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Trendlooks 2016

Hairstyle Trends 2016

Hairstyle trends 2016
The Tata Naka designer label shows how it’s done: Individual updos are among the 2016 hairstyle trends
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A look ahead at Fashion Week: What will be in fashion next summer, how are accessories combined and what are the upcoming hairstyle trends? We take a look at the catwalks and show you the hair highlights for the spring/summer 2016 season

  • Exciting, individual, self-confident: For the 2016 hair trends, feel free to step out of your personal comfort zone and risk everything. The Fashion Week hairstylists leave the minimalism of recent years behind them and once again dare to create hairstyles that stand out and purposefully highlight a personal look. Messily styled nests with half-up hair (see large photo), undone tied top knots and also braided hairstyles are highly popular among trendsetters and individualists. 

  • Don’t forget: Healthy hair is and remains the be all and end all for the spring and summer of 2016. You will find haircare facts, tips and tricks here.

  • In our hair hit parade, we show you the trends to remember for your next hairstyling appointment:

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    Hairstyle trends 2016

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    Hairstyle trend 2016: Top knot

    Cool and easy: The undone top knot moves into the limelight (as seen on the catwalks with Chinese designer Judy Wu), proving that an impressive look can be anything but elaborate. How it’s done: Toss the hair back and, for the alpha chignon, tie it up really high – quite loose and some distance from the scalp. Big hair is supposed to be crowned by the top knot. Hint: Work in volumising powder and then boost up the top hair with your fingers. No need to be too exact while tying, by the way. Nonchalance is the new chic. A great side effect of the 2016 top knot: The hair knot enthroned on top visually lengthens the neck, makes you appear taller and creates a slim overall silhouette

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    Hairstyle trend 2016: Silvered

    This hairstyle trend for mid-length hair comes directly from the Fashion Week shows. Proper competition for the wavy bob: Accurate and smooth is considered a new hair beauty trend. Especially hip teamed up with the gringe. The grown-out fringe lends the straight style a final touch of elegance. This look appears self-confident, feminine, powerful and straightforward. Tibi designer Amy Smilovic tops off the more mature look by mixing silver into the hair. The popular silver look makes the granny fringe look even cooler but also very elegant

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    Hairstyle trend 2016: New tuck-in

    The tuck-in heads into the next round: According to Christopher Kane, hair is no longer just tucked into the collar or scarf in 2016, but 'tied on' with decorative accessories. Naturally you do not have to follow the British fashion designer’s call exactly (he created the catwalk look with cable ties). A better way: With chains, ribbons and narrow scarves fastened around the neck over loose hair, you can create unusual and creative hairstyles ready for the next trend season. In the classic or new version, the tuck-in is stylish with a centre parting

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    Hairstyle trend 2016: Bubi cut

    The short cut has once again secured a place at the top for itself in the upcoming hairstyle season. Models with crisp short haircuts were once again seen with the major fashion labels, here Burberry Prorsum, but also Gucci and Ralph Lauren. The shorty is well received. Especially with the very short, stepped bubi version – also called the garçon cut – you cannot go wrong for the 2016 trends. Just make sure to combine the androgynous hair look with sufficient feminine appeal: Seductive makeup, romantic fashions and glamorous jewellery beautifully present your feminine side

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    Hairstyle trend 2016: Gel style

    An evergreen loosens up: The gel hairstyle remains popular in the spring and summer of 2016, but now only presents itself in half time – meaning: Just the hairline is kept under control. We are sure to see the wet look of tomorrow more often in the informal version during the new season. Designer Christopher Raeburn had gel applied to the hairline of his models in combination with a low tied ponytail. Refreshingly cool and modern – the half-wet look

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    Hairstyle trend 2016: Short in front, long in back

    Comeback at the highest level: The short in front, long in back haircut is returns! Model Edie Campbell not only wears the 'short in front, long in back'cut at the fashion shows (here Giles). She is an enthusiastic fan of the retro style privately as well. Are you worried about this styling revival? We sound the all-clear. The trend style of the eighties has been given a chic upgrade and presents itself more tastefully than ever in 2016: The short front section resembles a hip fringe and the long back is cut evenly frayed and styled behind the ears! The new short in front, long in back cut for the new hair year looks extremely stylish

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    Hairstyle trend 2016: Braided hairstyle

    Plait fantasy: Not many looks encourage dreaming as much as the braided hairstyle. We always associate something romantic and delicate with it. Which is why we cannot get enough of the sophisticated braiding in 2016 either. What do the designers have to offer for your styling ideas? Numerous versions from classic to hip. Our braiding favourite: The strict and slim braid at the back of the neck with messily styled crown, as seen on the catwalk with fashion designer Simone Rocha. New romantic – we love!

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    Copper-colored hair seen at Emilio Pucci
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    Hair colour trends 2016

    A new colour season is coming in grand style. Brilliant and lush colours (such as a luscious chocolate brown) are essential for 2016. Rich, pigmented red hues are trendy as well. Our favourite colouring: Robust copper combined with dark shades.

    It’s in the mix: Various colour nuances give the hair a natural look and play an especially important role with blond hues. A more natural, softer, warmer look is following the cool platinum season.


    Questions? Explore the trends, get set, go!