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: 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 […]

Fashion Week: Backstage at Alon Livne SS 2014

Fashion Week: Backstage at Alon Livne SS 2014

Back to the future, back to the eighties for Israeli born Alon Livne and his debut at NYFW. The collection fused impeccable tailoring with splashes of neon colors in fuchsia, luscious shades of deep purple and pastel baby blues. When asked about his inspiration Livne said, “The inspiration was 80’s and 90’s but in a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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: Get The Look – Shiseido at Marc Jacobs A/W 2012…

Marc Jacobs Shisedio A/W 2012

More red lips and beautiful skin, this time at Marc Jacobs Fall collection.  Dick Page who is the Artistic Director at Shiseido Cosmetics. The look has been coined as a “Sophisticated 80s” and it was created for the Fall 2012 Marc by Marc Jacobs collection, which was full of iconic 80s references, jewel tones and […]

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 […]