High-Fashion Polish: Colorblocked Nails Straight from NYFW

Fashion Week is all about details, from the brilliance behind the hair and makeup trends to every seam and stitch on the runway. And one thing that should most definitely not be overlooked? Those to-die-for manicures that have stolen the spotlight. So take note of these tips. They’re straight from celebrity manicurist Lisa Logan, whose client roster includes such mani mavens as Beyoncé and Mary J. Blige.

For the Christian Siriano NYFW show, Lisa used products and colors by Red Carpet Manicure, an at-home LED gel manicure system. So all the looks weren’t just runway-ready, they were also completed backstage. No salon trip needed.

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September 9, 2013

Behind the Scenes We Go: Backstage Beauty at Christian Siriano

Of course, we love to see the meticulously coiffed and styled model that comes down the runway, but it’s always inspiring to watch what takes place before the music starts and the lights come on.

So, on Saturday afternoon, I headed backstage at the Christian Siriano show held at Eyebeam on West 21st Street in New York. There I met Anthony Cole of Sebastian Professional, who told me about his inspiration for the show’s signature hairstyle – a soft and natural, yet voluminous, ponytail.

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September 8, 2013