It’s not just you, it’s us too. Gatsby fever has reached the ELLE office, so fresh from the premier last night we would like to wear all of these hair dos please. With both the runway and the red carpet heavily referencing the elegant 1920’s now is the time to experiment with your hair, taking inspiration from the finger waves and adornments that made the era so influential. We’ve had a think, rounded up the best references, and then there’s the products you need to get you there. Dirty martini optional.
Not just a bad hair day quick fix, the pony is an easy entry point to 20’s styling. Plus the perfect partner to a hat or fascinator. Ralph Lauren channelled Gatsby on the runway with a selection of headwear – think contoured and embellished atop a slicked-back ‘do.
Get the look:
Straighten hair using flat irons to get it super smooth, then work a little of Bumble & Bumble’s Defrizz Oil, £22, through the lengths to tame flyaways and gather hair at the nape of the neck. Secure into a low pony using a Others / Unknown