Our hairstyle gem of the week: 1940s http://www.valentinorockstudon.com/ victory rolls</strong> and smooth curls spotted in a new Urban Outfittersu00a0feature. We're clearly welcoming back retro hair</strong> this season, and without a doubt, this look is just plain gorgeous. To ease into the the style, side part your hair then sweep it across your forehead and pin loosely on the side. Ready to go full-on throwback? Tweak the look by creating just one roll and pulling your hair back into a ponytail or low bun, or double roll it and let your curls flow. Instead of pairing the hairstyle with a bright red lipstick or black liquid Valentino Ballerina Flats eyeliner, keep things modern with a nude lip and brown smoky eye.u00a0
Above, from left: Fendi</strong> fall '10; Fekkai</strong> Full Volume Styling Mousse, $21, available at Fekkai; Urban Valentino Flats Outfitters</strong> holiday catalog '10.
The Tips</strong>: It's Valentino Rockrunner Sneakers a step-by-step process, so here's an easy how-to video by the Pin Up Sweet Shoppe.
Look at the picture on the left. Now look at the picture on the right. Hard to believe, but they're the same person, Elliott Sailors, who's done a complete 180 and is now living a Valentino Ballerina Flats second life as a male model.
At 31, Valentino Flats Elliott Sailors felt like her best years as a bikini model for brands like Valentino Rockrunner SneakersBacardi were behind her. The work was drying up, and she wasn't sure if she'd have any longevity in the field. It seemed crazy u2014 most women her age were just hitting their career strides. That's when she realized she'd have a longer, more fruitful career if she pursued work as a male model.
So, with her husband's support, the former beauty pageant winner buzzed her hair. It felt like a natural transition, she said, because, "earlier on in my career, I would get frustrated because I thought I looked too masculine," she said. "I have a strong jaw, wide forehead, Valentino Shoes huge eyebrows. I thought I looked like a man wearing makeup.u201d Most days, she affects a generally masculine demeanor u2014 dressing in masculine clothes, and even holding the door Valentino Rockstud Shoesopen for other women.
It's a sad reality that Sailors will definitely have a longer career as http://www.valentinorockstudon.com/ a male model than as a female one (though perhaps not as lucrative u2014 top male models make significantly less than their female counterparts). The double standard about male and female aging means that Sailors-as-a-man will continue to have value in the marketplace long after Sailors-as-a-woman would have been cast out as irrelevant. And, she knows it, too. u201cIu2019m starting over to have a longer career,u201d she said. u201cMen donu2019t need to look as young as possible, so I have a lot of time.