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

Fashion Rebecca Minkoff Spring 2014

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 – Makeup for Christian Siriano Spring 2014 Collection

ChChristian Siriano - Spring 2014 - Backstage

Designer: Christian Siriano Makeup:  Polly Osmond for Hourglass The Scoop:  Inspired by a recent trip to Isla Mujeres on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, and the destination’s exuberant color palette, the Christian Siriano Spring 2014 collection features vivid prints, woven raffias, and sculptural organzas all in vibrant hues. Siriano “wanted the collection to be light, feminine and romantic [...]

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


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


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 [...]

Create Your Own Birchbox During New York Fashion Week

BirchBox Local NYFW

Looking for a pre-brunch activity this Sunday, September 8th?  You’re in luck!  Since it’s New York Fashion Week we thought you might enjoy hanging out with a few beauty editors, beauty bloggers and possibly have a celebrity sighting or two;  so, we’ve arranged with Birchbox to give ThisThatBeauty readers press access to the Birchbox suite. Here’s [...]

New York Fashion Week Fall 2013 – Julep for Trina Turk

Trina Turk Fall 2013

Designer: Trina Turk Nails: Julep The scoop:  As her first time debuting at New York Fashion Week, Trina Turk channels California modern with a look that has rich colors and lush textures. The look: Chic greiges on the nails and toes, using shades Whitney and Toni.  Finishing off with the new Freedom Polymer top coat [...]

New York Fashion Week Fall 2013 – MAC cosmetics for Jen Kao

Jen Kao FAll 2013 Hair Images

Designer: Jen Kao Key Makeup Artist: Yadim Makeup: MAC Cosmetics The scoop: This collection mixes “dolly polish and modern strength” – a tough but girly look with field jackets and shearling collars mixed with more feminine and glamorous touches such as elbow length leather gloves. Makeup: An ode to 70′s glamour with a modern twist [...]

New York Fashion Week Fall 2013 – NARS for Creatures of The Wind

NARS AW13 Creatures of the Wind beauty look 1 - lo res

SHOW: Creatures of the Wind LEAD ARTIST: James Boehmer, NARS Director of Global Artistry. LOOK: “The makeup complements the collection by adding a new element. You see the pearl on their cheeks, and an angular line that almost makes the look hard and not so feminine, like a Teddy girl in the UK after World [...]

TTB Backstage at New York Fashion Week: Julep for Katie Gallagher

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Fashion Show: Katie Gallagher Backstage Beauty Focus: Julep Nail Polish Hair: Morrocan Oil Makeup: MAC “Chasing Dragonflies” was the theme for the nail designed by  Jane Park of Julep nail polishes for designer Katie Gallagher.  Three looks were created to compliment the  the designer’s line of of cream/biege, light metallics and blacks pieces. Sienna and Juliette and [...]

TTB Backstage at New York Fashion Week: Bobbi Brown for Billy Reid

Polished perfection.

Fashion Show: Billy Reid Spring 2013 Backstage Beauty:  Hair styled by Tresemme and Makeup by Bobbi Brown The Rundown for hair: Polished, perfect and expensive – three words used over and over to describe the looks at Billy Reid.  Matthew Curtis, key hair stylist for Tresemme, explained the look as a girl with “inherant wealth” [...]