3 Hair Colors Every NYC Girl Will Have This Summer

Hallie Gould

Because our editorial director, Faith, so eloquently broke down what defines an L.A. girl, complete with seasonal hair trends and frayed denim cutoffs, I thought it necessary to rep the East Coast for a minute. New Yorkers, as our black-on-black ensembles and edgy haircuts would suggest, are a bit moodier. While L.A. has Marissa Cooper and Blake Lively, we’re more akin to the likes of Chloë Sevigny, Alexa Chung, and Carrie Bradshaw (for the uptown set).

It’s an understated cool that keeps our skin bare and our pace quick. We walk and talk a mile a minute, so it’s only natural that our hair color matches our disposition: trendy, alternative, and restless (as in, we’re down to change it quite often). To pin down the most covetable summer hair colors, I spoke to quintessential New York colorist Roxie Darling from Hairstory (a gorgeous a creative space downtown).

Keep reading to find out how to look like a hip New York girl this summer.

Want more New Yorkstyle hair advice? Here’s a different messy bun tutorial for every day of the week.

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