Today’s younger generation seems to be obsessed with the idea of conforming individuality, and if that sounds like an oxymoron to you, then you’re right. The youth have long revolutionized standing out and being unique, but to the point where the things that people do to individualize themselves have turned into trends, so they’re no longer “unique.”
Going from my undergrad institution to Emerson, the differences in student body trends are astronomically different. Where the standard uniform at my undergrad consisted of yoga pants, The North Face jackets and UGGs; Emerson is a breath of fresh air because it embraces originality. This Fashionista’s sense of style from her choice of hair color to accessories embodies the true uniqueness of today’s youth.
Bustling down Tremont Street to my night class amongst bodies clad in jackets and boots, as per classic fall attire in chilly Downtown Boston, this Fashionista with bright pink hair can be spotted from far away. In the few months that I’ve known this Fashionista, her hair has ranged in different shades of pinks and purples that have become her trademark.
This Fashionista’s choice of hair accessories highlight her quirky personality as she embraces the season, and the white color of the barrette highlights the pink in her hair. By pulling her hair back, she exposes more of the color underneath her hair, making it appear more vibrant. This Fashionista is not afraid to try different trends in order to stand out and there’s no better place for her to experiment, than at Emerson where art enthusiasts rule!
What’s on the BEAUTY BAR: Before attempting to recreate this look, one must be aware of some simple beauty precautions in order to keep your locks healthy and vibrant, such as using the proper shampoo and conditioner or leave-in conditioner. Also, by minimizing the amount of hot water and heat applied to your hair. Make sure to have a professional apply the hair dye, especially when bleach is involved.