The new season trends are shedding some light over an array of fabulous hairstyles that range between simple and futuristic, looks that will make you stand out with every occasion, so draw inspiration from the hottest fall 2012 runway hairstyles and prepare to shine every minute of the day and night!

An array of fabulous hairstyles have been spotted backstage at the hottest fashion shows, hairstyles that have a casual or a more glam or edgy feel. Fresh off the runways, these hairstyles are created by some of the best hairstylists in perfect coordination with the new season fashion trends, so if you're looking for some style inspirations, take notes from the hottest fall 2012 runway hairstyle trends.

From simple to sophisticated, anything goes this upcoming season, so dare to experiment and enter the wonderful and vast world of fashion-forward hairstyles. Practice on your friend's locks if you're going a bit bolder than usual, so you can master the technique needed to achieve your favorite hairstyle. Check out these hot and uber-popular fall 2012 looks and get started with your style transformation.

Loose Texture

VersaceBurberryProenza SchoulerRalph Lauren

When it comes to popular looks, simple is by far the style that tops them all as simplicity is timeless. However, simplicity doesn't refer to neglecting your locks, but opting for an enhanced textured style that exudes naturalness and that appears to be perfect by nature. Go for a casual glam effect and opt for softly textured waves or a messy, swished back style that will help you achieve a fresh and fabulous casual look. Keep your locks looking perfect with your favorite texturizer and enhance the shine of your locks with a bit of shine spray as this will help glamorize your look a bit more.

Stylish Ponytails

Anna SuiChristian DiorJason WuRochas

Ponytail hairstyles are by far the lowest maintenance hairstyles that can 'pack a punch' every time, making you attract plenty of attention without spending too much time in front of the mirror, and this fall 2012 season the ponytail is back!
With versatile styles such as low centered, high and swished to the side, ponytails can help you achieve a lovely look without any effort. The ponytail is a perfect 'emergency' hairstyle look as it takes merely minutes to gather the hair in a ponytail and secure it as desired, so keep your locks sleek or with a little bit of volume and let your hair look amazing from day to evening.

Sleek Deep Side Partings

Christian DiorBottega VenettaJill SanderLanvin

Achieve a sensational, iconic look this fall season by switching-up your parting as deep side partings look amazingly stylish. Whether your hair is short, medium or long, deep side parts look adorable, especially if the hair is given a sleek, flawless look. Create the deep side part on the side you feel most comfortable with and keep your hair sleeked back into a stylish updo, a low ponytail or simply run your hands through your hair and keep your locks loose, allowing them to caress your features. This is a look that is both elegant, vintage yet with a little bit of an edgy vibe and universally flattering, so dare to go a bit bolder by switching things up!

Fancy Braids

Emilio PucciFendiGucciMarc Jacobs

Braids look amazing and since there is a vast array of styles out there to choose from, you'll never get bored. From rope braids to classic styles anything goes, so enhance your hair texture with a stylish braid style such as side braids which hold only half the hair up into place, lovely braided buns or milkmaid styles. With a little bit of a bohemian chic allure, braided hairstyles are a perfect match for a casual, day look, so make your look your own by experimenting with various techniques and twists. A few bobby pins and some skill will help you look sensational every time, so practice and get yourself looking pretty in plaits!

Stylish Updos

Stella McCartneyDerek LamMichael KorsValentino

By far the most popular hairstyle this season, one that manages to underline elegance, casual chicness and be universally flattering at the same time, is the updo. This fall 2012 season, updo hairstyles tend to be very diverse and that can only be a good thing. Hair stylists have managed to reach into their 'never-ending bags of ideas' and spice up the old-time classic look by adding cute twists, pins to accentuate the hairstyle, volume to create a vintage Brigitte Bardot hotness, sleekness to emphasize classic elegance and more, so sport a different look every time you desire as the new season runway looks provide endless inspirational looks that you can recreate or put your own spin over.

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