Karlie Kloss' Braided Updo for Elie Saab Couture Fall 2012 (Imax Tree) Note: All photos in article from Imax Tree.
It's not just the extravagant gowns that inspire us, runway hair and beauty always makes us take note. We picked out the best looks from Fall 2012 Couture Week to give you the hautest summer hair and makeup ideas to try.Versace
's uber-sexy leather-filled show featured soft '60s waves with deep side-parts. Get the look with large hot rollers, a shine-enhancing heat protection spray and a natural bristle brush for grouping the curls. A smoky eye and pale pink pout will take the look home.Valentino
's girls were all about the high top-knot. A fine-tooth comb, hairspray and a tutorial like this one
should do the trick. Oh, and super long hair certainly makes it easy.Stéphane Rolland
styled his models' straight hair in edgy rugged waves. To create this effect on your own, use a wand curling iron on only the middle section of your hair, leaving the ends straight. To dramatize your eyes, play down your lips and use a heavy black liquid liner with bronze and metallic shadows.
gave a nod to the '20s with crisp fingerwaves. Faux Spock eyebrows and blue eyeshadow made the throwback style look futuristic.Christian Dior
's hair was kept simple with a clean center part and a straight '70s style. For this show, however, it was all about the beauty: Luminous white eyeliner created a cat eye while red-orange lips popped against porcelain complexions.
gave his show a touch of Renaissance romance with center-parted Dutch braids that finished in the back with low bobby-pinned buns. Black winged liner with loads of peachy blush gave a sexy yet sweet finish to the overall look.