• STEP 1

    Prep the hair by spritzing CATWALK® by TIGI® Session Series Salt Spray all over – its carefully designed formula adds body and defi nition to the hair, whilst controlling frizz.

  • STEP 2

    Create a clean, center part from hairline to nape, securing the hair in two low temporary ponytails.

  • STEP 3

    Use a paddle brush and a spray of CATWALK® by TIGI® Session Series Work It Hairspray to smooth hair and set the severity of the part.

  • STEP 4

    Using pins secure one extra-long, pre-made braid (using extensions) just behind the ear and cross over the crown. Repeat with a second pre-made braid in the opposite direction, crossing over the other braid to make an “X” on top of the head. • As an alternative to using a pre-made braid, after parting the hair vertically in step two, instead split the sections horizontally into thirds and use the center sections as the braids

  • STEP 5

    Next, remove the elastics from the two ponytails and begin braiding the ends of the braids into each pony, using a threestrand technique and incorporating wefts of hair into the braid as you go to add length.

  • STEP 6

    Secure each side with an elastic, leaving a signifi cant amount of unbraided hair below the elastic.

  • STEP 7

    Secure the two braids together, taking care to hide the pins and create the illusion of intertwined braids.

  • STEP 8

    Use fingers to pull on pieces of the braid to create an undone texture and set the look with CATWALK® by TIGI® Session Series Work It Hairspray – this fi ne mist provides a moveable and workable hold.



    INSPIRATION: Libertine AW15, soft, no-fuss coloured chalk parting


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    INSPIRATION: Iris Van Herpen AW15, avant-garde elegant lock with two twists!


    STYLING: top crown braid inspired by We Are Handsome Swimwear