Not quite ready to commit to the big chop, but want to cash in on fringe benefits this fall? Whether you have short, long, curly or straight tresses, side swept bangs are back in a big way. While it’s a commitment some of us are not willing to make, the backstage hair gurus at Marni, Rag & Bone, Dries Van Noten, Reem Acra and Tracy Reese have the perfect solution for commitment-phobes: fake it. A simple part gives you a believable and beautifully bold approximation of bangs – no cuts required. To follow suit, simply reimagine bangs by creating a low, deep side part, combing hair across the forehead and pinning it in place behind the ears. Finish in a chic, loose chignon a la Rag & Bone or test the trendy waters with the wispy wet look from Marni. Either way, going under the knife – er, scissors – is merely optional. Above, some inspiration from the runways on how to fake bangs.
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