Trending hair for men

Thursday, 21 February 2013

David Gilson shares what’s hot in the world of men’s hair trends. From recreating the good old quiff to rocking your natural curls, here is what he is loving.

I have just returned from London and found that men’s hair is actually this year’s main fashion focus! The look is very 1950s with an exaggerated Elvis quiff and for those with curly hair it’s long and naturally curly on top and short on the sides.

We are also seeing very strong undercuts for men and exaggerated hairstyles.

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David is a popular celebrity hairdresser who has styled hair for both guests and presenters on TV talk shows and reality programs such as Big Brother, as well as South Africa’s top models for the Johannesburg Fashion Week. He was awarded the SA Style awards for two years in succession, and was elected as judge for the Style Awards, Marie Claire Prix de Excellence Awards as well as the Fairlady Best of Beauty Awards. Handling each of his assignments with style and originality, he is the industry guru whose opinions are often quoted in various up market magazines.

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  1. Sue1N

    Wow, all great looks for the younger guys!

    5 years ago •

  1. ProMakeupMe

    I like the Elvis quiff and shorter sides (James Dean.. mmm) But please not the really long on top, combed back and shortly shaved sides style, like the top middle photo… :(

    5 years ago •

  1. Miss Tee

    Its actually sad that our Indian men only have the same hairstyle all year round

    5 years ago •

  1. Nadine

    I’m not convinced that these styles will look as great on an ordinary man (no super models)

    5 years ago •

  1. kunene

    Super cute hair and seriously stylish!

    5 years ago •

  1. me

    my husband must firstly have hair to have styles like that.

    5 years ago •

  1. Pseudo_kate

    I’m feeling everything except the bottom right corner. It’s a bit too pouffy for my liking.

    5 years ago •

  1. Nadia Lucas

    My husband shaves off his hair, would so love for him to start trending one of these styles. yum!

    5 years ago •

  1. Lauren

    Great looks for photoshoots and/or the runway, this look definitely wont work on the hubby!

    5 years ago •

  1. Hess

    Looks a but hipster to me…think I still like the faux-hawk more!

    5 years ago •

  1. Hansen

    Nice but I love my cheese kop as it will never get outdated

    5 years ago •

  1. Botes

    This style would be ok for super models, just not sure id want my man to be doing them though…….

    5 years ago •

  1. Nettie

    not to bad – but i dont want my man wearing any of the above hairstyles

    5 years ago •

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