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How To Style the High Pony from LaQuan Smith’s NYFW SS22 Runway Show

 

Fashion designer LaQuan Smith brought sexy back to his New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2022 runway. LaQuan—known for his creative approach to structuring feminine and form-fitting ensembles—asked Unilever Global Stylist and celebrity hairstylist Lacy Redway to create select hairstyles that played up each runway model’s unique hair texture.

One of our favorite hairstyles by Lacy was this High Pony that is runway ready yet practical enough for every day. Inspired by LaQuan’s innovative vision and sleek aesthetic, Lacy led a team of hairstylists to create this glossy, slicked back High Pony with sculpted baby hairs laid around the crown. The best part?  You can style this pony to play up your natural hair type and make this chic hairstyle totally ownable.

 

To create this look at home, here are the TRESemmé products you’ll need:

 

“I wanted to merge a traditional, wavy hairstyle with a modern twist of baby hairs for the LaQuan Smith show. The sleekness in his clothing aesthetic, along with the variety of fabrics and textures he uses inspired me to create this look. It's a mixture of components of some classics we have seen in the past but modernizing it for the LaQuan Smith woman who sits on top of the world in her mind, as we do on one of the highest buildings in Manhattan.”

-- Lacy Redway, Unilever Global Stylist & Celebrity Hair Artist

  • 01
    Stylist holding TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Color Smoothing Serum.

    STEP 1

    Start by applying Extra Hold Mousse and Flawless Curls Defining Cream throughout dry hair to help define the natural texture of the hair and enhance the body of the individual strands.

  • 02
    Stylist blow drying model's hair straight

    STEP 2

    Once product is applied throughout the hair, rough dry hair while adding a two-strand twist throughout to further enhance texture.

  • 03
    Stylist gathering model's hair into a ponytail.

    STEP 3

    Once completely dry, spray TRES TWO Extra Hold Hair Spray on a flat brush and scoop the hair into a ponytail, securing with an elastic.

  • 04
    Stylist brushing through bottom half of model's hair.

    STEP 4

     

    Take a small strand from underneath the ponytail, spray it with TRES TWO Extra Hold Hair Spray and wrap it around the elastic to conceal the elastic with the strand.

  • 5
    Stylist securing bun.

    STEP 5

    For added shine, apply Keratin Smooth Shine Serum on the ponytail.

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