The 2017 Hair Trends New York Girls Are Obsessed With

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Seeing the new collections during New York Fashion Week is always exciting, but the innovative makeup and hair moments are what really make us stand at attention. Think of it this way: You won't be able to wear those intricately-designed fall and winter pieces yet — if you can afford them in the first place — especially if your city is experiencing a winter heat wave like the Big Apple. But these hairstyle trends are ready to join your ranks right now.
Last season, hair pros pushed wet strands at shows including Altuzarra and Jason Wu — looks that celebrities like Taraji P. Henson and Shay Mitchell went on to imitate on the red carpet. Messy ponytails were also a constant on the runway, which proved that undone glam was very much in. Because who wants to spend all night getting done up when you could be turning up instead, ya know?
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But this time around, designers are digging simple structure — and lots of it. Many of the fall and winter 2017 collections were complemented with stick-straight hair, timeless center-parts, and blunt, brow-skimming bangs. And we can't forget about the influx of more and more natural hairstyles. To wit: This season saw closely-cropped styles as just as important as fluffy Afros on the catwalk.
In a move we can't get enough of, straight and curly textures shared a trend in common: bangs. They accented chin-length bobs at Oscar De La Renta, as well as bouncy curls at 3.1 Phillip Lim.
Yes, trends come and go. What's heralded as haute couture today could end up in your donation pile within the next few months. However, a solid style with classic elements like the ones we saw among this season's roundup of hair 'dos have some serious staying power.
Keep scrolling to see the hairstyles that we can't stop thinking about.
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Textured Bangs

Baby bangs get a punk rock update thanks to a choppy texture, while too-cool-for-school sunglasses and a colorful pout gives this model's cut an extra dose of cool at Georgine.
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Don't believe the rumors: Bangs work for every texture — even curly hair! To cop the look shown at Phillip Lim, ask your stylist for a set that are cut dry, which will ensure you get the length you want.
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Models at Anna Sui rocked various lengths, including this bowl-meets-bob with thick, curly fringe. Tip: For a smoother finish for your curls (read: less frizz), don't let anyone razor your bangs.
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Short, Textured Cuts

At Nicholas K, the model went gray (in a good way), proving that not all platinum is one size fits all.
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Another Nicholas K. look included this closely-cropped 'fro.
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Trend alert: Warm shards of red are having a big moment. At Jenny Packham, this beauty's chocolate complexion was enhanced by her auburn halo of hair.
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Blunt Bangs

Why accessorize your ivory fur with a hat, when you can just show off your fringe? At Oscar De La Renta models wore their bangs long and piecey.
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The hair! The headband! The black and gold danglers! Altuzzara slayed the runway, but it's this sharp, blunt set of bangs that stole the show.
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Se, we told you that bangs are the only accessory you need. This look also came from Oscar De La Renta.
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Center Parts

It's official: The center part is the raddest way to, well, part your hair. Exhibit A: Kendall Jenner at Michael Kors.
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Models rocked swingy brunette lobs at Lacoste.
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If you comb her Instagram for evidence, center-parted styles are a staple of Joan Smalls' hair wardrobe — but can you blame her?
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This model managed to nail two trends with one look, combining her 'do with monochromatic makeup.
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Romantic Curls

Give your beach waves a vacation with this classic iteration of the barrel curl. This 'do, as seen at Irina Vitjaz, featured a deep side part for added drama.
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At La Perla, this model's deep Bordeaux lip was almost sexier than her ginormous curls. Almost.
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Want your own S-waves? After wrapping your locks around a medium-sized iron, brush them out for soft effect.
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Slept-On Chignons

Let your laziness be your guide with this 'do, by not undoing your bun from the day before. Just spritz with beach spray, texture spray, or water to invigorate the look and go.
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The IDGAF vibes were doubled at Alexander Wang.
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Feel free to pull out a few face-framing strands as a finishing touch — the messier, the better.
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Low Ponytails

Marc Mena was the mastermind behind the wrapped ponytails at Mimi Prober.
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This Pyer Moss model's pony featured an imperfect part that was, well, kind of perfect.
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Second day style alert! If you don't want to get rid of your romantic waves (see above), sweep them back into an elastic band for a day two fix.
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Further proof that bangs are back, courtesy of Tome.
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