Fall/Winter 2011-2012 Hairstyle Trends


From natural-looking braids to chic ponytails or elegant updos, the latest Fall/Winter 2011-2012 hairstyle trends offers great choices for every taste and style. Below you can check out the best hairstyle trends for the hottest looks next season.

  • Line in the center

Simple and easy to do, the line in the center is a type of parting that flatters and makes your face look thinner. This style has been spotted in collections from Moschino, Bluemarine, Versace, Chloe, Anna Sui and D&G.

  • Half-up hairstyle

Glossy, shiny and smooth tresses are back on trends. You can create a retro look by making a half-up haircuts and backcomb the hair at the crown of the head, as seen at Nina Ricci. For a masculine approach, get inspired from the Max Mara1s rock candy tupé.

  • Ponytails

The versatile ponytail offers you femininity and elegance. Extremely practical, ponytails can be worn day or night and always make you look fresh. Prada and Philosophy presents relaxed ponytails, secured low at the nape of the neck, while Max Azria and Gucci propose elegant and smooth ponytails. To get a sexy ponytail, take a lock of hair from the flowing section and wrap it around the base of the ponytail. For sophisticated ponytails, see the Valentino and Lela Rose collections.

  • Buns

Among the hairstyle trends of the next season, buns are also in the spotlight. Regardless if you opt for loose, romantic, messy, chic or glamorous buns, you will definitely make a stylish fashion statement. For example, if you want to get the Chanel knot, part you hair to the site, make a loose ponytail, then roll up and pin in place just below your ear. You can also choose the old Hollywood look, as seen on the Badgley Mischka collection.

  • Braids

Braids are one of the biggest comebacks for the next season`s hairstyle trends. Their versatility gives you the possibility to suit them to any occasion, so get creative and try some innovative styles. While Lanvin and Cacharel shows simple braids, Y3 goes for playful braided pigtails and Kenzo opts for twin braids. The side braid and the milkmaid braids are also among the hairstyle trends for the next season.

  • Short hairstyles

Always fresh and young-looking, short hair can be also feminine and sexy. Designers include in their collections many short hairstyles: natural (Caharel and Balmain), rather messy (Anna Sui and Isabel Marant), cool and glamorous (Hermes and Oscar de la Renta).