8 Hottest Hair Trends from the Runway

Grab your curling iron! From messy waves to meticulous braids, you won't want to miss out on these straight-from-the-runway looks.

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Grab your curling iron! From messy waves to meticulous braids, you won't want to miss out on these straight-from-the-runway looks.
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diesel runway hairstyle
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Ultra Volume
Models stalked the runway with teased-out tresses and incredible pompadours at Diesel Black Gold — paying homage to one hair trend that never goes out of style: volume.
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Ultra Volume
Coiffed bouffants reached extreme heights at Richie Rich.
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Ultra Volume
Ports 1961 took volume to the max and added messy waves, another Spring 2011 trend, to its runway look.
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Messy, Natural Waves
Sexy, bed-head waves ruled the runway at Cynthia Steffe.
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Messy, Natural Waves
We saw lots of messy natural bend at Thakoon.
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Messy, Natural Waves
Models wore tousled natural tresses at the Peter Som runway.
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Super-Sleek and Shiny
Cynthia Rowley added a touch of metallic luster to already polished 'dos.
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Super-Sleek and Shiny
Slicked-back hair dissolved into a mass of mussed-up waves on the runway at Georges Chakra.
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Super-Sleek and Shiny
Hair was slicked down close to the hairline at the Michael Angel runway, then tucked under in a covert chignon.
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behnaz sarafpour runway
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Woven Locks
Behnaz Sarafpour took the braid to the extreme by having hair plaited into an S-shape for her spring look.
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Woven Locks
To balance out the sleek styling around the face, braids were low and loose at Georges Chakra.
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Woven Locks
Small braids along the hairline were shown at Lacoste.
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Woven Locks
Stylists at the Carlos Miele show took a messier approach to the braided look by loosely weaving hair down each side of the head, then pulling it all together into a low ponytail.
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Woven Locks
Nicholas K's Spring 2011 collection was complemented by laid-back side braids.
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Extreme Side Parts
Another universal favorite hairstyle of the Spring 2011 collections was the severe side part. DKNY employed the look to complement voluminous neck scarves.
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Extreme Side Parts
Side parts were a part of almost every look at Lacoste.
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Extreme Side Parts
Prabal Gurung streamlined his runway looks with tightly styled hair.
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Extreme Side Parts
Though not as extreme as other labels, Carolina Herrera definitely tapped into the side-part trend.
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Low Knotted Buns
Elegant buns were pinned low at Ruffian, a solid trend for Spring 2011.
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Low Ponytail
Cat walkers at Carlos Miele were left with messy tendrils while hair was loosely gathered at the neck.
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Low Ponytail
Whether the look is mussed or structured, stylists, like the ones at Prabal Gurung, are keeping close to the nape this season.
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Carolina Herrera runway
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Low Ponytail
Carolina Herrera used a handful of artfully placed clips for this take on the ponytail.
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Low Ponytail
The style was straight and severe at DKNY.
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The New Headband
Rag & Bone accentuated ragamuffin chic by strapping black bands over messy updos.
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The New Headband
Vena Cava drew inspiration from the '70s by winding rolled scarfs over updos — à la Barbra Streisand.
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