There’s nothing we love more than a little old school Hollywood glam, so we were practically swooning when Sarah Hyland (who won the red carpet in a Black Swan-esque tutu) and Emilia Clarke showed up to last night’s 2018 Critics’ Choice Awards with hairstyles based on some of the most timeless beauties, well, ever: Audrey Hepburn and Edie Sedgwick.
Dressed in a black and white Naeem Khan gown fit for a prima, the Modern Family star Hyland was a picture of elegance, no doubt helped along by her Hepburn-inspired ‘do.
As her Suave Professionals stylist, Ryan Richman, explained, he created a low textured, fishtail bun for the event which served as a modern take on the late starlet’s style. “We wanted to create a modern but achievable Audrey Hepburn look,” he said in a press release.
To create just that, Richman washed his client’s locks with Suave Professionals Rose Oil Infusion Shampoo ($3), spritzed with some Natural Volume Mousse ($4), and blow-dried them into a deep side part. He smoothed them out with a round brush before pulling her tresses into a low pony, then “split the ponytail into two equal parts and created fishtail braids” using a little hairspray for help. “I sprayed Suave Professionals Natural Hold Micro Mist Hairspray ($4) as I braided to give hair a flexible hold with no sticky residue,” he quipped.
After securing the braids with an elastic, he used hair pins to finish the look off. The end result was a modern-day Breakfast at Tiffany‘s coif that Holly Golightly would be proud of.
As for Clarke, Suave Professionals stylist Jenny Cho had another Hollywood starlet in mind for with the mod, retro look the RL Daenerys Targryen donned on the carpet: Edie Sedgwick. “Emilia’s black, crystal rhinestone Dolce & Gabbana dress inspired me to create a subtle look, channeling a classic Edie Sedgwick,” she said of the Game of Thrones star’s perfectly poised side-swept updo.
Cho achieved Sedgwick’s vibe by applying the brand’s Natural Volume Mousse ($4) to the 31-year-old’s recently-dyed platinum locks before she sweeping the bangs to one side and pinning them away from her face. She then pulled “
Looking fab, ladies!
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