Inspired by Himalayan landscapes, Etro‘s rugged take on the fishtail braid was something we can’t wait to try ourselves. “I see the models as nomads who’ve traveled the Silk Road from China through Mongolia, Tibet and Nepal, passing through sandstorms and high winds of harsh travel,” said hairstylist Eugene Souleiman, who achieved the rugged look by making sure the hair had lots of texture. Check out The Beauty Department‘s fishtail braid tutorial after the jump for a super easy refresher.
If you looked up Stella Jean in the dictionary, there she would surely be defined as: the merriest print mixologist there ever was. The Italian-Haitian designer‘s spring collection focused on the skirt with 50s inspired petticoat skirts, pencil skirts and long trumpeted hobble skirts. And her signature happy combination of Hawaiian prints, French Breton stripes, West African wax prints, English gingham, and Indonesian batik is once again, inspiring to say the least. Culture clash at it’s best.