Short Hair Sunday: First Look at Short Hair Series with Matt Vee

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Earlier this summer my photographer friend Matt Villanueva asked me, “How many ways do you think you could style your hair?” We decided to take this as a challenge and this series was born. Here’s a sneak peek at Look #1: Forward.

We had such a remarkable team involved in the project! Matt is actually a featured RAW Artist as well for an upcoming exhibition on October 15, 2015. Go buy a ticket and support local artists!

Can’t wait to show you the rest!!!

Tank by TopShop.

 

Scarlett Johansson on the Red Carpet at the 2015 Oscars

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Photo: Splash / Getty

Scarlett Johansson topped the list for best dressed at the Oscars on Sunday night in this emerald Versace gown and statement beaded necklace.

Scarlett’s Short Hair

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It wasn’t just her dress that had heads turning but her hair as well. Her edgy undercut garnered tons of attention on the red carpet! It has me itching to buzz the sides of my hair again.

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Photo: Splash

Who was your vote for best dressed on the red carpet?

Portrait of an Undercut | Short Hair

This week I got a refresher haircut at Rudy’s Barbershop in Belltown from Sarah and got this badass undercut. It follows my left ear in a C shape and is definitively edgy. Seattle photographer Sean Gumm kindly took this lovely portrait for me.

Last month I got my feet wet with an undercut which wasn’t quite as defined so I panicked after seeing how short it was. That said, I’ve warmed to it considerably and have gotten a TON of compliments on it.

The perks of an undercut? You can easily conceal it by letting the longer layers fall over the shorter hair. And when you want to be edgy, slick it over. And if it’s too short, it’ll grow out in no time.

The drawbacks is that you need to get it cut even more often than regular short hair to keep it up. But your hairstylist may have bang trim options for $5 or so to keep it fresh.

Short hair sisters, have you embraced the undercut?

Short Hair Sunday: Amanda

In an effort to connect the short hair sisters of the world, each week for Short Hair Sunday, we’re going to feature a woman who is embracing her fierceness and femininity with short hair. This week is Amanda from Omaha, Nebraska!

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Having short hair makes me feel:
Modern, sophisticated, and daring

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What made you decide to cut your hair?
It’s extremely thick and neither curly nor straight, making it completely unmanageable when long. I cut it to chin length when I was 16 and then to pixie length at 21, and I don’t think I’ll ever go back. It also marks a turning point in my life, when I started to speak out more about politics and social concerns and I feel like having short hair gives me confidence to speak out.

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My short hair icon is:
Emma Watson, Miley Cyrus, and this one girl in a science class I had once

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My favorite hair product is:
Got2b CrazySleek Flat Iron and Blow Dry Lotion

If you could give one piece of advice to women considering short hair, what would it be?
Just go for it! I think everyone looks great with short hair and if you don’t like it, it’ll grow back. It’s just hair, right? Ask around for a stylist who has a good reputation with short hair (even if it’s not your usual stylist) and get some good wax or pomade to style it with.

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If you’d like to be featured on Short Hair Sunday, complete our submission form here then email photos of you rocking your short hair to sarah [at] cablecarcouture [dot] com. You can also become a contributor to the pinboard Short Hair Sisters and share!

Short Hair Sunday: Giselle Latta

In an effort to connect the short hair sisters of the world, each week for Short Hair Sunday, we’re going to feature a woman who is embracing her fierceness and femininity with short hair. This week is Giselle Latta hailing from Brisbane, Australia!

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Having short hair makes me feel: Liberated

What made you decide to cut your hair?
I felt like a change and embracing my inner confidence with an outward expression of the same. I have always loved the pixie cut and think its feminine and sassy. No more hiding behind the obvious femininity of long hair! I cut my hair from a bob to a pixie in April and have LOVED it. I’ve had so many people comment positively – and even a few embrace the pixie do for themselves!

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My short hair icon is: Ginnifer Goodwin

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de lorenzo mud slide - short hair productsMy favorite hair product is: De Lorenzo Mud Slide

If you could give one piece of advice to women considering short hair, what would it be?
Do it! Take pictures with you & talk to your hair stylist. Take the plunge into pixie nirvana – it’s liberating :-)

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Check out Giselle’s blog and Pinterest!

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If you’d like to be featured on Short Hair Sunday, complete our submission form here then email photos of you rocking your short hair to sarah [at] cablecarcouture [dot] com. You can also become a contributor to the pinboard Short Hair Sisters and share!

Short Hair Sunday: Cate Rawson

In an effort to connect the short hair sisters of the world, each week for Short Hair Sunday, we’re going to feature a woman who is embracing her fierceness and femininity with short hair. This week is artistic director and stylist Cate Rawson, hailing from Cypress, Texas.

Having short hair makes me feel:
Like an awesome version of myself.

What made you decide to cut your hair?
I have had short hair in the past and I really liked it. I had long hair for years and then decided that it was time to chop chop. I never fixed my hair when it was long because it was a pain and with kiddos at home it took too much time. I love the ease of short hair but more than that I think women with short hair exude a unique kind of confidence. I feel more confident and more MYSELF with short hair. Especially when I have a funky streak of pink in the front. 

My short hair icon is:
Charlize Theron

My favorite hair product is:
WEN Hair Pomade

If you could give one piece of advice to women considering short hair, what would it be?
DO IT. Every woman should try short hair at least once in their lives. Also, talk to a good stylist about the cut and which would best suit your hair type and face shape.

