Fashion Week: Creatures of the Wind S/S 15 with NARS…

NARS Creatures of the Wind S/S 15

Creatures of the Wind S/S 15 with NARS.  Fashion Week is here again!!  Even though I am not attending NYFW this season, I can still show you some looks that I feel like you can take from runway to realway!  NARS Director of Global Artistry James Boehmer never disappoints with that whole “radiant skin” look.  […]

Fashion Week: Backstage at Creatures of the Wind A/W 2014 with NARS

NARS Creatures of the Wind - NYFW

NARS continues to lead the pack with makeup  that looks and feels like skin.  Backstage at the Creatures of the Wind AW ‘14 show lead artist James Boehmer, NARS Director of Global Artistry created a fun look that included a pop of blue on the eyes which I just LOVED.  Very wearable for everyday. “The collection […]

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 at Desigual w/MAC Cosmetics SS14 [NYFW/MBFW]

Fashion Week MAC Cosmetics Desigual SS14

I love seeing makeup trends during Fashion Week that are WEARABLE.  Backstage at Desigual’s SS14 Runway show, makeup artist Gregory Arlt for MAC Cosmetics created a look that was “Effortless beauty with a POP of color” The Rundown: FACE pink rebel lustre drops mixed into face & Body foundation to even, tone and illuminate skin. […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

Giveaway: New York Fashion Week Aquafina Twitter Contest!!


Hello all!  You may not want to think about it…..but February is next month and for beauty and fashion writers like me – that means Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week!  They are also having a MAJOR contest so if you are a designer or want to be one, listen up…. Aquafina has teamed up […]

What’s In Your Bag?: Fall Fashion Week Survivial Kit…

What's In MY NYFW Bag

Hey all!  When I go to Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, it is definitely an event.  But having covered shows for 11 seasons now, I pretty much have gotten the hang of what I need and what I don’t on a day to day basis.  First off, understand that you will leave the house in the […]

NYFW Backstage: Get The Look – Redken at Rag + Bone A/W 2012…

Redken - Rag + Bone NYFW A/W 2012

I am SO into beachy waves!!  It’s one of  my favorite hairstyles ever and it’s all over the runways here in New York. The ook at Rag + Bone was a disheveled rocker version that looked amazing.   Redken’s Creative Consultant Guido kicked off the Fall/Winter 2012 season in New York yesterday with a texturized, […]

NYFW: Get The Look – NARS Fabiola Arias A/W 2012…

NARS Fabiola Arias Beauty Look NYFW A/W 2012

More beautiful skin and this time, the addition of rich…ombre eyes.  NARS is slaying it again during this fashion week this time at the Fabiola Arias show.  “All the pieces are strong but not overbearing,” said designer Fabiola Arias. “I wanted the girls to look like they are really lit from within, in gorgeous dresses […]

NYFW: Get The Look – NARS Creatures of the Wind A/W 2012…

NARS Creatures of the Wind - Beauty NYFW A/W 2012

Skin…beautiful skin.  That’s the trend backstage at Creatures of the Wind, a Chicago based label that debuted in fall of 2008 and has gained steady ground ever since.  Chris Peters, one half of the design duo says, “We were inspired by a book from the 17th century called, The Secret Commonwealth: Of Elves, Fauns and […]

TMG Project: Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week A/W 2012…


Hello my lovelies!!  I am here in my beloved NYC with laptop and camera in hand to report on some of what I think are the key makeup looks/trends for A/W Fall 2012!!  Fall fashion is my favorite because of all the textures and colors for the clothes and I love seeing what they come […]

New York Fashion Week: Behind the Scenes at Chado Ralph Rucci

Chado Ralph Rucci A/W 2011

The beauty looks for Chado Ralph Rucci F/W 2011 consisted of a sophisticated smoky eye, coupled with a modern french twist. Tom Pecheux for MAC Cosmetics customized the dramatic eye to each model, using matte black eyeshadow, loads of mascara and liner inside the eye. To highlight the eyes, the foundation was kept matte, along […]

New York Fashion Week: Behind the Scenes at Alice + Olivia


The Alice + Olivia by Stacey Bendet Fall 2011 collection evokes timeless elegance and unabashed glamour, inspired by a modern day interpretation of the classic 1950s movie Auntie Mame. Stacey Bendet creates a wardrobe for a chic, free-spirited female; an empowered individual who is full of life, ready for a party, eccentric and captivating. Polly […]

New York Fashion Week: Backstage with M.A.C. Artist Gordon Espinet for Behnaz Sarafpour…

BehnazSarafpour 005

20-year M.A.C. Artist extraordinaire Gordon Espinet was responsible for bringing to life a Brigitte Bardot-inspired look to the runway for designer Behnaz Sarafpour’s fall season reveals. Espinet described the look as “luminous,” “skin care-y,”  “just left the spa.”  Avoid matte and overdone this fall.  Prep face with primer and concealer, then top with a light […]