Backstage at the Delpozo runway show for New York Fashion Week, Pattie Yankee for Patricia Nail Lacquer and her team created a custom mirrored nail look. With the “lyrical abstraction” inspired collection, Pattie collaborated with the Delpozo design team to create a striking, yet simplistic nail. “We wanted the models to be able to see the gorgeous pieces they were wearing,” says Yankee, “with the mirrored nails, we were able to achieve that.”
Designers Carly Cushnie and Michelle Ochs were "inspired by Western Romanticism combined with a city-slicking edge" when creating the Fall/Winter 2014 Cushnie et Ochs for New York Fashion Week.
Manicurists for Morgan Taylor took over Fall/Winter 2014 New York Fashion Week, creating an array of looks that complemented each designer's unique vision. Take a look at two of the gorgeous manicures, as well as the inspiration behind each look!
While celebs commonly fill the front row seats and front of houses at many NYFW shows, they’re rarely seen backstage prepping to strut their stuff down the runways. But at the Go Red For Women/The Heart Truth Red Dress Collection fashion show, TV personalities, actresses, models, singers and athletes swarm the backstage area as they ready to go red and rock the runway to raise awareness for heart disease. Think: Bella Thorne; Ireland Baldwin; Lindsey Vonn; and Giada De Laurentiis to name a few.
Ponytails are back! David Antunes, celebrity stylist and Youthful8 – The Milania Collection Brand Ambassador praised the rebirth of the ponytail for Spring/Summer 2014. “This season ponytails are back with a vengeance” said Antunes. Seen all over the runways in New York, Milan and Paris, designers such as Valentino, Helmut Lang and Missoni have revamped the "girl-next-door" look, and brought back this sleek fashion statement. Antunes refers to this new look as a "MOD Ponytail," which is no longer just for schoolgirls or bad hair days.
Eugene Souleiman, Global Creative Director for Wella Professionals created a sixties inspired bad girl look at the Peter Som A/W’14 show. This look also incorporated a harmonious blend of colored extensions created by Wella Professionals Top Artist, Alexandra Matiz. Inspiration:
For their Fall/Winter 2014 Collection, Ryan Lobo and Ramon Martin, the designers behind TOME, were inspired by the extraordinarily moving oeuvre of Iranian artist Shirin Neshat and her personal interest in singer Oum Kalthoum. To complement TOME’s 2014 direction, Catwalk by TIGI Global Creative Director Nick Irwin created an “undone” free-flowing mane with slight waves complemented by an easy brushed back yet voluminous hairline.Get the Look:
OPI joined designer Lindsay Degen for the DEGEN Fall/Winter 2014 presentation at New York Fashion Week to create cute, fun manicures. Models wore short, squared tips featuring a blue sky/cloud nail design on all fingers except ring fingers, which were painted with a rainbow atop a chrome, glitter base. The designer selected this bold and colorful nail look to complement bright knits and reflective fabrics. The rainbow theme was continued throughout the clothing and an LED rainbow backdrop. Nails Created With:
For the Carmen Marc Valvo Fall 2014 presentation at New York Fashion Week, stylist Ted Gibson created a look that complemented the designer's many inspirations including Istanbul, strong warrior women, the Renaissance and ninjas. Says Gibson, “Carmen was inspired by Istanbul and the whole idea of a strong woman, so I couldn’t do hair that was flat, romantic and pretty. I knew we had to do something really spectacular. So immediately I thought about ponytails, but had to do something fun and strong with it.