Huffer’s autumn–winter 2012 collection revisited the glory days of communist Russia. Hair director Greg Murrell of Ryder for KMS California created a look at New Zealand Fashion Week that truly embodied the collection.
While staying true to the label’s ‘heritage of functionality’, the collection referred to the military style in an earthy palette of army greens, grays, and maroon head wraps. The hair was parted in the centre and pulled into a bun at the crown of the head with the sides clipped back. This look enforced the Russian theme by alluding to the top of the Russian babushka doll. The hair at the back is left free-ﬂowing for a modern æsthetic.
To achieve this reminiscent Russian revival, Murrell notes: