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Best of New York Fashion Week AW15

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As was the case last fall, I’m behind in my collection reviews due to being in London last week for fashion week. Flashback to New York where eyes definitely seemed to be the focus of many of the looks and natural matte skin was popular. I liked what Tom Pecheux did at Altuzarra combing cool and warm cream shadows for a 80’s feel on the eyes.

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Best of New York Fashion Week SS15

New York fashion week had a very strong theme: no makeup, makeup. In the case of Marc Jacobs it was literally no makeup! Francois Nars was said to have used moisturizer to prep and unless the model had a blemish no makeup was applied at all.

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Fall 2013 Smoky Eyes

This seasons version of the smoky eye has a very steel undertone. Different variations of grey are necessary to recreate the runway look for AW13. The NARS palette paired with Laura Mercier Caviar stick is a fast way to achieve any of the looks above. The trick with any good smoky eye is to blend.

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Best of NYFW SS14

I felt like the New York shows had a bit of edge to them this season. I particularly liked the bright blue liner at Marc Jacobs. I loved the intensity and the shape although I could have done without the hair! The various bright lips at Prabal Gurung was another hit,

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Best of New York Fashion Week AW13

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So many good shows this week in New York and eyes seem to be the focus of attention, with a couple of exceptions. The look at Altuzarra created by one of my personal favourite artists, Tom Pecheaux was stunning. The shape of the eyes and the colours were just gorgeous.

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6 Runway Hairstyles for AW12

These runway hair looks are among my favourites of the season. I love a messy ‘do so the teased look at Derek Lam is definitely a winner. Donna Karan’s side roll and Marni’s strong fringe are classic cool looks. If you want something different try the Fendi twists,

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4 Fall Makeup Trends

These 4 makeup trends were seen time and again as I perused AW12 runway images. The ever present no makeup makeup, featuring  all shades of neutrals from caramel, taupe, sand, and beige. You cannot go wrong with a good a palette of earth tones this season.

The scarlet coloured mouth is essential to update your makeup collection.

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Spring Nails

If pastels are not your thing, try a darker nail colour or one of the new bright metallics as seen at Missoni. Personally I love the Jenny Kao ombre nails and the black and white chevron designs at Pamela Love.

1. Essie in Masquerade Belle 2. 

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Sneak Preview: New York Fashion Week FW12

Autumn is looking pretty good so far. I love the eyes at Jason Wu and Donna Karan, and the lips at Thakoon. I’m reminded of my own signature makeup look at Marc Jacobs–bottom liner! My favourite.

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CFDA Women's Wear Nominees

CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America) announced the nominees and honorees for 2010 last week. The three women’s wear designers-Alexander Wang, Donna Karan, and Marc Jacobs are all very strong contenders in their own right. Donna Karan of course is an established name that’s been around for 25 years.

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