New York Fashion Week – Hair, Nails and Makeup for Rebecca Minkoff Spring 2014 Collection

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Designer: Rebecca Minkoff Hair Stylist: Jeanie Syfu for TRESemmé Inspiration: Like the collection, the runway hair was ethnic-inspired. More specifically, Rebecca was stricken by a vintage photo of Bianca Jagger in Mexico. This led to her thinking about the very strong and stylish Mexican woman, Frida Kahlo. Syfu used these inspirations to translate Kahlo’s iconic braided [...]

New York Fashion Week – Hair, Makeup, Nails for PRISM Spring/Summer 2014

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Designer: Anna Laub Hair: O&M Creative Director Janelle Chaplin Inspiration: An androgynous, modern Japanese influence to compliment  the PRISM Spring/Summer 2014 swimsuit collection that was itself inspired by a futuristic but delicate idea of Japan. The hair was to look high gloss and “wet,” reminiscent of Helmut Newton photography. Chaplin didn’t want the hair to [...]

New York Fashion Week – Hair, Makeup, Nails for Jill Stuart Spring/Summer 2014

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Designer: Jill Stuart Hair: Kérastase Paris Stylist: Odile Gilbert Inspiration: The inspirational phrase that kept coming up backstage at the Jill Stuart Spring/Summer 2014 show was “rock and roll.” Think “Girlfriends on a beach holiday waking up slightly hungover.” Judging from this model, I think the stylist more than pulled off the look. Get the [...]

Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2012: Beauty Trend Report

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New York Fashion Week is over and we’re left to make sense of it all. What’s here to stay and what’s a has-been? Are we doing matte lips again? Is the winged cat eye so over? Well Beauty Expert Trae Bodge, co founder of Three Custom Color Specialists, returns to ThisThatBeauty to offer our bi-annual [...]

Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2012: DeShawn Hatcher for Becca Cosmetics

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One of my favorite runway looks this season, by far, was the look created by DeShawn Hatcher for Becca Cosmetics at VENEXIANA. The 20′s/ 30′s retro vibe set to a modern 2012 landscape captured my heart right from the start. Ms. Hatcher shares the beauty deets on her catwalk creation: For complexion: First we used [...]

ThisThatBeauty’s Exclusive Coverage of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week AW/11: Backstage Beauty at Toni Francesc by Mehron

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This post is written by ThisThatBeauty Contributor, Christene Carr (@ChristeneCarr) Toni Francesc’s Fall 2011 line was inspired by the Pheonix. The lined featured burnt orange, yellows, and rich browns along with more muted colors like grey, beige and the all important black.  With this in mind Mehron’s Jackie Mgido  wanted a face that wouldn’t detract [...]

ThisThatBeauty’s Exclusive Coverage of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week AW/11: Backstage Beauty at Elene Cassis

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Post and images by ThisThatBeauty Contributor, Nicole Marie Melton @NicoleMMelton The hair created for the Elene Casis Fall 2011 collection was a balance of sleek and simple mixed with a touch of drama.  The loose bun created by lead hairstylist Amit Abraham was a direct reflection of the designer’s contrasting clothing. “When I looked at [...]

Who Are You Wearing: Mercedes Benz Fashion Week – Day 4 – Designer: Sine

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Each season, as New York Fashion Week rolls around, I look forward to viewing the collections and critiquing the beauty/makeup. Another New York Fashion Week event that I have come to look forward to is Cocktails & Couture – the premiere networking event for online media, hosted by Veteran Blogger and Beauty Guru – Lianne [...]

ThisThatBeauty’s Exclusive Coverage of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week AW/11:URBAN DECAY Backstage at WILDFOX COUTURE

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If you’re dying for a rebirth of 70′s style with a 20′s flair, this backstage beauty report is for you. The look is URBAN DECAY for WILDFOX COUTURE: #NYFW

ThisThatBeauty’s Exclusive Coverage of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week AW/11: CND Nails Backstage at Jason Wu

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Holy Baroque, Batman! I love everything these nails are doing. Is this a trend you see yourself  embracing? THE LOOK: Jason Wu’s majestic, baroque nails were out in full force – Roxanne Valinoti for CND created gilded burgundy manicures using Dark Ruby layered with Bloodline, and gilded with Gold Chrome smile lines. These manicures matched [...]