PERFORMANC E READY The latest wellness trend reflected on many AW14 runways: sleek ballerinalike buns were seen at Jean Paul Gaultier and Prada, and a more relaxed approach towards the style was adopted by Diane von Furstenberg. CLEAN-CUT Forget schoolgirl-pretty and think modern, edgy woman when separating your hair in the season’s favourite: the centre parting. The more severe the part, the better. THEBRA I D Y BUNCH Braids took the spotlight at many shows. The versatile hairstyle took the forms of cornrows at Marchesa, schoolgirl pigtails at Givenchy and half-up half-down fishtails at Etro. Everything but conventional: worth DIYing at home. BOHEMIAN WAVES Soft, loose waves made a big impact: look no further than Blumarine, Chloé and Ralph Lauren for an effortlessly chic take on this look. 1. John Frieda Frizz-Ease Extra Strength Serum, R99 2. Marc Anthony 2nd Day Clear Dry Shampoo, R110 ghd tail comb, R105 Evo Helmut Finishing Spray, R335 1. Ogx Thick & Full Biotin & Collagen Root Boost Spray, R180 2. FHI Heat Stylus, R1 995 T H E B R A I D Y 1. Wet n Wild Megalast Nail Varish in Sugar Coat, R55 2. Morgan Taylor Professional Nail Lacquer in Vixen in Mars, R123 3. Mavala Nail Colour Pearl in Flannel Grey, R68 TOP TIPS The palette for nails for this season will range from deep shades of red and gunmetal to taupe grey and fresh nudes. For the more daring, metallic hues (gold among the favourites) and reversed manis were all the rage. A nail no-no this winter? Bright colours – save them for next spring.