The Best Hair of Spring 2014 Fashion Week

From the effortless to the intricate, we can't wait to experiment with these new hairstyles.

While we have to wait six agonizing months until we can wear the clothes we fall in love with on the runways each season, we can copy our favorite beauty looks right away. From the effortless to the intricate, we can't wait to experiment with the 'dos designers and stylists created to go along with their collections. Read on to see our editors' favorite hairstyles from the Spring 2014 shows in New York.
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The Braid

Braid crowns are here to stay, and this version by TRESemmé Stylist Jeanie Syfu at Rebecca Minkoff was a nod to Mexican culture, Frida Khalo in particular.

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The Braid

Karen Walker's "Eastern meets urban" collection featured messy waves accented with skinny braids, perfect for the stylish world traveler.

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The Braid

This fun fishtail braid threaded with neon ribbons perfectly accented the youthful, beachy Calla Paris collection that was inspired by '90s surf culture. Beverly Hills, 90210, anyone?

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The Braid

This messy milkmaid braid at Nicole Miller was intricately twisted into a chignon in the back. We especially love the look with model Chloe Norgaard's green hair.

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The Ponytail

Stylist Rodney Cutler designed a sleek, straight pony at Cushnie et Ochs.

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The Ponytail

At Helmut Lang, the low, loose ponytails were wrapped with a thick piece of leather.

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The Ponytail

Orlando Pita gave the Derek Lam girls a texturized low ponytail with a center part, which was meant to look like "second-day hair" that's a bit messy and lived-in.

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The Ponytail

The ponytails at Edun were the epitome of minimal and low-maintenance: on off-center part with rough-dried strands tied with an elastic.

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The Ponytail

The hair at DKNY's anniversary show was super-straight and sleek, with a deep side part and a bit of styling product to add sheen.

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The Ponytail

The texturized, low-slung ponytails at Honor were topped off with a dusting of tiny flowers, invoking images of young ladies frolicking in the woods.

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The Ponytail

At Altuzarra, Odile Gilbert for Kérastase created a low ponytail that she described as sophisticated and regal.

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The Ponytail

We were digging the laid-back retro vibes at Creatures of the Wind, especially the cool, unfussy hair. Odile Gilbert for Kérastase used a curling iron to create loose waves for a low ponytail with a large section left out in the front. This beachy style went perfectly with the show's soundtrack, which included "Don't Worry Baby" by The Beach Boys.

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The Wave

The sexy, '90s-inspired wave at Alexander Wang is a look we've been trying to copy from the cool girls since high school. With the designer's "model off duty" muses as inspiration, Guido Palau for Redken used hairspray and a curling wand to create the texture.

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The Wave

The fresh-faced beauties at BCBG walked the runway with a center part and a soft wave, giving the girls that "I just rolled out of bed" look that we love. The key to this style is making sure to avoid ringlets—use a very light touch when using your curling iron.

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The Wet Look

For the beachy look at Suno, Odile Gilbert for Kérastase pulled the front sections of hair over the ears and tied them back to create a "hair headband," and slicked down the top with plenty of gel.

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The Wet Look

At Theyskens' Theory, Odile Gilbert for Kérastase went for a wet-dry look with a center part and messy, natural waves.

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The Wet Look

At Rag & Bone, Guido Palau for Redken went with a structural look that was hardened on top with soft waves at the bottom.

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The Wet Look

The team at Bumble & Bumble created a seriously slicked-back look to complement the Polynesian-inspired collection at Herve Leger.

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The Wet Look

Prabal Gurung's collection was inspired by glamorous women like Marilyn Monroe, and OSiS stylist Paul Hanlon created a hardened, "preserved" version of her old Hollywood hairstyle.

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The Wet Look

Stylist Paul Hanlon for OSiS wanted the girls at Phillip Lim to look like they'd been exposed to all of the elements—as if they'd been stranded on a desert island—and used mousse and a diffuser to create the wet, unkempt hairstyle.

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The Undone 'Do

The models at Peter Som looked windswept from the front, with the rest of their hair knotted into a texturized bun in the back.

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