To complement the Naeem Khan Spring/Summer 2015 line, Julie Kandalec for essie created a nail look to represent the "Naeem Khan girl" — elegant and done up, but not too glamorous. She used fiji, a creamy pale pink shade, on both the hands and feet to perfectly match the overall vibe of the collection.
Get the Look:1. Apply first base base coat to clean, filed nails.2. Next, apply two coats of fiji.3. Follow with good to go top coat.[Images courtesy of BPCM PR]
Inspired by the island vibe of Sophie Theallet’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection, Julie Kandalec for essie created a negative space double French tip nail using fiji and turquoise and caicos for the hands. To bring together the overall look, she used one coat of mademoiselle on the toes.
Jenny Packham took inspiration from style icon Marilyn Monroe for her Spring/Summer 2015 runway show. To complement the rainbow colored collection, Michelle Saunders for essie created a youthful red-orange nail by using two coats of geranium on both the hands and feet.
Get the Look:1. Apply first base base coat.2. Next, apply two coats of geranium.3. Follow with good to go top coat.[Images courtesy of BPCM PR]
The inspiration behind Badgley Mischka's Spring/Summer 2015 collection revolved around the idea of "Marie Antoinette in the East Village – the Park Avenue Princess in rebellion with a sexy and funky downtown style." To complement the collection, Peter Gray for Moroccanoil created a hair look that alluded to the "next generation" of Park Avenue - sexy, tough and funky hair with a “dirty” texture and loose, just-woke-up waves.
Inspired by the modern-day woman, Redken Creative Consultant Guido created a polished, modern ponytail for Diesel’s Spring/Summer 2015 show at New York Fashion Week. Guido achieved this classic ready-to-wear style using Redken’s Satinwear 02 Prepping Blow-Dry Lotion to blow the hair out straight, and then combed it back into a smooth low ponytail with a deep side part. To add a futuristic feeling, he finished the look with a liberal misting of Forceful 23 Super Strength Hairspray to create a lacquer-like effect.
At Donna Karan's Spring/Summer 2015 presentation at New York Fashion Week, models walked the runway sporting thick rope braids. Lisa Lobosco of ECRU Lifestyle Beauty shares how you can recreate the look for your clients using ECRU products.Get the Look:1. Pull hair into low ponytail.2. Divide hair into four sections and cross them over so they form a thick rope (making sure to hold first two strands in left hand and the second two in your right).
Pamella Roland drew inspiration for her 2015 Spring/Summer Collection from The Gardens of Kyoto, Japan. To complement the designs, lead hair stylist Ted Gibson, created a modern hair look that paid homage to the fierce spirit of Japanese warriors and delicate beauty of Geishas. "When you see this style from the front, it looks shiny, sleek and deliberate, but the softness of the ponytail with the pink cord makes it more modern,” Ted said. “Most importantly, it complements the beautiful designs and can be easily translated from the runway to your way.”
Julie Kandalec for essie was inspired by the Hollywood glam feel and vibrant hues seen throughout Veronica Beard’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection at New York Fashion Week. To play up these aspects, she created a bright coral, standout nail for the hands, and a new take on nude for the feet that was reminiscent of the shade of stockings worn by women in the 1930’s.
As the lights dimmed in Milk Studios Sunday morning, September 7th, the illustrious crowd that had gathered to view the highly anticipated Public School Spring/Summer 2015 Men’s and Women’s Collections, were treated to an electric live performance from Twin Shadow as models began to make their way down the runway. Anna Wintour, André Leon Talley, will.i.am, Princess Deena Aljuhani Abdulaziz, Joe Jonas and Miguel were among those sitting in the front row to view the latest creations by the young brand’s designers Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne.
Global icon Britney Spears launched her signature sleepwear line, The Intimate Britney Spears, debuting her 2014 Fall/Winter collection during New York Fashion Week. Using BioSilk Haircare for the presentation, lead artist Albert Luiz created “Sensual Parisian” with elements of vintage romance. Sensual, feminine and delicate, the hair was comprised of two different styles with wisps of hair naturally cascading. Both braided looks worn by the models embraced a nostalgic up-do feel accented with roses and camellia flowers.