On Thursday, September 11, OPI joined J. Mendel at Lincoln Center for the brand's Spring/Summer 2015 presentation. Lead nail artist Miss Pop created a natural, minimalist manicure using Matte Top Coat on a clean, lightly filed nail. This look highlights the matte nail as a new nude for spring, allowing beautiful natural nail tones to peek through.[Images courtesy of OPI]

NYFW Get the Look: Glossy Hairstyles at Thakoon SS 2015
Odile Gilbert for Kérastase Paris created a glossy, just-out-of-the-water hair look for Thakoon's Spring 2015 presentation.STEPS: On dry hair, create a middle part, and apply an ample amount of Forme Fatale on the top of the head to mid-lengths for a wet look.   Add Kératine Thermique throughout the rest of the lengths and flat iron.  

"This is a sleek, chic woman on the run. An easy, yet sophisticated style that hints to a less serious take on life," says Kevin Ryan for Unite. HOW-TO:1)   On damp hair, spray UNITE Expanda Volume ($27.50). 2)   Blow dry wet hair completely, making sure to keep the follicles smooth and sleek. 3)   Once dry, lightly backcomb the roots through the crown. This will ensure that all of the hair will fall in the same direction without separation. 

What film buff doesn’t remember that iconic moment in the classic James Bond thriller, Dr. No, when screen siren Ursula Andress rose from the sparkling turquoise sea clad in a pristine white bikini, her skin golden and her hair slicked back with sea water, gleaming in the Caribbean sunlight? With René Furterer styling products at the ready, that moment was reinterpreted by the talented lead hairstylist Peter Gray for the Sophie Theallet Spring/Summer 2015 collection.

To complement Proenza Schouler’s "American sportswear" themed Spring/Summer 2015 collection, Michelle Saunders for essie created a minimal, glossy nail by using two coats of mademoiselle on both the hands and feet. Get the Look:1. Apply fist base base coat to clean, filed nails.2. Next, apply two coats of mademoiselle.3. Follow with good to go top coat.[Images courtesy of BPCM PR]

For the fourth season in a row, Redken Creative Consultant Guido created 60 custom wigs for the highly-anticipated Marc Jacobs Spring/Summer 2015 NYFW show. Working very closely with Marc Jacobs to complete his vision for the runway, Guido drew inspiration from the 70’s and 80’s to create a fantasy on the runway.

NYFW Get the Look: Feminine Meets Sporty at Koonhor by Adam Livermore
Designers Koon Lim and Catrine Thé of the rising Italian-made fashion label Koonhor managed to create pieces that are the perfect balance of androgyny and femininity yet again for Spring/Summer 2015. But they also showed off their sporty side with drawstring backpacks, high-concept visor caps and crewneck sweatshirts. To complement the collection, key hairstylist and Oribe Educator Adam Livermore created a look that “extends the artistic direction of exaggeration and contradiction."

“The Harare girl is young, chic and breezy and appreciates interesting textures,” explained Adam Livermore, Oribe Hair Care Educator and Key Hairstylist for designer Caroline Fuss’ Spring/Summer 2015 collection. These textures were apparent in the clothing’s tassel and fringe trims and macramé details. Livermore highlighted Harare’s fuss-free attitude with a cool, air-dried hairstyle that’s “chic and easy but interesting.” Get the Look:

NYFW Get the Look: Double Braids at Ostwald Helgason by Ramona Eschbach
While prints and colors have been a longtime staple for the London-based fashion line Ostwald Helgason, the Spring/Summer 2015 collection exuded a utilitarian influence, which added structure to the all-over geometric patterns. To complement the uniform-inspired pieces, key hairstylist Ramona Eschbach for Oribe Hair Care decided to create a look that was “more severe” than what she’s done in past collaborations with the brand. The look was tight to the head and featured two braids visible only from the back.

Redken Creative Consultant Guido created a natural, beautiful hairstyle to complement the glamour and sophistication of Christopher Kane’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection. Using Satinwear 02 Prepping Blow-Dry Lotion and Diamond Oil High Shine Airy Mist, Guido achieved a statement-making, simple style that sparkled on the runway.

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