Budget Avant-Gardism

Taking advantage of free, status-enhancing commodities in times of recession
Implications - Now, as in the 1940s and 1950s, budgets are stretched. As recessionistas adopt versatile separates that can be worn in different scenarios, hair has evolved into the focal point of the outfit. Sky-high updos and avant-garde hairstyles are bubbling up into the mainstream to exude glamour at any budget.
SCORE: 5.5
V. Hot Top 6 Examples: 153,126 Total Clicks Aug 09 - Sep 09
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Electrostatic Hairstyles - Tim Walker's 'A Play of Dots' in Vogue Italia is a Polka-Dotted Pictorial
SCORE: 6.2
V. Hot 29,680 Clicks Pub: Sep 5, 09
Electrostatic Hairstyles
Tim Walker's 'A Play of Dots' in Vogue Italia is a Polka-Dotted Pictorial
Tim Walker is the photographic talent behind 'A Play of Dots' in Vogue Italia. The editorial was styled by Jacob K and features model Hannelore Knuts wearing black-and-white Dolce & Gabbana fashions inside… [More]
Runway Manga Manes - Stylish Sailor Moon Hair at Nathan Jenden Sprin 2010 RTW
SCORE: 5.4
V. Hot 25,472 Clicks Pub: Sep 24, 09
Runway Manga Manes
Stylish Sailor Moon Hair at Nathan Jenden Sprin 2010 RTW
The models at Nathan Jenden's Spring 2010 collection showing were bearing more than minimal resemblance to popular Japanimation, manga character of the nineties, with their Sailor Moon hair. Rocking their… [More]
Voluminous Plaited Hair - Naeem Khan Spring Presentation Channels Retro Glamour
SCORE: 5.8
V. Hot 17,252 Clicks Pub: Sep 19, 09
Voluminous Plaited Hair
Naeem Khan Spring 2010 Presentation Channels Retro Glamour
Naeem Khan’s Spring 2010 collection came as a surprise to most; the evening wear designer is known for sending elegant and sophisticated cocktail gowns down the runway. The theme of Naeem Khan’s Spring… [More]
Sky-High Rocker Hair - Vogue Germany Celebrates 30 Years With Bill Kaulitz
SCORE: 5.5
Hot 31,590 Clicks Pub: Sep 10, 09
Sky-High Rocker Hair
Vogue Germany Celebrates 30 Years With Bill Kaulitz
For Vogue Germany’s 30th anniversary, the magazine teamed up with two of today's biggest fashion icons, Karl Lagerfeld and Bill Kaulitz (of Tokio Hotel fame), to create a jarring editorial for the magazine… [More]
Croissant-Shaped Updos - Hair Rivals Fashion in 'A Dream of a Dress' for Vogue Italia
SCORE: 5
Hot 22,874 Clicks Pub: Sep 5, 09
Croissant-Shaped Updos
Hair Rivals Fashion in 'A Dream of a Dress' for Vogue Italia
It's tough to say whether hair or fashion reigns supreme in 'A Dream of a Dress' for Vogue Italia. The Paolo Roversi editorial features models Ymre Stiekema, Darya Kurovska, Sigrid Agren, Imogen Morris… [More]
Afro Editorials - Karlie Kloss Wears Super-Sized Hair for September Vogue
SCORE: 4.8
Warm 26,258 Clicks Pub: Aug 25, 09
Afro Editorials
Karlie Kloss Wears Super-Sized Hair for September Vogue
Model Karlie Kloss is featured in a Vogue editorial called ‘Top Coats’ which shows off the coats of fall, but what’s more notable is her huge hair. Photographed by David Sims, Karlie Kloss shows off the… [More]