15 Times Natural Hair Slayed During Fashion Month

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Seeing a model with her natural hair texture is like witnessing the supermoon. It only happens every once in a while, but when it does, it's a more than welcome sight. It's such a rarity, in fact, that Dominican model Lineisy Montero made headlines last season for bringing the Afro back to the catwalk. That many hairstylists are not properly trained to style models with textured hair has been a longstanding issue, too, and it's one of the reasons models with curls or coils are often sent down the runways with blown-out or straightened strands.

But lately, we've been seeing a shift. More and more models have been rocking their natural curls, coils, and kinks during Fashion Month. While it's not yet on the scale we'd like to see — white models still make up about 70% of the catwalk (which is a whole other conversation that needs to be had) — it's still refreshing. In honor of the changing times, we've rounded up our favorite natural hair moments from spring 2016. Click through to check out the models' hair in all its au naturel glory.
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Montero was everywhere this season. She walked in 65 shows, reports models.com, and we saw her TWA in almost all of them. At No. 21, a little headband-bling prettified her short coils.
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Mica Arganaraz proves that it's possible to pull off curly bangs.
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As i-D will tell you, Damaris Goddrie is a down-to-earth beauty with a killer haircut to match.
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Poppy Okotcha's teeny-tiny coils have us busting out all of the heart-eye emojis.
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A handful of male models at the Telfar show were seen flaunting their 'fros. Also, brow envy much?
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Some more curly hairspiration from Telfar, just 'cuz.
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Imaan Hammam told us that this beachy style was her favorite look from NYFW — and after one glance at her lioness mane, it's pretty obvious why.
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How major does Karly Loyce's 'fro look with her green brows? MAJOR.
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All the curly-haired models at Proenza Schouler wore their natural hair with a bit of styling product. We especially love Shelby Hayes' (who was discovered in a supermarket two weeks before the show) gorgeous, frohawk-esque 'do.
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Doesn't this model's facial expression match the fierceness of her hair?
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We're coining this "Golden Girls hair" — with a modern twist.
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Maria Borges recently ditched weaves and embraced her natural texture. "I feel like I’ve proved that I can be beautiful with or without the hair," she told Styleblazer. "Since I’ve gone natural, I feel younger and fresher."
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This model's hair is so big it can shield you from the sun. Win-win.
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Teen Vogue editor-in-chief Amy Astley dubbed Luisana Gonzalez's voluminous mane the best hair at Paris Fashion Week, and we don't disagree.
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Let's close with another swoon-worthy TWA.
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