The Best of New York Fashion Week
Published Feb 17, 2012
Ready for your fall beauty forecast? Now that New York Fashion Week has officially wrapped up, the real fun can begin! We dissected the shows (and there’s over 100!) to find the best hair, makeup, and nail looks—so you can try them at home.
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We loved the long, horse-like ponytails that swung down the catwalk at shows such as Jason Wu and Charlotte Ronson. But our favorite tress trend? The romantic and ultra pretty faux bob at Rodarte, which hairstylist Odile Gilbert finished off with a clip of tiny stars. Gilbert achieved the floaty effect by crimping locks with a three barrel curler and pinning ends underneath. Then, she misted a whole lot of Kérastase Double Force Hair Spray to ensure the hold.
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Lush lower lashes have hit the runway! While the usual minimal makeup looks paraded down several major catwalks, it was L.A.M.B.’s playful painted-on lashes and navy blue liner that caught our eye. Maybelline New York Global Makeup Artist Charlotte Miller created a thick cat eye with Maybelline Eye Studio Master Drama Cream Pencil in Sapphire Strength, then added a second graphic line in the crease. Next, she painted lashes onto the lower waterline with Maybelline Eye Studio Lasting Drama Gel Eyeliner in Blackest Black short. The trendy electric blue hue also popped up at the Anna Sui show. There, models sported extra thick cat eyes and a tiny blue dot placed at the center of lower lashlines.
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Bye bye, bling! For fall/winter 2012, designers opted for beige or nearly-noir shades. But it was Kate Spade’s polka dots that stole the show! Celebrity manicurist Deborah Lippmann painted baby pink spots over a black base on each model’s fingertips. The effect mimicked the fabric featured in the designer’s new handbag collection. Replicate the look by layering a coat of Deborah Lippmann Nail Lacquer in Fade to Black then add tiny dots with Deborah Lippmann Nail Lacquer in I’m not Innocent.
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