NYFW Fall 2014 :: Beauty Roundup


Let’s face it. We all fall madly in love with the hair, makeup and pretty manicures at fashion week. The right hairstyle or lip colour can really help bring a designer’s vision to life. For this season, eyes, lips, nails and even hair all got the Midas touch. Ponytails ruled the runways and makeup artists saw the cat eye from many different angles.

Touch of gold – tips, lips, hair and eyes

golden tips manicure TSGold half-moon and tip at Tadashi Shoji

Get the look: Butter London Nail Lacquer in Marbs

gold eyes at badgley mischka

Gold-lined eyes at Badgley Mischka

Get the look: MAC Goldmine Eye Shadow // MAC Blacktrack Fluidline // MAC Pure Show Superslick Liquid Eye Liner

midas touch MHGold manicure and gold-tipped braids at Mara Hoffman

Get the look: Brush on two coats of Maybelline Color Show Nail Lacquer in Bold Gold minus top coat.

midas touch sunoGold part and gold tips at Suno

Get the look: Apply Maybelline Color Show Nail Lacquer in Bold Gold over a clear base coat.

gold lips at Son Jung WanBold gold lips at Son Jung Wang

Bold lips in shades of red

berry lips at RodarteDeep berry lips at Rodarte

Get the look: NARS Deborah Audacious topped with glitter.

Naeem KhanNaeem Khan

Get the look: NARS Lanikai Velvet Lip Liner // NARS Mirihi Island Beach Velvet Lip Liner // NARS Marlene Audacious Lipstick // NARS Jeanne Audacious Lipstick // NARS Bette Audacious Lipstick

rebecca minkoff

Berry-stained lips at Rebecca Minkoff

Get the look: Stila Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick in Amore

Cat-eye

cushnie fall 2014

Makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury describes her cat eye at Cushnie et Ochs as “Cat eye liner with a juicy skin.”

Get the look: MAC Kohl Power Eye Pencil in Feline and MAC Blacktrack Fluidline drawn through the lashline to extend and define the eye with a dramatic feline shape.

herve leger cat eyeMakeup artist Val Garland’s futuristic cat-eye for Herve Leger

Get the look: TEMPTU S/B Hi-Def and S/B Adjuster in Black.

rag & bone cat eye

Not-so-typical cat-eye

Get the look: Revlon ColorStay Liquid Eye Pen in Black // ColorStay Crème Gel Liner in Black // ColorStay Skinny Liquid Liner in Black Out // Luxurious Color Eyeliner in Black Velvet // Bold Lacquer by Grow Luscious in Blackened Brown

Deep Side Part

deep side part OCOpening Ceremony

tadashi shojiTadashi Shoji

Proenza SchoulerProenza Schouler

deep side part bcbgBCBG Max Azria

Pretty Ponytails – high, low, streaked and everything in between

Rebecca Minkoff low ponytailTomboy-chic ponytail at Rebecca Minkoff

Minkoff’s Fall 2014 collection is feminine with a menswear twist. TRESemme lead stylist Jeanie Syfu created a tomboy-inspired ponytail – neat and slightly messy at the same time.

herve leger ponytailSci-fi inspired ponytail at Herve Leger 

Bumble and bumble’s lead stylist Laurent Philippon created a sleek, futuristic ponytail, while colourist Zoe Wiepert added a pop of colour with bright blue and orange extensions.

kate spade high ponytailSuper high ponytail at Kate Spade

For Kate Spade, two ponytails are better than one. Garnier’s hair stylist Tommy Bucket says the hair was meant to reflect the collection’s inspiration – a trip to Shanghai. The hair team created a playful, high ponytail by straightening the hair completely and securing it with a piece of leather. For the models donning hats during the show, they did a simple low ponytail.

vivienne tam's ponytailsSleek and low ponytail at Vivienne Tam

Tam was inspired by a trip to the Silk Road and the women she encountered there. Matthew Curtis, lead stylist for TRESemme, created the low, sleek ponytail and wrapped the hair around it to hide the hair elastic. Pretty clever, huh?

Which beauty trends from the runways are you loving so far? I can’t wait to see what Paris has to offer!

(Images and information from Style Bistro, INTERMIXHarper’s Bazaar, Metro Velvet, In Style, Cosmopolitan UKRebecca Minkoff, Elle, Women’s Wear DailyTemptu, Style.comThe Fashion Spot, Never Underdressed)

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