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Kevin Murphy styles at New York Fashion Week

Kevin Murphy created hair looks for Australian fashion designer Michael Angel at his recent New York Fashion Week, Ready to Wear Fall 2009 show.

Hair by Kevin Murphy at New York Fashion Week

Murphy took his sartorial inspiration from the iconic style of 1940’s Italian designer Elsa Schiaparelli.

“Schiaparelli wore lots of turbans so I decided to create a look where hair was wrapped around the head, mimicking the way you would wrap fabric around a head,” explains Murphy.

“Schiaparelli always wore her hair forward, so we borrowed this from her and emulated her silhouette giving it a modern twist. The triple barrel curling wand gave the wave a surrealist, almost corrugated effect,” he continued.

Kevin Murphy recently took his inimitable product line to the US market where it continues to grow from strength to strength.

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