When asked about the inspiration behind the hair for Tim Coppen’s Spring/Summer 2015 show, lead hairstylist Yannick d’Is for Oribe Hair Care replied, “What we’re trying to communicate is a feeling.”
Mike Eckhaus and Zoe Latta, the talented young designers behind brand-on-the-rise Eckhaus Latta, avoided referencing any concrete concepts for their Spring/Summer 2015 collection. The design duo focused on textiles treated with rust and interesting cuts that fused creativity with wearability.
South African designer David Tlale presented his Spring/Summer 2015 collection at Lincoln Center during New York Fashion Week on Sunday, September 7th. The collection was a clear expression of a woman’s strength through elegant yet powerful femininity. “This collection is about giving women back their power and equipping them with a strong and confident sense of allure, without losing their essence and femininity,” said David.
To complement the designer's new collection, manicurist Jin Soon created a polished, understated look for the Derek Lam Spring/Summer 2015 show. The overall look was polished, simple and fresh, pairing perfectly with Derek Lam's modern sensibility.
At this year's New York Fashion Week, Morgan Taylor went backstage at several shows to create gorgeous nail looks, focusing on the season's hottest trends, including dual-finish matte & glossy nails, translucent tints, and understated looks. See the looks from the Chris Gelinas, Sally LaPointe, Carmen Marc Valvo, and Monique Lhuilier runways below.CG Chris Gelinas, Nails by Gina Edwards
To complement the SUNO Spring/Summer 2015 collection at New York Fashion Week, hairstylist Odile Gilbert for Kérastase Paris created intricate, cage herringbone braids. The glossy styles were the perfect accent to the new collection.
Designer Jérôme LaMaar presented the 5:31 JÉRÔME Spring/Summer 2015 Collection with hair by CHI Hair Care at New York Fashion Week. As a trend forecaster for over 7 years, Jérôme is focused on building 5:31 JÉRÔME into a wearable, intelligent and sexy collection. CHI’s lead hairstylist Albert Luiz created a “Perfect Mod Barbie" feel, creating a classic look with more wave and flip to emphasize confidence. Said Luiz, “Clients today no longer want the stick straight hair. Instead they want waves, bent ends or styles with a bump to the bottom.
Inspired by the 90’s Versace campaign, Redken Creative Consultant Guido allowed individuality to shine on the runway at the VERSUS Spring/Summer 2015 show at New York Fashion Week. Guido enhanced each model’s natural hair texture, whether wavy or straight, using Redken’s new Wind Blown 05 Dry Finishing Spray. While the look may not be exactly the same for each model, the naturally undone look created an overall cool, sexy feeling on the runway.
Diane von Furstenberg drew inspiration from a traditional French picnic for her Spring/Summer 2015 line, presented at New York Fashion Week. Michelle Saunders of essie created a classic pink nail for the hands and an opaque pale pink nail for the toes, which paired perfectly with the colors and prints found throughout the collection.Get the Look (Hands):1. Apply first base base coat to clean, filed nails.2. Next, apply two coats of mademoiselle.3. Follow up with good to go top coat.
Lead makeup artist T. Cooper used Mirabella Beauty Products to create a striking look for the Cute Circuit runway show at Lincoln Center at Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week.