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Best of New York Fashion Week SS18

No matter what the season skin is in. Complexions that appear incredibly flawless with literally no trace of foundation was the standout trend for the week. Graphic eyeliner popped up at Tom Ford, Marc Jacobs, and Jason Wu. Most shows were devoid of standout lip colour in favour of the models natural lips enhanced with lip balm.

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Best of New York Fashion Week AW17

New York came and went pretty quickly it seems, and from show to show there appeared to be a whole lot of nothing on the faces. This is of course not unsual as the no makeup, makeup tends to rule many a runway, and still requires makeup artists to carry an arsenal of products to achieve said look.

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Ottolinger Spring 2017

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My first show on a very hot and humid day in New York was Berlin based designers Ottolinger. The Ottolinger girl likes to have a good time, hence the smudged raspberry and merlot lips. The makeup look revolved around a glossy red theme set against an almost bare complexion,

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Best of New York Fashion Week SS17

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This season New York showed that they are not just about the girl next door. Statement lips popped up at Thom Browne, DKNY and Cushnie et Ochs. At Marc Jacobs, Jeremy Scott, Altuzarra, and Victoria Beckham it was all about the eyes. Boss pared back the makeup and showed beautiful skin as the focus feature.

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Best of New York Fashion Week AW16

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It’s been about month since the fall collections kicked off in New York, and today in Paris the last shows of the season concluded. Looking back at the New York runways natural skin, and minimal lip colours reigned supreme. Proenza Schouler, Rodarte and Marc Jacobs broke the trend with strong stand-out matte lip colours.

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Public School FW16

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On a particularly cold, extremely early Sunday morning in New York; I made my way to the Hauser and Wirth gallery for the Public School show. The brief from lead makeup artist Grace Lee was “anti-pretty.” The complexion was to be raw, meaning no foundation or concealer under the eyes.

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The Best of New York Fashion Week SS16

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The New York shows kicked off spring fashion month with some spectacular collections. Riccardo Tisci brought Givenchy state side for what was probably one of the most anticipated shows of the week. Pat McGrath created two stunning beauty looks for the event. An elaborate jewel and lace face for the couture retrospective and then a dewy skin and brow-less look for the spring looks.

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Industry Insider: Lyndi Barrett

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Lyndi Barrett is what one might call a girl about town. She’s friendly and outgoing, and will never forget your name once you’ve be introduced. Lyndi is also full of good ideas, which she is more than happy to share with me whenever we catch up. I decided to ask Lyndi a few questions about what it’s like to be a publicist.

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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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Victoria Beckham & Alexander Wang AW 2015

NYFW_Victoria_Beckham_Alexander_WangThe New York Collections are hot, which is a good thing because it looks absolutely freezing there. Pat McGrath’s creation for Victoria Beckham consisted of full eyebrows and smudgy lower liner that dropped lower in the centre. Lips were void of any colour, and the girls skin glowed. In contrast to Beckham’s polished look,

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