Pink Hair Sweeping The Fashion World

Minutes before a fashion show last month in New York City, a cluster of hairstylists huddled around a model backstage. They were standing over Charlotte Free, a slight 19-year-old from Los Angeles who has become known in the fashion industry as “the pink-haired model.”

But instead of trying to cover her hair with a wig or dye it blonde, the stylists backstage were debating how best to accentuate Free’s eccentric hair colour.

Despite the muted palette of the collection (and the bevy of blonde and brunette models also walking in the show) it was decided that Free should go even pinker—with the help of fuchsia extensions.

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