Some female hair trends can be copied by guys, however not every catwalk look follows this pattern. Although the dip-dye for men
was recently a hugely popular trend amongst guys, will the centre parting have the same effect? Let’s find out. The trend.
The centre parting
is ideal for summer-inspired hairstyles. This minimalist look will save you valuable minutes in the bathroom each morning whilst also improving your overall finished style. On the recent Alexander McQueen runway (pictured), male models were wearing the on-trend centre parting with a severe and serious edge. Should you be wearing it?
The idea of men wearing the centre parting seems to be a fairly good one! The problem itself lies within how you should style the rest of your hair afterwards. A centre parting looks great paired with mid-length, soft hair. However, guys with flat, slicked hairstyles should avoid this look at all costs, unless you want to look like an extra on the set of an Addams Family movie. The tight, slick effect creates an overly rigid look that is not wearable in day-to-day life. How to create the look.
When creating this look, style your hair in the complete opposite way to the runway show. Allow your hair to flow loosely and naturally without slicking each side down behind the ears. Take inspiration from one of this season’s hottest female trends; wavy locks. Without going completely overboard, you may want to consider placing a few loose curls
for a more natural look. Start by combing your hair into a centre parting and allow your lengths to air-dry. Then it’s totally up to you how you style your locks. One word of advice: stay away from greasy gel products! © Pixelformula / Alexander McQueen prêt-à-porter catwalk, Spring-Summer 2014 © Jean Louis David