London Collections Men S/S17: Best of Backstage Hair Looks
By Theresa Yee

The WGSN beauty team went behind the scenes at the LCM shows to get the lowdown from the lead hairstylists on the big hair trends for next season.

Jun 13, 2016
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Key beauty looks from London Collections: Men
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Heading out into the rainy, cold temperatures at the weekend, the WGSN beauty team did not let the weather stop them getting the most up to date beauty information backstage at London Collections: Men.

Surrounded by rising fashion stars, male models and top industry stylists, senior editor Theresa Yee and associate editor Emma Grace Bailey got all the beauty intel. Here they reveal their top hair looks from the shows:

Casley Hayford

casley hayford

The Inspiration: British musical movements like grime and rock
The Look: Boys looked youthful with a scooped deep-side sweeping fringe, while girls (there were 5 female models as brand debuted its first womenswear line) displayed messy braids tied with fabric
Lead Stylist: Shon for Bumble and bumble
Key Products: Bb Hairdresser’s Invisible Oil, Bb Brilliantine and Bb Thickening Spray

Lou Dalton

lou dalton

The Inspiration: The great outdoors
The Look: Windswept hair. Gel was used to achieve different effects from slicked sides and messy textures to sculpting flyaway pieces to allow hair to stick out for a disheveled look
Lead Stylist: Naoki Komiya for Bumble and bumble
Key Product: Bb Gel – just one product!

Matthew Miller

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The Inspiration: Kurt Cobain and 90s grunge era. “The hair is inspired by 90’s grunge and the Kurt Cobain era. I wanted to create a highly textured look with an effortless cool effect,” explained Luchmun
The Look: 1990’s revival – think greasy, lived-in messy textured hair
Lead Stylist: Kevin Luchmun, Toni & Guy International Artistic Director
Key Products: label.m Sea Salt Spray and label.menThickening Tonic

E. Tautz

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The Inspiration: 80’s River Phoenix era.“The hair is inspired by the 1980’s River Phoenix era focusing on the natural movement of the hair to create a voluminous and natural look,” explained Luchmun
The Look: Sunday best – think classic, voluminous 80’s hair with soft natural texture
Lead Stylist: Kevin Luchmun, Toni & Guy International Artistic Director
Key Products: label.men Grooming Cream, and label.m hairspray

Phoebe English

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The Inspiration: A better version of themselves. Playing with each of the models hair and enhancing the natural texture
The Look: Heighten individuality. Frizz in curly hair is tamed and controlled, while straight hair is tonged to form natural waves
Lead Stylist: Cyndia Harvey for Bumble and bumble
Key Products: Bb Thickening Crème Contour and Bb.Grooming Crème, Bb Curl (Style) Anti-Humidity Gel-Oil

Belstaff

Belstaff

The Inspiration: Steve McQueen in Bruce Brown’s 1971 motorcycle film ,On Any Sunday
The Look: Rough and ready, hair is scrunched and greasy looking as though a motorcycle helmet has just been whipped off
Lead Stylist: Tina Outen for Fudge Professional
Key Products: Fudge Professional Tri-Blo, Blow Dry Putting, Hair Shaper, Light Hed-ed Hair Oil, Skyscraper

Sibling

Sibling

The Inspiration: Roman God meets beach boy
The Look: New curling products from Fudge (out this September) create beautiful shiny curls on the boys, whilst girls contrast with a straight and polished style
Lead Stylist: Tina Outen for Fudge Professional
Key Products: Fudge Professional Tri-Blo, Curve Maker (NEW) Skyscraper, Head Shine, Curve Recovery (NEW)

House of Holland

House of Holland

The Inspiration: 80s rave culture
The Look: A lived in, undone style, thick with grease and combed over the face
Lead Stylist: Kevin Luchmun for Label M
Key Products: Label M Grooming Cream, Titanium Pro Styling, Sculpting Pomade, Hold & Gloss Spray

Katie Eary

Katie Eary

The Inspiration: Think Begbie from Trainspotting but with a barracuda twist for a sinister finish
The Look: Resembling a slippery fish, hair is heavily slicked back with super strong gel, finished with an ‘oil slick’ of colour in either pearlescent pink or violet
Lead Stylist: Tina Outen for Fudge Professional
Key Products: Fudge Professional Tri-Blo, Hair Gum, Paintbox, Hot Head Style Whip, Light Hed-ed Hair Oil

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