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Runway Beauty: Red Cross Ball

With feathers, braids and curls all in one show, the hair was just as couture as the clothes themselves.
Runway Beauty: Red Cross Ball With feathers, braids and curls all in one show, the hair was just as couture as the clothes themselves.

With tickets to the show each costing five digits, the Red Cross Ball featuring Michael Cinco’s creations did not disappoint. With the couture creations following a seamless progression that graduated from blinding white to bronzed nude to a sunset gradient, the hair of the show followed an equally interesting evolution of styles. The secret weapon of all forty looks? A gratuitous use of extensions.

Ria Bolivar started the show with a navajo-meets-scifi slick high pony that ended in a fluttering of white feathers. Armor-clad ladies followed next with tightly fastened braided faux hawks. The plaits loosened up for the ethereal numbers, isolating the braids to lacing the hairlines converging into a soft V above the nape. As things turned bridal with Georgina Wilson, ANTM’s Claire Unabia and Marina Benipayo, hair went classic with cascading soft curls, fit for any girls’ big day.

To take a closer look at all of the looks, click on the photo gallery and read our tips on achieving each style.

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