Joan Rivers: I die!

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Now this is how you kick off Mercedes Benz Fashion Week. I’ll tell the story later, but for now…here I am with the #LEGEND herself, Ms Joan Rivers. Can we talk?! #NYFW

ThisThatBeauty’s Exclusive Coverage of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week AW/11: Aveda Hair & Makeup Backstage at Organic by John Patrick

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This post is written by ThisThatBeauty Contributor Nicole Marie Melton. @NMeltonMedia Backstage at Organic by John Patrick — The looks created by the Aveda were all about keeping it natural and textured.  The Fall collection by Patrick included cozy knit sweaters and wooly plaids in deep earth tones of browns and grays. Minimal hair and [...]

Dress Bergdorf Goodman’s Linda Fargo for Fashion Week

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Here’s your chance to flex your fashion muscle and make it to the tents for Fashion Week! Dress Linda Fargo for Fashion Week by Bergdorf Goodman on Polyvore.com Bergdorf Goodman is giving YOU the opportunity to dress Fashion Director Linda Fargo for Fashion Week. If your ensemble is the winning look, you will get to [...]

ThisThatBeauty’s Back from The Tents: Exclusive Coverage of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week S/S11 (New York) – MAC for Naeem Khan

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MAC makeup artist Kristin Gallegos designed the look for Naeem Khan’s Spring/Summer 2011 show. The makeup was inspired by 1990‘s Versace in Miami. The foundation was done using MAC Face and Body Foundation. It was applied a shade darker than each model’s skintone and Mineralized Skin Finished was added to give a sun kissed glow. [...]

ThisThatBeauty’s Back from The Tents: Exclusive Coverage of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week S/S11 (New York) – Shiseido for United Bamboo

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During NYFW as I ran from venue to venue I was noticing a trend; almost all the makeup artists I encountered were doing very minimal coverage on the face.  Most were spot concealing and giving models a fresh faced look. Backstage for United Bamboo, Dick Page, of Shiseido summed it up well “Spring is all [...]

ThisThatBeauty’s Back from The Tents: Exclusive Coverage of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week S/S11 (New York) – Butter London for Vena Cava

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Union Jack Black and Yummy Mummy were the Butter London colors of choice for Vena Cava’s Spring 2011 nail look.  Neither of the colors are new but based on the Vena Cava’s line of seventies inspired pieces that included cropped pants and knee length and longer hemlines, the choice of dual toned nails was spot [...]

ThisThatBeauty’s Back from The Tents: Exclusive Coverage of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week S/S11 (New York) – Rebecca Moses

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When I first walked into the Rebecca Moses presentation at The Box at Lincoln Center, I felt I had walked into story time.  The long black jersey dress with plunging cowl back and leopard print skirt worn with the embellished camisole and leopard jacket, beckoned to me  from “The Library” section. The green flower atop [...]

Fridays with Felicia: Volume 19

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Fridays with Felicia: An intimate look behind the curtain as I share my favorite style/ beauty discoveries and ThisThatBeauty shenanigans from previous week. Fashion Week was a blast! It’s weird but I love to see the week coming and I love to see it GO! I live for the anticipation of the tents, yet I [...]

Best Beachy Waves Ever…Thanks Aveda!

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Twas the night before Fashion Week and oh what a pity, my hair was in dire need of TLC – quick, fast, and in a jiffy! It’s a good thing I was lucky enough to receive an invite to an exclusive pre-NYFW event at Aveda Advanced Academy. Aveda’s Creative Director, Antoinette Beenders, and her team [...]

ThisThatBeauty’s Back from The Tents: Exclusive Coverage of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week S/S11 (New York) – Laurent Philippon for Bumble and Bumble at Naeem Khan

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Laurent Philippon hair design for Naeem Khan was inspired by the very sophisticated power women of the 1960s.  Khan’s line consists of intricately designed embroidered pieces with lace and an abundance of jewelry. Laurent wanted hair that was strong but also had some movement in the back and didn’t take away from the design of [...]