1. Smooth pony loop at Giulietta’s Spring 2016

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    For Giulietta’s Spring 2016 collection, fashion designer Sofia Sizzi drew inspiration from athleticism and sports, particularly tennis, combined with the power of femininity. The clothes in the collection were the result of a fantasized tennis match between sports and Courréges, the imaginative French label known for its futuristic designs.


    Stylist Diego Da Silva of Tim Howard Management collaborated with the designer to create the runway look. “The hair inspiration was this idea of a tennis player tying her own bun during a game,” said Sofia.


    “The hair had to be sporty yet elegant,” added Diego. “This look involves three distinct textures… The top of the head is dry, which leads into a shiny, smooth, looped ponytail with a wet sheen along the hairline. The final look is very clean with an edge to feel young, yet timeless.”


    Sofia declared, “I use René Furterer products and love them. They are fantastic. The team is great and I love Diego. I could not live withoutGiulietta's Spring B2016smoothpony1 him!”


    Step-by-step directions from stylist Diego Da Silva:


    To begin, I applied palm-fulls of René Furterer VOLUMEA Volumizing foam – no rinse all over hair in sections, concentrating on roots and brushing back with a boar bristle brush.


    Next, I blow-dried the hair with the nozzle close to the roots while brushing in a backward direction. I gathered the hair into a ponytail, making it as smooth as possible and finally secured it with a bungee cord.


    I then used my hands to very gently push some hair forward from out of the base of the ponytail only on the top of the head. This helped create some wisps and made the look feel a little less controlled.


    I generously sprayed René Furterer FIORAVANTI shine enhancing no rinse detangling spray over the entire ponytail and straightened the hair in sections with a flat iron until it was fully sleek and shiny.


    Once the ponytail was completely straight, I created a small loop at the base of the ponytail and secured it tightly with a bungee cord to maintain its shape. I let the remaining ponytail hang straight down.


    Finally, using my fingers I applied René Furterer STYLING WAX along the hairline smoothing it back, making the hair appear slightly wet, as if the model had just finished playing a game of tennis.


    *Photo Credits: John M. Craig for René Furterer


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