Fashion Week: Get The Look – Oscar de la Renta S/S 15…

Gucci Westman Backstage at Oscar de la Renta S/S 15

Get The Look – Oscar de la Renta S/S 15!  The beauty look for Oscar de la Renta at NYFW was a soft, pretty and wearable creation from makeup artist Gucci Westman for Hourglass.  It was classic and polished with a dash of modern edge. Backstage at Tuesday’s show, models including Karlie Kloss flaunted luminous […]

Fashion Week: Backstage Beauty at Zero + Maria Cornejo SS14

Fashion Week: Backstage Beauty at Zero + Maria Cornejo SS14

Fashion week backstage at the Zero + Maria Cornejo show is always fun to see.  For her SS ’14 RTW collection the designer  honed in on a couple different ideas that ranged from desert dwelling communities to a mirror exhibit that she saw at the Palais de Tokyo. When asked about her inspiration she said, […]

NYFW: Backstage with René Furterer at Band of Outsiders SS/14 [MBFW]


While some top-tier hairstylists might reference Classic Hollywood or French New Wave screen icons as the inspiration behind the hair looks they design for the runway, the legendary Didier Malige of Art Partner arrived at his concept for the Band of Outsiders Spring/Summer 2014 collection from a completely different direction, channeling none other than Jan […]

Fashion Week: Ted Gibson at Pamella Roland SS14 [NYFW/MBFW]

Ted Gibson Pamela Rowland SS14

Ted Gibson brought his A GAME to Pamella Rolland on his inaugural voyage.  The hair was all about a Bardot type of influence and it was DEAD sexy.  Guess what, you can do the same thing at home. Ted says….. “This was my first time working with Pamella Roland and I have to say that […]

Fashion Week: Backstage with Revlon SS14 Rag & Bone NYFW

NYFW SS14 Revlon at Rag and Bone

I love a bold lip…it’s something that everyone can do.  Bold lip combined with luminous skin is always a winner. For Rag & Bone’s SS14 Collection at NYFW, Revlon Global Artistic Director, Gucci Westman, focused on clean luminous skin and paired it with a subtle eye, strong brow and bold lip, to compliment the Rag […]

NYFW: Backstage With Ted Gibson at SS14 Carmen Marc Valvo [MBFW]

NYFW Ted Gibson Carmen Marc Valvo SS14

It’s always fantastic to see Ted Gibson. He REALLY loves making women look good….he’s just great at that. I was in his salon on Thursday and he and his team were blowdrying and dip dying wigs.  “What’s all this?” I said.  Ted grinned and said “Carmen Marc Valvo…….” Gibson says, “Carmen’s inspiration for this collection […]

NYFW: TMG Style – 3.1 Phillip Lim For Target Collection Fashion Week Event…

3.1 Phillip Lim For Target Fashion Week Event

The the 3.1 Phillip Lim Target collection event last night was the hotest ticket in town BAR NONE.  Fashion Week has officially arrived in NYC  This hotly anticipated collection/collaboration will officially hit stores on September 15th at 8:45AM. Target has thrown some HUGE parties for designer launches in the past but this one was officially […]

NYFW: Backstage with NARS SS14 Creatures of the Wind [MBFW]

FASHION WEEK NARS SS14 Creatures of the Wind

NARS created the look for the Creatures of the Wind SS’14 runway show more beautiful skin which is what you expect from NARS. They are using the Radiant Cream Compact Foundation (which I love) to create this pretty look (with great looking brows) that ANYONE can wear. SHOW: Creatures of the Wind SS’14 LEAD ARTIST: […]

Fall 2013: New York Fashion Week – What’s It Like? What Happens?

Lianne at NYFW

Hello my lovelies.  As I write this I am sitting in piles of laundry, this and that trying to decide what I am bringing up to NYC for New York Fashion Week.  The pilgrimage to NYC begins in the AM.  As you may know, I also host an event every season (twice a year) called […]

Fashion Week: Contest – Enter to Win at Seat at the Books & Brunch Event with Me!

Books & Brunch

Hello darlings!  Fashion Week is creeping up (I’ll be leaving for NYC next Thursday) and I am hosting a few events while I’m there.  Of course there is my semi-annual blogger networking event Cocktails & Couture (we still have tickets left!) BUT I am also co-hosting an event about celebrating the female entrepreneur. Are you […]

TMG Style: Five Fashion Designers to Watch for Fall 2013

Five Designers To Watch

Hello all!  Next week I will be traveling up to NYC for Fashion Week and I am SO excited!  I’ll be covering way more shows this year and armed with my trusty camera…will get as many shots as I can.  So with the shows looming over our minds as the days inch closer and closer to […]

NYFW: Backstage at Tracy Reese Fall 2013…

Tracy Reese - Runway - Fall 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

I was lucky enough to get backstage at Tracy Reese thanks to my good friend Tracylee Percival who is the brand ambassador and celebrity manicurist for Sally Hansen.  Sally Hansen has been with  Tracy Reese for 15 seasons now on nails and collaborates with the designer on colors by using fabric swatches and even chooses […]

NYFW: Backstage at Haus Alkire Fall 2013…

Haus Akire

For the Haus Alkire’s fall 2013 collection, Creative Director for Catwalk by TIGI Heath Grout collaborated with designers Julie Haus and Jason Alkire to create a look based on the days after Hurricane Sandy.  I spoke with Jason and he characterized the hair as being “Really tight almost painted on… and then you get to […]

NYFW: The Kick Off – The Aquafina Pure Challenge w/Project Runway…

The kick off for New York Fashion Week was at The Empire Hotel and the hustle and bustle was epic with editors and fashion insiders anxiously awaiting to celebrate the finale of the Aquafina Pure Challenge. The collaboration with Project Runway provided a platform for the contestants to showcase their designs for a shot at a […]

NYFW: Backstage at Jill Stuart Fall 2013….

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Jill Stuart took the girls down the runway in laser cut suits and fancy party frocks fr Fall 2013.  Her inspiration for the collection was British aristocracy which is kinda cool because I could really see Kate Middelton in any one of these looks!  Diane Kendal and Odile Gilbert created something fresh and natural for […]

NYFW: Backstage at Jason Wu Fall 2013…

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You can always count on Makeup Artist Diane Kendal to do something daring, the look she created for Jason Wu is no exception. She used Lancome‘s NEW vibrant inky blue smokey eye with muted cheeks and lips made for a very smoldering look.  Kendal explained of the smokey blue shade she used on the eyes,  […]

NYFW: NARS Backstage at Creatures Of the Wind….


NARS created the look for the Creatures of the Wind runway show.  We are seeing the trend of beautiful skin again this season and NARS leads the pack with a beautiful ethereal look. SHOW: Creatures of the Wind LEAD ARTIST: James Boehmer, NARS Director of Global Artistry LOOK: “The makeup complements the collection by adding […]

Contest: Aquafina/Project Runway Finale #Pure Challenge + You Could Be a Designer!!


Are you a designer?  Do you want to be one? Your in luck, Aquafina Water has teamed up with Project Runway to launch the Aquafina Pure Challenge Design Contest, a competition that invites aspiring designers to submit an original Aquafina-inspired design, sketch or photo that showcases the pure essence of who they are with the […]