The End Of 'The Model Cut'

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Frederikke Sofie

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Shelby Coleman

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Damaris Goddrie

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Anais Mali

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Olivia Jansing

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Peyton Knight

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Marjan Jonkman and Veronika Vilim

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Isabella Emmack

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Kasia Struss

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Mica Arganaraz (with Julia Nobis)

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Sam Rollinson

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Grace Hartzel

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Lineisy Montero

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Karly Loyce

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Frederikke Sofie

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Shelby Coleman

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Damaris Goddrie

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Anais Mali

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Maria Borges

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Olivia Jansing

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Peyton Knight

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Marjan Jonkman and Veronika Vilim

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Isabella Emmack

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Kasia Struss

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Mica Arganaraz (with Julia Nobis)

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Sam Rollinson

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Grace Hartzel

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Lineisy Montero

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Karly Loyce

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It's the standard: mid-length brushing the shoulders, hidden layers, straight but with body, nicely point-cut, balayage-d probably. Kate Moss has had it for at least 10 years. It's the model haircut and it's gorgeous—supremely versatile and flattering on most.

But the model cut may be a dying breed if Fashion Week was any indicator. Girls with all sorts of texture—from Frederikke Sofie's blond waves a la Franca Sozzani or Lineisy Montero's close, natural crop—walked with her own style kept in tact, so much so that it was more a season of hair cuts than hairstyles. This point was only underscored by Guido's string of impromptu haircuts for the 10th anniversary Alexander Wang show. Lots of blunt cuts with a do-it-yourself vibe on display.

It's exciting, not only because there's more options for you to show to your stylist next time you're in for a cut. Just as the hairstylist Odile Gilbert so accurately stated backstage at Rodarte, “If there's a show where all of the girls' hair looks the same, then they end up looking like robots. We want them to go out looking bold in the front—they want to look cool and beautiful!” And it makes for better slideshows that way.

Photographed by Tom Newton.

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