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Rodarte's Beautiful, Boho NYFW Braids are Perfect for LA Spring

Image courtesy David X Prutting
Image courtesy David X Prutting

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You never know what you are going to get with Rodarte runway beauty. A few seasons ago, the sisters Mulleavy painted their models' arms with heavy black makeup meant to evoke tribal tattoos, wrapped their hair in webbed wool and covered their lips with dark, goth color. Last fall, inspired by the Australian outback, hair was roughed up and tucked into an underbun then decorated with gold star pins.

This season, Rodarte's go-to hair stylist, Oldie Gilbert, debuted a much more approachable look. And though it was conceived to work with the designers' fall styles, we think it would look good in any season, especially spring. Per a release, the look was achieved with John Frieda products. Frizz-Ease Mousse was applied pre-dry, then hair was blown out. Next, sections were sprayed with Moisture Barrier Hairspray, curled with a two-inch iron, then brushed out a bit. Gilbert then braided a section on each side of the head, and tied it together in the back to resemble a rose, with a third braided section hanging beneath. A quick dab of hair serum at the ends finished the look.

Image courtesy David X Prutting

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