While hair and makeup in recent years has embraced
natural, neutral styles, 2017 was all about big bold looks. Sure, there were endless variations on effortlessly chic French girl waves and ponytails, but there were plenty of stand-out looks, as well, like the dramatic “boy cuts” at Alexander Wang, colorful highlights at Versace, rainbow eyeshadow at Chanel, and glossy red lips at Jason Wu. Playful hair accessories–such as the oversized hair barrettes at Bottega Veneta and the embellished headbands at Altuzarra–proved popular, too, but there was no glitzier trend than the diamond-encrusted manicure on the Balenciaga runway. From New York to Paris, here’s a look at the most daring beauty trends of 2017.
At the Prada Spring 2017, models wore sleek, side-parted ponytails with a simple barrettes.
In keeping with the playful look at the Fendi Spring 2017 show, models rocked colorful hair clips.
Irina Shayk proved that exaggerated hair barrettes are the ultimate standout accessory at the Bottega Veneta’s Spring 2017 show.
Chanel‘s 2017 Fall Haute Couture show sported rainbow eyeshadow with colorful strikes of orange, blue and green.
An exaggerated dusting of magenta shadow around the eye was the look at the Gucci Fall 2017 show.
Models at the Valentino Fall 2017 wore sleek, maroon
eyeliner with a matching lip and mini braids.
At the Prada Fall 2017, makeup artist
Pat McGrath used electric blue eyeshadow and messy, heavy eyeliner for a rock and roll look.
Model Greta Varlese wore
colorful eyeshadow in playful shades of green, yellow and purple at the Maison Margiela Fall 2017 fashion show.
At the Isabel Marant Fall 2017 show, models wore their hair in loose, messy waves with
Louis Vuitton show, models wore their hair in wild, voluminous curls with a pale lip.
At the Celine Fall 2017 show, model Birgit Kos effortlessly rocked middle-parted air-dried waves.
At the Lanvin Fall 2017, model
Bella Hadid proved that a sleek, side-parted pony is the ultimate French girl hairstyle.
Models at the Christian Dior Fall 2017 paired voluminous,
brushed out curls with chic black berets.
Versace Fall 2017 show, models like Gigi Hadid wore playful highlights in shades of blue, yellow and red.
The wet, slicked-back hair at the Paco Rabanne Spring 2017 show had frosted blue and red roots.
At the Marc Jacobs Spring 2017 show, hair was styled into colorful dreadlocks and worn in a top knot.
At Mary Katrantzou Spring 2017, hair accessories matched the lip color.
The combination of slicked back hair,
bleached brows and maroon lips was a bold success at the Aquilano.Rimondi Fall 2017 show.
At the Marco De Vincenzo Spring 2017 show a mauve
berry lip proved a simple look can still be special.
At the Jason Wu Fall 2017 show, models rocked glossy, cherry red lips.
Red lipstick was the perfect addition to the over-the-top look at the
Dolce & Gabbana Spring 2017 show.
Catherine McNeil cut her hair into a tousled pixie with heavy bangs at the Alexander Wang Fall 2017 show.
At the Alexander Wang Fall 2017 show, models wore their
cropped hair with heavy eyeliner.
Model Irina Kravchenko wore her
bowl cut with blunt bangs at the Alexander Wang Fall 2017 fashion show.
Model Ysaunny Brito wore her
buzz cut with some length on top at the Alexander Wang Fall 2017 show.
Backstage at the
Fenty x Puma Spring 2017 show, models showed off their long, embellished matte black nails.
At the Balenciaga Spring 2017 show, models wore
long acrylic nails in various shades of hot pink and orange with crystal embellishments.
At the Marc Jacobs Fall 2017 show, long,
dark purple nails, some detailed with logos, were the ultimate beauty accessory.