The Beauty Report: The 3 Best Looks From NYFW

So, clothing may be the biggest draw of New York Fashion Week – but there’s no shortage of beauty trends on those runways, either. Here are three looks sure to be a hit next fall.

NYFW Beauty Trends

  1. Dramatic Eyes
    From rag & bone to Meskita, bold cat-eyes lined the lids of models strutting down this season’s runways. And I’m not talking about a little flick of liner – come fall, your cat-eye should be anything but subtle.
  2. Loose Chignons
    As seen on the runways of Altuzarra and Christian Siriano, messy, loose chignons are primed to be a big hair trend, so say goodbye to those polished ballerina buns.
  3. Burgundy Accents
    From the nail art at Prabal Gurung to the shadow seen on the lids of Helmut Lang’s models, burgundy seems to be the upcoming color du jour. I, for one, am certainly not complaining.

 
By Carolyn Bothwell, Staff Writer 

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February 12, 2014

5 Style Bytes You May Have Missed: #NYFW Edition

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‪@MLahage: Fashion can define a moment in social and political identity, is today’s ‪#fashion too safe? #NYFW
Good question. Let’s go ask Lady Gaga.

‪@peoplemag: David Beckham takes a sweet selfie with the kids at wife Victoria’s fashion show. PIC: ‪http://peoplem.ag/ttqhm
Can David Beckham do anything without looking sweet? (Except for when he used to occasionally kick soccer balls at people, of course.) #swoon

‪@POPSUGARBeauty: The best braids from #NYFW featuring ‪@CreaturesOTW, ‪@Whit_NY, and ‪@JosieNatori. ‪http://popsu.gr/33937839 
Braids = officially trending forever.

‪@neimanmarcus: Chocolate drips down the set as the models march at ‪@openingceremony #ocfw14 #NYFW ‪#NMatNYFW ‪pic.twitter.com/HK5fvkD8WI
Cool as this is, we can’t help thinking it’s an egregious waste of chocolate.

‪@CMYKaboom: I can tell its Fashion Week because all the in-cab commercials are about fashion. “Buy shoes,” they whisper to me in a seductive purr. ‪#nyfw
We’ve never needed to be seduced into buying shoes. Not once.

By Jess Huckins, Copyeditor

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February 12, 2014

NYFW Street Style: What We’re Seeing Outside the Tents

During Spring Fashion Week, A-line skirts were seen coming down just about every runway. And now, a short five months later, we’ve spotted the flattering skirt on several Fall Fashion Week showgoers. Seeing how the style set is putting together pieces from the season prior? That’s what NYFW street style is all about.

A-Line Skirts at Fashion Week

By Keriann Coffey, Associate Editor

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February 12, 2014

Jackie Does Fashion Week: JOIE, Tea Skirts, & More

Our Fashion Director, Jackie, is a New York Fashion Week pro. With many a show under her belt, she knows what it takes to own the front row – and each day, she’ll be sharing her schedule, tips, and, most importantly, her outfits right here with us. Check out what’s on the agenda for today.


Jackie Nasser at New York Fashion Week

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February 12, 2014

Lost Your Shirt? Your Cell Phone Knows Where It Is

This week, Los Angeles–based menswear designer Asher Levine stirred up the Fashion Week runways by sending models out in – wait for it – giant rubber bat wings. But it looks like his bag of tricks doesn’t end there. Levine’s next line? Each piece will contain a microchip that’s linked to your cell phone. So, when you’ve dropped trou and just can’t seem to figure out where they’ve run off to, you can call them and they’ll beep until found.

Next up: geolocatable gym socks.

By Joanna Berliner, Editor 

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February 12, 2014

Instant Inspiration: 5 Pinterest Boards We Can’t Get Enough Of

A Tuesday roundup of our recent Pinterest obsessions

Right now, our Fashion Director, Jackie Nasser, and her (very lucky) team are at New York Fashion Week taking notes on all the latest runway trends. Back at the Boston offices, the rest of us are getting our NYFW fix via Livestream and Pinterest. Thank goodness for social media.

1. Shout-out to Paris, because we wouldn’t have NYFW otherwise.

2. Like it or not, fashion is all about picking favorites.

3. After all the time spent creating their collections, these designers more than deserve a bow at curtain call.

4. Fact: There’s always just as much style outside the tents as there is inside on the runways.

5. If Anna Wintour doesn’t show up, is it even NYFW?

Can’t get enough Pinterest inspiration? Check out past boards that caught our eye.

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February 11, 2014

Jackie Does Fashion Week: Jenny Packham, Vintage Jewelry, & More

Our Fashion Director, Jackie, is a New York Fashion Week pro. With many a show under her belt, she knows what it takes to own the front row – and each day, she’ll be sharing her schedule, tips, and, most importantly, her outfits right here with us. Check out what’s on the agenda for today.


Jackie Nasser Does Fashion Week

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February 11, 2014

Burnin’ Up NYFW: Joe Jonas Named Best Dressed

It seems the former Jo-Bro can dress. Today, British GQ dubbed Joe Jonas “NYFW’s Best-Dressed Man,” which shocked us. First because, man? And second because, Joe Jonas.

Joe Jonas Named NYFW Best-Dressed Man

Image via British GQ

But then we checked out his looks. That fresh blue suit, pulled off with plaid and scuffed boots. Those leather jackets. A try at tone-on-tone (our latest obsession). All made, dare we say, effortlessly cool.

Don’t believe us? Check it out in British GQ.

By Joanna Berliner, Editor 

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February 10, 2014

NYFW Street Style: What We’re Seeing Outside the Tents

Here at New York Fashion Week, it’s cold – and I mean really cold. So to keep warm without sacrificing style, many showgoers are turning to chic toppers. From wide-brimmed wonders to bold fedoras, here’s how NYFW street style is taking headwear to new heights.

Street-Style Hats at New York Fashion Week

By Keriann Coffey, Associate Editor

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February 10, 2014

Beyond the Runways: A Fashion Week–Inspired Guide

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week descended upon New York City this past Thursday. And, yes, guilty – our eyes have been glued to the runways. But there’s far more to Fashion Week than the fashion itself. Here, a look at a few of the city’s most glamorous outside-the-tents haunts.

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February 10, 2014