October 4, 2008

BLONDE Bananas

Posted 7:41 pm EST
Ooh-LA! We are lovin' on this French Vogue twitter thing at Paris Fashion Week! From the NoirBerry of one FV editor: "La banane, coiffure de l'été chez Saint Laurent " (translation explanation: "the banana is the summer hairstyle at YSL")

It seems "banane" is the French way of referencing the "French twist," à la "pompadour." It took me a while to sort out myself since I never wore a "banana twist," nor an Elvis 'do while in France. But then I stumbled upon this pic which made it all so crystal clear, et voilà:

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