NYFW Spring 2013 Beauty Notes: Laura Mercier for Jenny Packham

9 11 2012
Laura Mercier

WHO: Laura Mercier for Jenny Packham BEAUTY NOTES: 60s Vegas glamour goes modern EDITOR’S TIP:  High-wattage eyes generally balance well with pared down lips. Opt for a glossy nude or a slick coral . . . we like: AERIN Beauty Limited Edition Lip Gloss in Perfect Nude (212 872 2777) and Laura Mercier Creme Lip Colour in Tangerine …

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NYFW Spring 2013 Beauty Notes: Kevyn Aucoin for Gregory Parkinson

9 11 2012
Kevyn Aucoin

WHO: Kevyn Aucoin for Gregory Parkinson BEAUTY NOTES: A bold emphasis on cheeks HOW-TO: Apply Kevyn Aucoin Celestial Veil Powder in Candelight (212 872 8890) to soften and highlight the temples of the cheeks. Layer Kevyn Aucoin Pure Powder Glow Blush in Shadore from the apple of the cheeks to the temples, followed by Pure Powder Glow in Myracle to …

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NYFW Spring 2013 Beauty Notes: Marc Jacobs

9 11 2012
Marc Jacobs

WHO: NARS Cosmetics for Marc Jacobs BEAUTY NOTES: Immaculate skin and power brows EDITOR’S TIP:  With the right product, you can lift a droopy brow sans surgery. This step-by-step tutorial shows you how: #BGTutorial: Easy Brow Lift

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Cadillac Confessionals: The Man Repeller

Fashion Week

9 11 2012

Linda Fargo and The Manrepeller’s Leandra Medine discuss getting locked in Bergdorf Goodman, 3.1 Phillip Lim’s Spring Collection and triggering memories by looks.

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NYFW Spring 2013 Beauty Notes: Monique Lhuillier

9 10 2012
Monique Lhuillier

WHO: Kérastase Paris for Monique Lhuillier BEAUTY NOTES: Mermaid-themed waves EDITOR’S TIP: This look is reminiscent of old-school hair crimping, but slightly more refined. The deep, s-shaped waves were created using a three-barrel curling iron. For styles like these that require hot styling tools, always remember to apply a heat protectant first . . we like Serge Normant Meta Luxe Hair Spray. …

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NYFW Spring 2013 Beauty Notes: Alexander Wang

9 10 2012
Alexander Wang

WHO: NARS Cosmetics for Alexander Wang BEAUTY NOTES:  Clear, enviable, matte skin EDITOR’S TIP: If you’re looking to pull off this look now, post-summer, our best advice is to commit to a skin care routine that’s rooted in undoing some of summer’s sun damage (age spots, hyperpigmentation, general uneven tone, etc.). Operation: Complexion Correction can help!    

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NYFW Spring 2013 Beauty Notes: Helmut Lang

9 10 2012
Helmut Lang

WHO: NARS Cosmetics for Helmut Lang BEAUTY NOTES: Natural, fresh skin. A lived-in feel. EDITOR’S TIP: This is precisely the type of effortless beauty that we love to see on the runway. It’s incredibly relatable. Most women can achieve with a simple multi-tasking product that deposits a sheer wash of color and/or sheen to eyes, cheeks, and lips. …

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NYFW Spring 2013 Beauty Notes: Peter Som

9 10 2012
Peter Som Spring 2013

WHO: Wella Professionals for Peter Som BEAUTY NOTES: Sorbet dipped strands EDITOR’S TIP: We dig! We honestly, truly love this hair. . . especially in non-committal form. Around the office we’ve been tossing around the idea of using chalk to temporarily add flashes of ombre. Surely a #BGTutorial cannot be far behind… Learn to fashion a Grecian Inspired Headband!

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Frontlines with Fargo

Linda's notes from September Fashion Week, 2012

9 10 2012

Linda’s notes from Spring Fashion Week, 2013!

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NYFW Spring 2013 Beauty Notes: Thakoon

9 10 2012
Romantic Waves at Thakoon

WHO: Kérastase Paris for Thakoon BEAUTY NOTES:  Romantic, Modern Waves. If you weren’t born with lush, textured hair – fake it! Stylist Odile Gilbert weaved bobby pins in a horizontal pattern at the back of the head, applied product for hold and shine, and  tied with a small black elastic to complete the look. EDITOR’S TIP: Our weapon of …

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