Elizabethan-inspired creations.
Wild, windswept-looking coifs were the perfect counterpart to Junya Watanabe’s take on the biker jacket.
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Haider Ackermann spoke about strength and fragility when describing his fall collection, but there was nothing dainty about the two-tone hairstyles sported by each model.
Luigi Murenu created tightly coiled “caps” of roses that complemented Givenchy’s artful mix of aggression and romanticism.