7d17e4355e8ab8ff3a87 paris fashion week valentino

There is something comforting about styles indicative of past vintages; an unknown familiarity that tugs at our heartstrings ever so slightly. As the colors, the shapes, and the sentiments of the 70s create resurgence on the fashion world, we can’t help but fall madly and deeply in love with the outcome. Soft, sweet, and with a sense of innocence mixed with rebellion; Guido Palau delivers the perfect style to match the renaissance that is Valentino SS17.



“We’re doing a long, romantic braid at the Valentino show. On clean hair, we’re braiding using Wind Blown 05 to help texturize. Then we’re slightly waving the front around the hairline with a curling iron. It’s a very soft, very romantic, very feminine, very girly, very desirable finished look. It’s slightly Victorian-inspired, but in a 1970’s way.” – Guido




  1. On clean hair, create a clean center part with fingers. Allow hair to fully air-dry.

  2. Use a curling iron to curl random sections of hair to achieve movement.

  3. Curl each of the front 1-inch sections of hair, away from the face.

  4. Pull two 1-inch sections of hair from the front, cross over in the back and secure with a bobby pin on each side.

  5. Spray Wind Blown 05 on the back length of hair for added airy texture.

  6. Starting below the pinned sections of hair, loosely braid the length of hair and secure with a hairtie.

  7. Use fingers to create added volume and texture throughout the crown of hair.



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