The swept-back updo
The swept back camp was split in two. On one side of the red carpet was the sexy and slicked-back looks that Emmy Rossum, Blake Lively and Gisele wore with attitude. In the other corner, it was all about flattering height; from Thandie and Milas subtle height, to January Jones super lift and Christina Hendricks wind-swept style that would be more suited to a Jane Austen adaptation than a NY red carpet.
The centre part
Centre partings seemed to trump the side parting - which have been a more popular choice for a while - last night. The parting, which can look severe and is often tricky to pull off, was softened with curls by Chloe Sevigny and worn in a shaggy updo; Anne Hathaway and Rachel Weisz wore very undone looks that juxtaposed their glam dresses; and Sienna Miller went for a Bardot-inspired half-up, half-down do, styled by John D using Moroccanoil products. Diane Kruger chose a super tight, sleek centre parted updo. Well if our face could launch a thousand ships wed probably give it a go too.
Asymmetric hairstyles have been popular since Proenza Schouler sent them down the catwalk back in 2009 and its still going strong. Naomi Watts sported a 40s inspired updo with the Proenza-esque deep parting, while Jessica Stamand Kate Bosworth opted for a similar style but worn down. MIA went for wind swept, while SJP chose to accessorise her wavy asymmetric style with a flower that matched her Halston gown.
The fringe benefits
Finally, those with fringes flaunted them with pride, rather than hiding them in intricate updos, as is often the case. Nicole Richie, Zoe Kravitz and Carey Mulligan all sported their bangs with pride, while Renee showed off her new pixie crop, complete with fringe, at the event last night.