Trend Alert: Sporty Chic Backstage at NYFW

Posted February 17, 2014 by in Trends

The ponytail was the hair-do of choice for many designers this season at New York Fashion Week. From ready-to-wear and couture all the way to bridal, the ponytail was a must.

Some designers stuck with a high pony, such as Meskita and Doré, while others — including Leanne Marshall and Milly by Michelle Smith — went for an elegant low pony. Either way, each look shouted “sporty chic.”

Below are our favorite ponies from NYFW:


Meskita Fall 2014 collection boasts “clean shapes” with a “touch of sport,” so the lead hairstylists at NIOXIN gave all the models thick and full ponytails with lots of movement.




The runway show for Doré Designs was absolutely stunning. This was Dawn Smart’s first ready-to-wear collection and the models walked the runway with European flair, glossy lips and bouncy ponies.


Leanne Marshall

Season five Project Runway winner Leanne Marshall debuted her Fall 2014 collection last Sunday. Instead of traditional bridal makeup, her models walked the runway with a strong smokey eye and a low pony.



Milly by Michelle Smith

The hair and makeup backstage at Milly was simple and straight forward so her clothes could do the talking! We think this hair look will be extremely popular this fall since it’s extremely easy to replicate.


What do you think  of the emerging sporty chic trend? Let us know in the comments below!