Amal Clooney and her husband George just hit the red carpet at the Venice Film Festival looking exactly as you'd imagine: perfect, glossy, and angelic. Amal's hair, however, was quite unexpected. The short, wavy bob is faux (no chop here), but it's a departure from her preference for long, glossy waves. Ahead, Clooney's hairstylist Rod Ortega gave us the exclusive rundown on exactly how he got the "1940s Italian glamour"-inspired look using T3 tools and some expert pinning.
Get Her Look
Hairstylist Rod Ortega’s inspiration board for Amal Clooney’s Venice Film Festival look
French women have a "less-is-more" approach to all things beauty. But of higher importance than their preference for a low-maintenance hairstyle is their preference for a routine that actually makes their hair healthier. And the only man they trust to keep their hair color vibrant, soft, and shiny year-round? That would be master hair colorist Christophe Robin.
It's no secret that there are cute hairstyles and then there are gorgeous hairstyles — they're not one and the same. You might ask, what exactly differentiates the two? Well, a gorgeous hairstyle has a special little something that stands out and takes your look to the next level of fierceness. This braided low bun is the perfect example of a hairstyle in a league of its own.
Stop what you're doing and give yourself a moment to take in the intricate detail of these braids, created by Stasha Harris of Magic Fingers Studio. If you've been looking for the next cool thing to do to your hair, you found it, girl.
When: July 28, 2017
What: A Unicorn Ponytail
Why we love it: Gigi Hadid is no stranger to changing up her look—the model does it all the time on the runway. This week, she experimented with a bright pink ponytail (although it's probably only temporary extensions).
From Harper's BAZAAR
We're now into month four of festival season and still going strong. But while you may have mastered all aspects of the three-day music binge, the one that's been the trickiest? Making that pre-festival blowout not look limp—and dirty—by day the time the music stops. The key is to start with a hair game that's buildable, so the more you sweat, the better it gets. Here, your three-day hair plan mapped out by hairstylist Conrad Dornan, owner of Seerad's Salon in Jackson, Wyoming. No predictable ponytail or boring bun in sight. 🙌
The tightly interwoven fishtail braid gets a bad rap for looking overly complicated to try at home, but it's really just a matter of practice. If you're tired of sweeping your hair back into yet another ponytail, perfecting the fishtail braid is a crucial hair hack to learn for busy mornings.
It simply requires an elastic band and a little patience, but once you do, you'll find an effortlessly chic style that's equally wearable for the office or a summer date. Follow along below to find out how to master this versatile style in six easy steps and don't forget to check out all of MC's braid tutorials at the bottom of the page.