The spring/ summer 2014 hairstyle trends have an array of peculiarities, which are marked with extra proportions of chic and close-to-natural options, which are especially well-noticeable when pointing out the main drives of the hairdo shapes one by one. Thus, that’s exactly what we have here, introduced in an in-detail scrutiny of the major hairstyle trends for the coming sweet and colorful season.
Spring/ Summer 2014 Hairstyle Trend #1: Naturally Loose Straight Hair
What is exclusively descriptive for the vast majority of these hairstyles is the inclination towards natural looks more. So one of the brightest exemplars of these motives is the naturally straight hair, left loose and at times with both central and side parted alternatives. To create this kind of looks, you will probably need long hair, and a spray to add some extra glitter and healthy looks. This option was observed during the fashion shows of Vivienne Tam, Peter Pilotto, Burberry Prorsum, Valentino and Rag & Bone.
Spring/ Summer 2014 Hairstyle Trend #2: Soft Waves
No matter how far the experiments might take us, the overall aim to reach the maximum feminine looks is noticeable everywhere. That’s why one of the most successful ways of creating girly hairstyle was to put them into soft and ultra-chic waves. This option is suitable for any hair length from bob to long locks, while the existence of side or central partings is also optional. What acts as a common thread for all the variants seen during the fashion shows is the absence of bangs everywhere, while the hair was put into super natural and cute forms. These variants are the picks of Ruffian, Dsquared2, Rebecca Taylor, Emilio Pucci, Jonathan Saunders, and Alexander Wang, in case of which the models wearing this hairdo accompanied them with the innate glow and fresh looks.
Spring/ Summer 2014 Hairstyle Trend #3: Here Comes the Ponytail
Ponytails are one of the never-dying hairdo options of all times. For this season as well, they prove to be super trendy and popular with the models’ looks, found in a huge variety of options, from side-parted to central, and from tightly barrette-fastened to loose and effortless. Such options can be found with the looks of DKNY, Jill Sander, and Jason Wu. The regal low ponytail option by Valentino is just another spectacular point to focus on.
Spring/ Summer 2014 Hairstyle Trend #4: Braids
Going on with the themes about the top trendy spring/ summer 2014 hairstyles, we can’t but also talk about the braided hairstyle options, which are no less creative and chic, offering an immense variety of experiments and tries. So if you have hair long enough for braiding, then go for this. You can opt for the minimalistic and charming version of Diesel Black Gold or Oscar de la Renta with a simple French braid fastened, the dramatically cute schoolgirl image style with braids coming along two sides and meeting up in a ponytail presented by Kenneth Cole, as well as the slightly more sophisticated versions of VPL with the low ponytail blend finishes, and Rebecca Minkoff’s tangled braided options also listing the popular and chic crown braids among them.
With a slight comeback of the 90s, Tia Cibani and Mara Hoffman present some blends with ribbons, followed by some other mix ideas by Rachel Zoe and Calla, who present them with a curious effortless look.
When talking about the braids, we can’t but also mention the looks offered by Venexiana, which consist of French braids running across the two sides of the scalp and being joint with each other in a cute and a bit tangled bun for the finish. This variant is super-suitable with luxurious jewelry and chic dresses.
Spring/ Summer 2014 Hairstyle Trend #5: Maximum Volume Equals Maximum Effect
Teased and voluminous variants are another matter of discussion, offering some of the best variants of putting the effortless hairstyle ideas into motion. These versions are great to combine with ponytails or just loosely hanging hairdos, the sources of inspiration to make which can be found with the looks by Helmut Lang, Sachin and Babi, and Pamella Roland.
Spring/ Summer 2014 Hairstyle Trend #6: The Ultra-Chic Goes Here
Ancient inspirations do play a major role in the creation of the trendy hairstyles 2014. One of these is the ancient Greek inspiration of Dolce & Gabbana to come up with the absolutely ingenious and striking Greek bun made of curly hair, which is at times finished up with some glamorous and thematic accessories like metal headbands and ancient Greek coins, as well as the totally vintage-with-baroque alternative suggested by Alberta Ferretti, having more minimalistic design excluding the additional accessories and details.
Spring/ Summer 2014 Hairstyle Trend #7: The Magic of Hair Accessories
This is another frequently met trend for the spring/ summer 2014 hairstyle options, still having some space for diversity, too (Check out Spring/ Summer 2014 Hair Accessory Trends). The desired effects were reached with applying some suitable types of accessories like ties and headbands, and this trend can be best illustrated with the varieties by Diesel, Valentino, and Helmut Lang.
Spring/ Summer 2014 Hairstyle Trend #8: Side Sweeps
The retro inspirations are never far-fetched with all that is trendy and popular. Thus, one of the most significant symbols of the retro hairstyle, side sweeps, keeps on hitting the list of the trendiest hairdos of the new season, too. This refers to hair sweeps in general, as well as the swept bangs, created with some interesting and alluring forms. So for inspiration you can look through the images provided by Badgley Mischka and Erdem.
Spring/ Summer 2014 Hairstyle Trend #9: They Are the Blonds!
Probably one of the most creative and spectacular options ever offered are the looks of the fashion house The Blonds, which chose some huge blonde hair balls to top the sleek back hairstyles of the models, the perfectly glossy hair of whom is secured even more with the metal headbands. Hardly anyone would dare to try this hairstyle for casual or party looks, unless that party is Halloween!
Spring/ Summer 2014 Hairstyle Trend #10: The Indian Braids
Talking about Halloween hairstyle options, we can’t leave out the Indian braids offered by Nicholas K and Y-3, who opted for this hairstyle to combine it with the youthful and revolting garments designs of theirs. Here, the braids are combined and lost in between loosely hanging hair, adorned with extra accessories like thematic feathers and headbands.
Spring/ Summer 2014 Hairstyle Trend #11: The Newcomers from Fairy-Tale
Finishing up our array of spring/ summer 2014 hairstyle trends, we can also talk about some of the most extravagant and curious alternatives, presented by Anna Sui and Jean Paul Gaultier. In case of the first, we can observe an interesting synthesis of hippie with flapper looks, which resulted in creating a chic wavy hairstyle adorned with crowns and other details. And the second option features an extravagantly voluminous and effortless hairdo, very suitable for the effective Halloween looks of yours, too, especially when combined with the matching makeup and garment choices.
These were the major hairstyle trends for spring/ summer 2014 season. So just look through these awesome versions and always be ready to surprise everyone with the fresh and creative suggestions of yours, which will be trendy and eye-catching as never!
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