Nothing is warmer than hair add-ons right now. Whether it’s on the runway, streets or scattered throughout the ‘gram, extra is greater in terms of bows, clips, pearls and scarves.
Virtue’s Creative Director & Celebrity Stylist, Adir Abergel, stated it best as he dressed the again of Miley Cyrus’s messy bun with announcement slides and chunky jelly cubes: ‘You can never over accessorise!’
Hairstylist to 1/2 of Hollywood, Adir also has a tendency to the hair of Jessica Biel and Kristen Stewart; creating crown’s of glory with now not plenty greater than his hands and a hairdryer. He’s accountable for taking Charlize Theron from blonde to drop-dead-terrifi brunette for that Oscars moment, as well as the edgy, architectural patterns often noticed on Rooney Mara.
Fast ahead to nowadays, and GLAMOUR changed into fortunate to scouse borrow a few hours of the superstar stylist’s time (in between a flight from LA and a train to Paris) to create five appropriate hairstyles using the most up to date hair pieces of the season.
From feathers to crowns and blingy bobby pins, ‘not anything is an excessive amount of’ when it comes to Adir and add-ons: “Don’t be scared to head Liberace on it.” And you will absolutely want to thieve his hair headband hacks too…
LOOK 1: Feather Fringe
Working with hair accessories is “all about locating your individuality”, says Adir. “The manner you play with them ought to actually be your personal manner of doing it.” You don’t must spend on fortune for ‘on-trend’ pieces either. “Just take some feathers and double-stick tape from the material shop…”
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The key to any look concerning hair add-ons is texture. “You want to create a few kind of anchor at the roots and grit so it may without a doubt stay in”, say Adir. Texturizing Spray, £17, Virtue turned into the first product pulled from his package to do the duty and eliminate any slip.
Replace your fringe with feathers. “Double stick it [to your hairline] and throw the relaxation of the hair on pinnacle of it”, says Adir. “Now you’ve got this cool feather veil.” Keep scissors close by to make any essential eye-establishing trims.
You don’t always must use a headband the way it turned into meant. “I like to put it to the facet in order that it is a little off-centre”, says Adir, as he slides the yellow crystal Simone Rocha scarf in location. “Then take a few singular feathers to feature some measurement and pops of coloration anywhere.” The extra adhoc you’re with accessories placement, the higher.
LOOK 2: Dripping In Detail
Subtle and understated? Not today. “Think outdoor the container”, says Adir. “Maybe get some cool blingy jewelry that you could stick thru your braid. It’s not pretty much what you may purchase from a organisation that sells hair accessories.”
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Mix up your patterns as well as your accessories to add top and measurement. “I separated the hair into a 1/2-updo first, and then the returned I braided in a protracted braid”, says Adir, giving him masses of choice for places to pin and clip add-ons.
Next, pass nuts. “Layering add-ons and strategically placing them into one style will make it brilliant cool”, says Adir, as he places a announcement Chanel clip beneath the pinnacle section of hair, and black cotton bows with the aid of Emilia Wickstead for the duration of the braid.
Play round with accessories of various sizes to comparison together with your statement portions. “I’m going to use these little bobbies with pearls on them to kinda break it up”, says Adir. “Rather than going straight on a horizontal line, I’m playing with the angles and creating this cool structure.”
Adir’s final masterstroke? Using the rings CHA-NEL, from (you guessed it) Chanel. The CHA he locations closer to the pinnacle, just low and left of the 1/2-updo. But in place of putting the NEL on the alternative side, which could be ‘too symmetrical’, “I’m going to put it right here”, he says, as he attaches it to the tail quit of the braid.
LOOK three: Crowning Glory
Thought tiaras had been most effective for the Royals? Think again. “We’re seeing quite a few bling and plenty of big announcement portions”, says Adir. Here’s how to tug it off your manner…