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Reality Revival : Part 1

It’s time to get our glam back! Go big, go bold or go home. 

The end of lockdown is allowing us to banish the bun and start embracing beautiful hair again. Patrick Wilson has created a series of 8 stunning hairstyles for this autumn/winter, naming the collection – Reality Revival.

The Looks

Haute Coiffure

This full volume look was inspired by the Schiaparelli AW21 collection, which was described by designer Daniel Roseberry as, “a dedication to the unexpected, the risky and the exuberant.” Jewellery that feels more like armour than pure decoration nestles amongst voluminous, peroxide hair. This season, more is more with a joyous, maximalist vibe.

Vogue Mode

What could be more celebratory than a swirling, supersize braid? This feel-good look was inspired by Prabal Gurung AW21, where the designer firmly stated there would be, “no work-from-home-clothes” in their show. The collection was a celebration of returning to the bustle of New York streets, and of hope and joy. High, sleek ponies carried into extraordinarily long braids, which whirled as models spun and twirled through the show. This sense of fun is reflected in ghd’s exaggerated style, which is guaranteed to make people stop and stare.

Classic Couture

Built around a classic shape, this elegant and ultra-wearable updo combined inspiration from two super-chic shows: Emilia Wickstead AW21, where sleek, nape-snuggling knots represented purity and strength, and Iris van Herpen Couture, where folded layers of hair were finished with vinyl shine. Both exuded a classic, elevated glamour, which served as the inspiration for this stacked chignon.

Sleek Socilite

This slick fingerwaved style took its cue from Kim Jones’ Fendi debut, where Virginia Woolf’s Orlando served as inspiration. The wet drapery of Bernini sculptures further inspired the sleek, organic shapes, created by Sam McKnight to hug the faces of his A-list model cast. Paired with contrasting lengths, the ghdversion is an ultra-modern, easy way to wear fingerwaves.

We’ll be revealing the next 4 looks very soon…

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