A simply swept back chignon is universal for no-fuss chic. Moving the twist higher up on the scalp, increasing the size, and letting it
get a little messy, is an update to the style that works as a cure-all for any
hair dilemma from now through spring. Think
Vuitton’s fall ’09 show—minus the bunny ears—or Lanvin’s spring ’10
for the height, size, and unkempt updo that transitions seamlessly from
For best results try the following on
Lightly spritz roots with dry shampoo to remove any grease.
Brush hair straight back, eliminating any natural hair
part, into a very high ponytail (the kind you may have rocked in 2nd
grade) and secure with an invisible hair elastic (Goody makes a good one).
Twist hair in a clockwise motion, wrapping around the base
of the ponytail until it coils on top of itself.
It's common knowledge that Condé Nast has been making considerable cutbacks to cope with the current economic climate, but today's announcement of the departure of iconic Vogue contributor Candy Pratts Price officially marks the end of an editorial era.
In addition to numerous layoffs at Glamour, the top tier is expected to reduce expenses by a whopping 25%. Which, for those of us who've worked there, seems like a daunting task... To say the least.