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Two of a Kind

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We love a Daria Werbowy moment here at Style.com and her latest appearance in the Spring 2014 campaign for Balenciaga is no exception. Shot by Steven Klein, Werbowy’s hair is cropped, shellacked, and (temporarily) white-blond—which seems to be in step with all the catwalkers who have made the color choice permanent in the past month or two. And if you go way back to May 2013, you may recall that Nicole Richie showed up at the Met Gala with silvery strands (hand-painted by Luke Chamberlain) and a similar moody mouth. The fashion world, it appears, is quickly frosting over.

Photo: Courtesy of Balenciaga; Getty

The Met Gala: Best Of Beauty

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The sea of Givenchy dresses aside, last night’s Met gala was as much about beauty as it was about fashion—which shouldn’t be that much of a surprise; after all, punk’s lasting legacy has done just as much for the advancement of black eyeliner and hair color as it has for studs and safety pins. Miley’s spikes, Madonna’s black bob, and Diane von Furstenberg’s epic curls come to mind as some of the evening’s biggest beauty moments, although there was plenty more to talk about—or text about, as it were; we were engaged in a steady stream of phone commentary with no less than three style-savvy friends at once as the chaos and couture unfolded on the red carpet. Below, we’ve listed a few of our favorite punk trends, reimagined for the red carpet—and in face-off form—because while the Met isn’t an awards show, per se, there’s nothing wrong with a little friendly competition.

The Look: Peroxide Goes Platinum
The Contenders: Anne Hathaway vs. Nicole Richie
Nicole Richie and her hairstylist, Luke Chamberlain, set out to make a color statement on the red carpet via Chamberlain’s silver-white, spray-in streaks, but the night’s mane event belonged to Anne Hathaway, who showed up to the Metropolitan Museum of Art with a brand-new, bright blonde dye job. “I decided to go for a look that [was] glam, edgy, and yet very youthful and fun,” celebrity hairstylist Sascha Breuer explained of the slicked up style she gave Hathaway’s crop, which was freshly bleached courtesy of Marie Robinson.

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