12 Hair Trends That Fashion Week Designers Stole From The Internet

Thank goodness you can’t copyright a hairstyle. Here’s more evidence that trends perhaps aren’t originating from the runways.

1. Punky Streaks

Lindsey Wixson sporting cotton-candy colored streaks backstage.

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The youthful pops of punky hair color coupled with Oscar De La Renta’s old-lady frocks was a refreshing oxymoron. Maybe next season there can be an Oscar De La Renta x Tumblr line.

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The models at the Peter Som show had pastel rainbow highlights.

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The Internet Version:

“Chalking” is a popular hair tutorial that’s all over Tumblr and Pinterest.

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2. Sock Buns

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From pop singer Avril Lavigne’s Abbey Dawn Spring/Summer 2013 collection, which showed at Fashion Week this year.

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The YouTube Version:

This sock bun video, posted in June of ‘09, has over 2 million views on YouTube.

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3. Horse Weave Braids

Backstage at Falguni and Shane Peacock.

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As Seen Before: On a Horse

We covered this trend a year ago.

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4. The Beehive Ponytail

Lucas Jackson / Reuters

From the Marc Jacobs Spring/Summer 2013 collection.

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Is This a Two-Minute Beehive?

Video available at: http://vimeo.com/40618756.

Did Marc Jacobs totally lift Tavi Gevinson’s “Two-Minute Beehive” viral hit? At least hopefully he saved his hairstylists some time backstage….

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5. Fishtail Braids

Slaven Vlasic / Getty Images

Fishtail braids were all over the Tory Burch show.

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Slaven Vlasic / Getty Images
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The Pinterest Version:

You rarely see fishtail braids in real life; they mostly exist on Pinterest.

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6. Neon Hair

When you think of Marimekko, you normally think of fun Sixties-flavored geometric prints. Not raver hair.

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It’s All Over Tumblr:

Every 15-year-old on Tumblr has neon hair.

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7. Forehead Braids

From Emerson SS13.

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Here’s a Blogger Tutorial:

It’s a popular instructographic as seen on Pinterest.

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8. Heart-Shaped Double Braid

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It’s an Ideal Wedding Hairstyle:

The heart braid is all over Pinterest and wedding blogs.

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9. Headband Scarves

At Marc Jacobs.

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Bloggers Have Already Perfected This Look:

Get the tutorial here and here.

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10. The Side Twist Ponytail

Bryan Bedder / Getty Images

The style was seen all over the Jenny Peckham show.

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Frazer Harrison / Getty Images
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Totally seen this before…

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11. Clip-On Bangs

Angela Weiss / Getty Images

As seen at Suzanne Rae.

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Angela Weiss / Getty Images
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Are they from Urban Outfitters?

These were already reviled on the internet, via the Urban Outfitters website.

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12. Medieval Elliptical Braided Buns

Arun Nevader / Getty Images

These oddly-shaped hair tumors were featured at Bibhu Mohapatra Spring 2013.

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The Internet Version:

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