Runway Report

OPI partnered with Jeremy Scott to create a unique nail look for the designer’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2015 runway show at Milk Studios on Wednesday, September 10. Lead nail artist Miss Pop worked with the designer’s beachy, hippie inspiration to create colorful patterned nails that accented the collection’s vibrant prints. 

NYFW Get the Look: Symmetric Braids at Maria Ke Fisherman SS 2015
Maria Ke Fisherman’s Spring 2015 collection is inspired by the “imperviousness of innocence and youth in the fractal city.” In this densely populated city, where criminal gangs suppose the only order, one young girl is saved by the last firefighter. With this in mind, CATWALK® by TIGI® Global Creative Director Nick Irwin developed a strong braided look which softens through the front, speaking perfectly to Maria Ke Fisherman’s impermeable girl.  Overall Look: Strong, symmetric braidsHow-To:

To complement the elegant, minimalist line and the white, black and gold color palette at the Crown by Colin King Spring/Summer 2015 Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week show, lead makeup artist Brian C. Hawkins created a muted makeup look. The look featured skin with a matte, clean finish and an emphasis on a high pink/peach cheekbone. Lips were muted with pink at the center, contrasting with heavy, dark eyebrows. Eyes featured light mascara and thick eyeliner, with a winged cat eye.

The Blonds’ Spring 2015 collection is inspired by world-traveling, gangtsta genies – girls who are in three cities in one day and always ready for any sartorial situation. With this inspiration in mind, CATWALK® by TIGI® Global Creative Director Nick Irwin was able to refine this ‘I dream of genie’look by mastering a show-stopping, dramatic braid - truly fitting for The Blonds.  Overall Look: Gangsta genie braidHow-To:

Stella McCartney made history by being the first sole designer to create an entire capsule collection according to the Green Carpet Challenge (GCC) Brandmark, a guarantor of social, ethical and sustainable excellence. Two distinct stories were told at this collection’s launch – one of delicate flowers and lace and the other of strong and pronounced color blocking. However, both stories were united by the look created by Aveda Global Creative Director, Antoinette Beenders.

For the Spring/Summer 2015 collection, designers at Lisa Folawiyo were inspired by ideas of strength and resilience. Developed during a period of personal tumult, the collections emerges as a depiction of strength, forged by the delicate triumph of Creative Director, Lisa Folawiyo. A feeling of triumph and strength was anchored by the desire to re-create a new visual representation of the Ankara cloth through an original and perfect set of eyes.

NYFW Get the Look: Backstage with Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics
Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics (OCC) took New York Fashion Week by storm this year, creating fun, edgy, and classic looks for numerous designers. See some of the gorgeous makeup and nail looks below!OCC at Erin Fetherston

NYFW Get the Look: Unique Up-Dos at Antonio Berardi by Eugene Souleiman
The hair look at the Antonio Berardi Spring/Summer 2015 show was a beautiful exercise in blended textures, with a hint of Japanesque. To complement the overall look, Wella Professionals Global Creative Director Eugene Souleiman created a dual-texture, slightly romantic up-do. Says Souleiman, “I took my inspiration from the beautiful fabrics and themes in the collection, where Antonio had mixed Kimono style florals with Military sharpness.

Noon by Noor’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection was inspired by the idea of renewal and the lush blooms and greenery that the season brings. This concept translated into beautiful separates in vivid prints in modern cuts. Lead hairstylist Linh Nguyen was inspired by a sporty chic girl and created a sleek, loose ponytail with face-framing wisps that felt as young and fresh as the clothes.

To complement J. Mendel's Spring/Summer 2015 show at New York Fashion Week, lead hairstylist Odile Gilbert for Kérastase Paris created a sleek, simple ponytail that allowed the collection to take center stage. The contemporary style relied on high-shine and stick-straight strands for the ultimate, polished look.

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