This NYFW go #CoutureOverdose with Viva La Juicy Gold Couture

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It’s Day 1 of New York Fashion Week (NYFW), which means I’m about to be racing from show to show, capturing the fashion & beauty as it unfolds. This year, I’ve partnered with the Viva La Juicy street teams for their #coutureoverdose giveaway.  This happens on September 6th and  is the perfect opportunity for you to [...]

New York Fashion Week: Makeup for Clover Canyon Spring 2014 Collection

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Designer:  Clover Canyon Lead Makeup Artist:  Deanna Melluso using Kevyn Aucoin Cosmetics THE DESIGNER INSPIRATION: This season, Clover Canyon rediscovers Southern California, looking on its native landscape with new eyes, and indulging the domestic pleasures. Clean, crisp and airy, the collection conjures the forward-looking architecture and design of California’s mid century heyday, referencing homes such as John Lautner’s [...]

New York Fashion Week: Makeup for Milly Spring Summer 2014 Collection

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Designer:  Milly Spring Summer 2014 Makeup Artist: Romy Soleimani for BEAUTY.COM using  Kevyn Aucoin THE DESIGNER’S INSPIRATION: Michelle Smith constructed an ultramodern interpretation of traditionally feminine silhouettes with the use of three-dimensional technical fabrics, layered transparency and architectural illusions. She was inspired by perforated facades found in contemporary Japanese architecture during a recent trip to Tokyo. THE [...]

New York Fashion Week: Julep for Trina Turk Spring 2014

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Designer:  Trina Turk Nails Julep The Scoop:  For the spring season, Trina was inspired but a fun-loving couple embarking on a California road trip and enjoying the sun.  Pops of grapefruit, aqua and coral were seen throughout the collection, and topped off with colorful bucket hats and bauble necklaces.   To complement the metallic footwear, [...]

New York Fashion Week – Hair, Nails and Makeup for Jenny Packham Spring 2014 Collection

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Designer: Jenny Packham Hair Stylist: Jeanie Syfu for TRESemme Inspiration: The Jenny Packham Spring 2014 Collection is loosely influenced by the 70′s Australian cult classic, “Picnic At Hanging Rock,” a beautifully haunting story about a group of boarding school girls who are taken on a picnic to Hanging Rock, mysteriously wander off in a trance and [...]

New York Fashion Week – NARS for Rodarte Spring 2014 Collection

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DESIGNER: Rodarte   LEAD ARTIST: James Kaliardos for NARS Cosmetics LOOK: Rodarte Spring/Summer 2014 makeup inspiration evolved from Los Angeles and it’s sleek and minimal lines.  The eye makeup is precise and striking, accenting the graphic lines of their collection. FACE Radiant Cream Compact Foundation Radiant Creamy Concealer Altai Matte Multiple (New for Spring 2014; [...]

New York Fashion Week – Hair, Makeup and Nails for Charlotte Ronson Spring/Summer 2014

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Designer:  Charlotte Ronson Key Makeup Artist: Romy Soleimani for Beauty.com Makeup Boots No. 7 The Scoop:  The makeup resembles the quintessential Charlotte Ronson girl – the cool, it girl.  Using a black liner to liner the inner rim and upper lash line, and mixing both a bronze and plum shadow on the lid, the effect [...]

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 [...]