Check out Cate’s blog See Cate Create, YouTube and Pinterest.

If you’d like to be featured on Short Hair Sunday, complete our submission form here then email photos of you rocking your short hair to sarah [at] cablecarcouture [dot] com. You can also become a contributor to the pinboard Short Hair Sisters and share!

Short Hair Sunday – Jenna Yankun

In an effort to connect the short hair sisters of the world, each week for Short Hair Sunday, we’re going to feature a woman who is embracing her fierceness and femininity with short hair. This week is artistic director and stylist Jenna Yankun, hailing from New York City!

Having short hair makes me feel:
Powerful! and Sexy!

What made you decide to cut your hair?
I got to a point where I felt really strong and powerful within myself and felt I needed to reflect that on the outside. I’ve always felt like cutting my hair off would be freeing and really show people my true self. Plus all the hot ladies in my family have short hair and have been rocking it for decades!

Jenna has a great fruit series that she does on Instagram -- check it out! Photo: Flutter Studios

My short hair icon is:
Grandma! & Tilda Swinton!

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My favorite hair product is:
Lotion, wax, sweat – or anything that makes it a little dirty when it’s not – no ‘fros please!

Another from Jenna's fruit series. Photo: Richard Darbonne

If you could give one piece of advice to women considering short hair, what would it be?
Absolutely just do it! It’s just hair – it grows back! And you would be surprised at the way people respond differently to you. I’ve done this a few times and the last time I did it because I wanted to move up in my career and to be taken seriously – I literally got approached by my manager to become a supervisor the NEXT DAY! Crazy right? It shows a certain type of courage to be a lady with short hair!

Check out Jenna on Instagram and Pinterest.

If you’d like to be featured on Short Hair Sunday, complete our submission form here then email photos of you rocking your short hair to sarah [at] cablecarcouture [dot] com. You can also become a contributor to the pinboard Short Hair Sisters and share!

Short Hair Sunday: Sophia Simone

In an effort to connect the short hair sisters of the world, each week for Short Hair Sunday, we’re going to feature a woman who is embracing her fierceness and femininity with short hair. This week is hairstylist Sophia Simone, hailing from Kent, CA!

Having short hair makes me feel: 
Fierce, sassy and fashion forward.

What made you decide to cut your hair?
I was tired of having hair like everybody else. I cut my hair short and at age of 16. In high school, all the girls had long hair. I wasn’t like the other girls. Cutting my hair short felt liberating and allowed me to express myself.

My short hair icon is:
Charlize Theron

My favorite hair product is:
L’Oreal Professionnel true grip

If you could give one piece of advice to women considering short hair, what would it be? 
It’ll keep getting shorter. And with every cut, you feel even more sassy.

Check out Sophia on Pinterest. Also, Sophia has been my hairstylist for the last few years, so if you live between Seattle and Tacoma, visit Sophia at The Hair Lounge at 1626 S 310th St  Federal Way, WA 98003, (253) 941-3680.

If you’d like to be featured on Short Hair Sunday, complete our submission form here then email photos of you rocking your short hair to sarah [at] cablecarcouture [dot] com. You can also become a contributor to the pinboard Short Hair Sisters and share!

Short Hair Sunday: Jaana

In an effort to connect the short hair sisters of the world, each week for Short Hair Sunday, we’re going to feature a woman who is embracing her fierceness and femininity with short hair. This week is Jaana, hailing from Los Angeles, CA!

Having short hair makes me feel: 
sassy

What made you decide to cut your hair? 
I was sick of wearing it in a ponytail every single day.

My short hair icon is:
Michelle Williams

My favorite hair product is: 
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If you could give one piece of advice to women considering short hair, what would it be? 
Do it! My thought process was that you only live once and short hair will always grow back if it doesn’t work out. No harm in trying!

Check out Jaana’s blog | Instagram

If you’d like to be featured on Short Hair Sunday, complete our submission form here then email photos of you rocking your short hair to sarah [at] cablecarcouture [dot] com. You can also become a contributor to the pinboard Short Hair Sisters and share!

Short Hair Sunday: Quincy Murphy

In an effort to connect the short hair sisters of the world, each week for Short Hair Sunday, we’re going to feature a woman who is embracing her fierceness and femininity with short hair. This week is Quincy Murphy, hailing from Salt Lake City, Utah.

Having short hair makes me feel: 
like I am actually presenting myself accurately: free and adventurous.

What made you decide to cut your hair? 
It was time for change. I hadn’t seen many curly short hair cuts and upon realizing it would actually look really good, I just went for it. Call me silly, but I found a piece of my identity through cutting my hair short. Finally, my hair matched my personality.

My short hair icon is:
Tegan Quin

My favorite hair product is: 
Garnier Fructis: Surf Hair

If you could give one piece of advice to women considering short hair, what would it be? 
Your hair will always grow back. In other words: go for it! Short hair is in and often brings out a beauty you never knew you had. If it just doesn’t work for you, you can at least check short hair off your list and let it grow back.

Check out Quincy’s blog | Pinterest | Instagram | Twitter

If you’d like to be featured on Short Hair Sunday, complete our submission form here then email photos of you rocking your short hair to sarah [at] cablecarcouture [dot] com. You can also become a contributor to the pinboard Short Hair Sisters and share!