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By this point you've probably mastered our basic braids and are on the hunt for some nifty new 'dos to DIY. Challenge accepted! We asked DJ Quintero, a stylist at NYC's Serge Normant at John Frieda salon, to come up with four cool and creative new ways to twist up your tresses. They may look tricky, but these ingenious styles are actually quite simple — we promise you don't need an army of stylists to create them. Take a peek at our super-detailed, step-by-step guide and then recreate these cool coifs at home. Holiday party hair? Done and done.
Photographed by Shanita Sims
Photographed by Shanita Sims; Styled by DJ Quintero; Modeled by Lila Anton and Georgia McElveen
You probably haven't had a real fall shopping list since safety scissors were one of the items, so let's bring that helpful guide back. Less requisite though it may be, this collection of buzzy buys will help keep you focused as you browse the racks looking for your autumnal ensembles.
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If you recently spotted a woman in a black-latex mermaid suit popping up around L.A. with a photographer at her side, you've likely had some questions — so did we. Turns out, you were actually witnessing two artists at work, shooting what they hope will one day become a gallery show and book about a fictional character read