Braided updo taken to the next level at Marchesa Fall 2012 fashion show
Whispy and angelic from the front, it's only from the back that you see the true intricacy of the hair look at the Marchesa Fall 2012 show.
Created by Renato Campora for Frederic Fekkai, the look "was created to complement the designer's vision of angelic romance."
How Campora prepped hair depended on hair type. (This is refreshing, so many hair stylists at fashion week act like the same products work for all hair types.) For thin hair, start with Fekkai Coiff Bouffant Lifting & Texturizing Spray Gel to add weight. For thick or tangled hair, start with Fekkai Silky Straight Ironless Smooth Finish Serum to prevent frizz. For curly hair, use Fekkai Perfectly Luscious Curls Curl Shaper Cream, to add texture. For dry hair, apply Fekkai Coiff Nonchalant Piecing & Forming Wax to add moisture and shine.
After prepping hair with appropriate product, take ½ -inch sections from the crown of the head and create flat braids down the back of the head. After braiding all of the hair, take longer braids and wrap them around the back of the head, blending and securing ends with hair pins. Leave a few pieces of hair loose in the front to create movement and soften the look. To finish the look use Fekkai Coiff Sheer Hold Hairspray.