The traditionally sporty ponytail gets an insta-upgrade when it's more polished with product.
ON BROWS: CoverGirl Brow & Eye Makers Pencil in Midnight Brown.
Coat, $5,340, choker, $1,375, Lanvin.
Model: Kori Richardson
Hometown: Toronto, Canada
Discovered: In a mall when I was 16.
Hidden talents: I'm a painter and a pilot.
Model icon: Daria Werbowy.
"It's nice when a style has a looseness to it," says Souleiman, who experimented with contrasting hair textures for this story.
ON HAIR: Wella Professionals Flowing Form Smoothing Balm.
Cape, $1,795, Jean Paul Gaultier; pearl ring, $350, Lanvin; gold rings, prices upon request, Vhernier.
"Here you take a more traditional style, then rough it up with your hands," Souleiman says.
ON EYES: Urban Decay Eyeshadow in Scratch.
Coat, $1,195, Michael Kors.
"This season the hair is about duality: the slick look paired with the softness of natural texture," says Souleiman.
ON FACE: Elizabeth Arden Pure Finish Highlighter.
Blazer, $2,350, Haider Ackermann; ear cuff, $45, Anamcara NYC.
Model: Lina Zhang
Hometown: Anhui, China
Discovered: At an open casting when I was 19.
Hidden talent: I used to be an acrobat.
Model icon: Karlie Kloss — we're the same age, and she seems so nice!
A two-in-one 'do calls for two different products: a shine-inducer and a salt-based thickening spray.
Coat, price upon request, Louis Vuitton.
For extreme shine and expert application, try Souleiman's pro trick: Apply gel with a hair-color brush.
ON LIPS: Rimmel London Lasting Finish Lipstick by Kate Moss in 001.
Coat, price upon request, Dior.
A messy knot in back gets cool and collected when the crown is perfectly formed and finished.
ON HAIR: Wella Professionals Stay Essential Finishing Spray.
Jacket, price upon request, Hermès; briefs, $42, Donna Karan; clutch, $2,390, Lanvin; earrings, $240, Made Her Think.
Hair: Eugene Souleiman for Wella Professionals.
Colorist: Josh Wood, Global Colour Creative Director for Wella Professionals.
Makeup: Fulvia Farolfi for Chanel.
Manicure: Sheril Bailey at Jed Root Inc.