LOOK OF THE MONTH
To help you celebrate your patriotism this July, we’ve rounded up the best and worst Old Gloryinspired looks.
Celebrate the USA with this all-American look from the spring runway.
All-American Girl: Country singer and American Idol winner Carrie Underwood demonstrates that the ﬂag as fashion can work…
While singer Ke$ha manages to make Old Glory look tawdry.
he hairstyles from the 1950s reﬂected what it was to be an American in a postWWII world—strong, elegant, sophisticated. Capturing this youthful and optimistic spirit, Guido created faux bobs on the models à la Grace Kelly for Jil Sander’s spring/summer runway. “This hairdo looks almost so perfect, it has no time period,” the Redken creative consultant says of the look. Who needs apple pie when this style is so sweet? —Amy Dodds
Quite frankly, we’re surprised the good people of Houston didn’t rip this abomination off of Vanilla Ice, even if it was during the height of his popularity.
Runway: Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images; Carrie: Frederick Breedon IV/WireImage; Ke$ha: Ragnar Singsaas/WireImage; Vanilla Ice: Paul S. Howell/Getty Images
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of LaunchPad - July 2012