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Prada SS17

From the neat ponytails at Proenza Schouler and Prada to the super-slick separated strands at Givenchy and the eighties-style swept-over looks at Saint Laurent, the runways officially decreed the death of the centre parting. So dig out those straighteners, invest in a good hair oil or styling gel and start teasing your tresses over. Got short hair? Perfect.

If not, never fear. A low-slung, slicked-back, side-parted ponytail is the perfect way to embrace the look. You can even wear your hair down in a very “now” wet look—provided it’s got enough product not to move in a breeze. But remember, super-slicked hair like this means an increased focus on your face, so contour your cheeks and remember to add a slick of lipgloss—or even a bright red matte lip if you’re feeling fruity.

Damage Remedy Split End Repair by Aveda
Platinum Styler in copper luxe finish by GHD
Dual-Intensity Blush Palette by Nars
Handle comb by Buly 1803, at Net-A-Porter
Luxury Hair Oil by Rodin by Recine, at Net-A-Porter
Riche Leave-In Conditioner by Show Beauty
Little Wonder teasing brush by Spornette
Vinyl Cream Lip Stain in 404 by Yves Saint Laurent Beauté