Hair, the male styling trend, all gel

Land female hair speak masculine: iThe wet look, the masculine styling, has been spotted on many catwalks, from Milan to Paris. Thus the gel becomes a new ally. Immediately.

Hair, the men’s styling trend

Male styling transforms female hair into hairstyles with a vaguely retro flavour. On the catwalk, from Victoria Beckham arriving at Miu Miu, they showed off hair with a rockabilly spirit, quiffs with a 1940s allure and even sideburns. In stark contrast to the hyper-feminine, wind-blown and natural hair seen for example by Chloè and Isabel Marant.

Have women discovered their more masculine side? For sure, now they play it. So gels, waxes, glitter and foams are no longer the prerogative only of the male world, far from it.

Pomaded tufts and razor-sharp sideburns

The triumph of bad hair It was especially noticeable at the Loewe show, with hairstyling by Guido Palau.

Starting point, a precise side line to clearly mark the foliage. Then, with a skilful use of gel and comb, the hairstylist divided the hair into three parts: with one portion he created voluminous tufts just above the forehead, the second was completely gelled and pulled back, then tied into a low ponytail , while the shorter side tufts have been styled to form very sharp and geometric sideburns.

From Victoria Beckham to Valentino, inspirations for men’s hair looks

But Guido Palau was not the only one to be inspired by the male world. The hairstylist Anthony Turner took care of Victoria Beckham’s look, together with ghd and Wella: «We created androgynous hairstyles, beautiful and not conventionally feminine» declared the hair stylist. This is how an essential and minimal hairlook was born. Behind gathered in a low and very smooth tail, the side parting at the front has moved the hair all to one side, creating a very 1940s rounded effect.

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Conceptual hair, almost, that they refer to suggestions of other genres and other eras. Like those also seen by Dries Van Noten where a disheveled mood was taken up and easywhile from Hermès and Valentino the wet look becomes an opportunity to bring back an old gesture: that of wetting or “pomadeting” the comb and then passing it through the hair. Just like it used to be done.