However, we also know that you and your mane deserve better. And, as luck would have it, a look back at the spring '13 runway at Richard Chai provided the inspiration for a pony that's still low-maintenance but packs plenty of punch thanks to the addition of an asymmetrical parting. Think low-key and unassuming, but with a fashion-forward edge.
We tapped Nicole Pizer, owner of Whiskey Divine Salon on Hanbury Street, to recreate this knock-out ponytail on our lovely model, Natasha Lenart, a development assistant at Victoria Victoria Beckham. With a minimum of products and some easy-peasy maneuvers, Natasha's hair was straight-off-the-catwalk-cool within minutes.
Now, who'd dare to hide this baby under a beanie?
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