The Easy Hair Trend That Gigi Hadid, the Olsens and Other Celebs Wore to the CFDA Awards

The CFDA Awards have become one of the biggest events in fashion, to be sure. While there were certainly some outfits that will not be forgotten anytime soon (oh, heyyyy, Ashley Graham), there was one major celebrity hair trend that's sure to make waves this summer, quite literally.

Introducing the loose crimp.

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Gigi Hadid

Hadid wore quite a lot of light-blue Louis Vuitton (including pants, pleated skirt, blazer and sash) as she walked the red carpet at the Brooklyn Museum. But it wasn't the layered outfit that had us talking. The supermodel opted for a more low-maintenance ombré mane with bright-blonde balayage tips to complement her honey-blonde roots. She wore her new hair color with loosely crimped extensions in relaxed, uniform waves, aka 2019's take on summer surfer style.

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Joan Smalls

Fellow supermodel Smalls did the same with her caramel-highlighted locks. While her waves are a bit tighter and more crimpy (we're currently mourning the loss of our Conair crimper, circa 1999), this is very similar to Hadid's look. And we promise, you can recreate it, too: Start the waves at ear level and work down through the hair with a styling tool, then brush through for a more relaxed vibe.

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Mary-kate And Ashley Olsen

Arbiters of all-things style and taste (particularly of the grippingly mysterious variety), the Olsen twins rocked the same textured and loose-crimped 'do as they graced the red carpet to accept their fifth CFDA award for their label The Row, according to People. We love how the twins' take has a fresh-from-the-waves vibe, thanks to the slightly messy tangles. 

Yep, it's official: This is our go-to summer hairstyle. (Psst: Anyone see a good deal on crimpers lately?)


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