As the fashion world dazzles with its latest offerings, we see a seamless transition of style and creativity from the glamorous runways of New York Fashion Week to the more personalized settings of our local salons. This year is particularly special, as students from Long Island Beauty School (LIBS) were part of this iconic event, offering them an unparalleled hands-on experience in the world of high-fashion hair styling.

Let’s dive into the top hair trends they helped bring to life:

  1. The Modern Shag

The shag haircut, a throwback to the 70s, is back with a modern twist. Think layered cuts with more texture and movement. It’s versatile, working well with various hair lengths and types, and perfect for those who love a low-maintenance yet chic look.

  1. Bold Color Statements

Bright and bold colors are in vogue. From deep blues to fiery reds, don’t be afraid to make a statement with your hair color this season. The key is to find a shade that complements your skin tone and personality.

  1. Natural Textures and Curls

Embracing natural hair texture continues to be a strong trend. More people are moving away from heat styling and opting for products that enhance their natural curls and waves, giving a healthy and effortless look.

  1. The Sleek Bob

The classic bob is always in fashion, but this season, it’s all about the sleek and straight look. This timeless style is both elegant and edgy, making it a great choice for both professional and casual settings.

  1. Accessories Galore

Hair accessories are having a major moment. From pearl clips to velvet headbands, accessories are a simple yet effective way to add a touch of glamour to any hairstyle.

  1. Braids and Twists

Braids and twists in all forms, from simple three-strand braids to complex updos, are big this season. They’re not only stylish but also practical, keeping your hair in place while you’re on the go.

  1. The Mullet Revival

Yes, the mullet is back! This controversial style is seeing a revival, with a more modern and refined approach. It’s all about the business in the front, party in the back—but with a sleeker and more fashionable edge.

Being part of New York Fashion Week, our students didn’t just observe these trends; they were hands-on in bringing them to life under the guidance of industry professionals. This experience is invaluable, bridging the gap between classroom learning and real-world application.

At Long Island Beauty School, we believe in providing our students with opportunities to experience the dynamic world of hair fashion first-hand. Our Hairdressing and Cosmetology program is designed to not only teach the fundamentals but also to provide practical experiences like working at New York Fashion Week.

If you’re inspired to be at the forefront of hair trends and want to learn in an environment that offers real-world experiences, then LIBS is the place for you. Whether you dream of styling for high-end fashion shows, working in a top salon, or owning your business, we can help you get there.

Join us at Long Island Beauty School, where we turn your passion for hair into a professional reality. Visit to learn more and start your journey in the world of hairdressing and cosmetology today!