Now’s the perfect time to plan your hairstyles for fall/winter 2013! Fall days aren’t far away, which means you have a new opportunity to reinvent your look and break out of old style routines once and for all. As always the most important luxury brands set the tone as far as hairstyle trends are concerned and the new season is defined by many exciting possibilities. 

Whether you prefer simple, effortless looks or feel more drawn towards intricate, complex looks, the fall 2013 runway hairstyles are a great source of inspiration.

Though each label chose its hairstyles depending on the main idea behind its collection, several looks stood out. Since great minds often think alike, we were able to spot many interesting variations on a few dominant trends:

Punk Choppy Layered Hair Jeremy ScottChoppy Punk Hair Jean Paul GaultierPunk Mohawk Braided Hair FendiPunk Twisted Hair Vivienne TamGrunge Long Hair BurberryVersace Runway Hairstyle

Fall 2013 Hairstyle Trends: Punk & Grunge Locks

Cold seasons always seem to inspire designer to step up their game and come up with head-turning dramatic looks. This season, the rock culture is at the base of edgy looks. On the one hand, we have punk-inspired hairstyles. In fact, the entire Versace fall 2013 collection was based on the concept. Punk vibes also dominated the Fendi fall runway, where colorful faux mohawks were the focal point. Grunge influences were more varied and ranged from boyish cuts to messy, barely-there waves and bold makeup looks to match. Jean Paul Gaultier, Vivienne Tam or Haider Ackermann were other labels which opted for for interesting variations on the the trend.

Wet Marcel Waves Oscar De La RentaWet Look Hairstyle PradaWet Look Bun Reem AkraWet Look Hair Julien MacdonaldSlicked Back Hair BalmainSide Swept Hairstyle Marni

Runway Hair Trends: Wet & Shiny 

Wet look hairstyles seem to be one of those trends which never really loses its popularity despite the fact it’s not always in the spotlight. This season, the wet effect attracted the attention of major brands like Prada, Marni or Balmain, which known for their bold yet seemingly effortless choices. More surprising, however, was the fact that even glamor-focused labels like Oscar de la Renta or Zuhair Murad embraced the look. If you’re looking for a fashion-forward DIY hairstyle, the wet look is a great choice!

Fishtail Braid Christian SirianoBraided Half Up Hairstyle RodarteLow Braided Ponytail ValentinoDouble French Braid Updo Viktor And RolfBraided Updo Titania InglisUpside Down French Braid Updo Badgley Mischka

More Runway Hair: Fall 2013 Couture Hairstyles

Braided Hairstyle Trends for Fall/Winter 2013-2014

Sure, masculine accents could be easily spotted on most runways, but options from the other side of the spectrum were not ignored. In fact, there were plenty of feminine braided hairstyles worth drawing inspiration from. Valentino brought a touch of innocence to the fashion scene with simple said braids paired with a leather headband for a classy allure. Other cool styles were milkmaid braids spotted on the Alice+Olivia runway or the fab bohemian braids spotted at Rodarte.

Textured Low Ponytail MillyTextured Low Pony Charlotte RonsonStraight Low Ponytail John GallianoLow Slung Ponytail Rachel ZoeLow Side Pony Stella MccartneyRetro Low Ponytail Moschino

Hairstyle Trends: Fall 2013 Low Ponytails

It’s hardly a surprise that ponytail hairstyles made it on the fall 2013 hair trends list. After all, it’s the perfect option for any day when taking the time to style your hair simply isn’t an option. Low ponytails seem to the preferred choice for the upcoming months. Whether you go for the simple sleek version (as seen on the John Galliano and Ralph Lauren catwalks), add a bit of volume for a sophisticated allure (as seen at Moschino) or opt for a side ponytail hairstyle you’ll look absolutely amazing.

Big Curls Hairstyle Marc By Marc JacobsVoluminous Loose Curly HairstyleBig Curly Hairstyle Manish AroraBig Curls Bottega Veneta

Runway Hairstyle Trends: 60s Big Curls

On the glam side of dramatic looks we have fabulous ’60s hairstyles. Marc by Marc Jacobs, Bottega Veneta, Manish Arora, Loewe were just some of the brands which proved that volume should be embraced, not feared when it comes to curls. The retro, cinematic vibe of the looks was the special element that made these looks stand out.

French Twist Updo Dolce And GabbanaTwisted Bun AkrisTwisted Chignon MarchesaSleek Folded Chignon Jason WuOversized Messy Bun MoschinoMessy Bun Moschino Cc

Hairstyle Trends: Fall 2013 Updos

No hair trend roundup would be complete without updos. Nothing says ‘sophisticated’ like a fabulous updo hairstyle, so it’s no wonder there are many interesting versions worth analyzing. Dolce & Gabbana opted for the ultimate simple yet ultra refined look: a refined low bun hairstyle which oozed luxury. 

Messy bouffant updos like the ones seen on the Loewe runway can be another great choice for glam loving fashionistas. Cool chignons, twisted buns with a casual flair and many more cool styles like the wet updo look could be spotted in the lines of luxury labels like Zac Posen, Matthew Williamson or Jason Wu.  

Photos: WWD