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Proenza Schouler Spring 2013

The Proenza girl goes grunge with 'Kurt Cobain hair' from Paul Hanlon and 'cool' eyebrows by Diane KendalRead more >

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Rodarte Spring 2013

Brain prints, faux-shaved heads, ear cuffs, and Jessica StamRead more >

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Marc Jacobs Spring 2013

A little bit Edie Sedgwick, a little bit rock 'n' rollRead more >

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Derek Lam Spring 2013

Hanne Gaby shows off 'Delaware River sunrise' eyes; Orlando Pita breaks down the season's biggest (emerging) hair trendRead more >

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Alexander Wang Spring 2013

The downtown girl goes sci-fi with a glow-in-the-dark, DIY hair accessoryRead more >

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Jason Wu Spring 2013

Diane Kendal and Odile Gilbert's nod to Helmut NewtonRead more >

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Aymeline at Rag & Bone Spring 2013

It was hot at the Rag & Bone show yesterday. Really hot. So hot that we shared our stash of Tatcha blotting papers with favorite face, Aymeline Valade.Read more >

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Valentino Couture Fall 2012

Guido (Redken): The inspiration was a very Valentino girl, meaning, she’s sort of feminine and all about beauty, innocence, but it’s a couture show, so there’s an elegance to the hair.Read more >

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Siri at Stella

Inside Stella McCartney’s resort presentation Read more >

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Alexander McQueen Fall 2012

Guido (Redken): I wanted to depersonalize the girls, completely. We designed some visors so the look is very futuristic.Read more >

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Viktor & Rolf Fall 2012

Luigi Murenu: The girls are dark creatures of the night, but they still have that ‘glam’ appearance.Read more >

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Rochas Fall 2012

Lucia Pieroni (Clé de Peau): The makeup inspiration is nature—Marco (Zanini) was inspired by Scandinavian pottery, so all the prints that you see are from this incredible pottery.Read more >

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Derek Lam Fall 2012

"I’m doing a very soft veil of foundation because I want the girls to look fresh"Read more >

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Proenza Schouler Fall 2012

"We’re doing the typical Proenza girl—very cool—so we’re just moisturizing the face, evening out the skin as needed, adding brown greasepaint around the eye, brushing the eyebrows and that’s it."Read more >

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Rodarte Fall 2012

James Kaliardos (NARS): We’re inspired by Australia today…and I went there this year, which is so funny. The Mulleavy sisters and I are always in sync like that—it’s really weird.Read more >

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Marc Jacobs Fall 2012

Guido (Redken): You know, sometimes it’s not about the hair…this time it’s about the hats, which are amazing—the total silhouette is amazing—so mine is the supporting part today.Read more >

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Alexander Wang Fall 2012

Diane Kendal (MAC): This season he [Alexander] took a quite serious approach, there are tweeds, a lot of lamination, shrink-wrapping—so he wanted the girls to look quite strong and bit warrior-like.Read more >

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Angel Makeup, Revamped

If you felt like something was missing at the Victoria’s Secret runway show last night, that’s because it was. “Enough with the false lashes,” makeup artist Tom Pecheux declared.Read more >

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Versace for H&M

Tom Pecheux: We’re doing very strong eyes—very kind of square.Read more >

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Yves Saint Laurent Spring 2012

Guido (Redken): The hair is very classic, in a kind of filmic way…very simple, all going back, like an actress.Read more >

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Rochas Spring 2012

Eugene Souleiman: These girls look so perfect that they’re another species, basically. For hair, I wanted to do something with a nod to Mars Attacks!Read more >

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Dolce & Gabbana Spring 2012

Pat McGrath (Dolce & Gabbana): She’s a beautiful, fresh young Italian girl—it’s this cinematic, modern beauty based on Sophia Loren.Read more >

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Proenza Schouler Spring 2012

Paul Hanlon (Fekkai): The hair’s got a bit of a continuation from last season, I suppose, as far as texture goes.Read more >

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Derek Lam Spring 2012

Orlando Pita (Phyto): The hair style follows the simple clean lines that are in Derek’s collection: I’m doing a super simple side part, low ponytail in the back, and it’s all very perfectly done—no hair out of place.Read more >

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Alexander Wang Spring 2012

Diane Kendal (MAC): The look today is a bit 90’s, and it’s all about the smokey, greasy eye.Read more >

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Chloé Fall 2011

FRECKLES! A smattering of freckles, "where the sun would hit", by Charlotte Tilbury at Chloé.Read more >

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Alexander McQueen Fall 2011

Guido (Redken): They're Goody barrettes! They sent me 6,000 barrettes. we're not using all of them.Read more >

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Kenzo Fall 2011

Tom Pecheux (MAC): The makeup is very sophisticated but also very moody and emotional.Read more >

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Rochas Fall 2011

Eugene Souleiman: Well, I walked into the fitting and looked at the reference pictures for hair, and there was a picture from a Jil Sander campaign I did in the 90’s with Guinevere van Seenus—one of the first campaigns I’d ever done.Read more >

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Dries Van Noten Fall 2011

Peter Philips (Chanel): It’s a quiet moment in the face.Read more >

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Proenza Schouler Fall 2011

Paul Hanlon (Fekkai): It's funny—it's simple hair, but it actually takes a while to do!Read more >

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Theyskens' Theory Fall 2011

James Kaliardos (MAC): We're doing a sort of Japanese-inspired 'young girl' look, which is someone who'd want to have a look—have a fashion look, let's say.Read more >

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Marc Jacobs Fall 2011

Guido (Redken): The hair has a kind of perverse, dominatrix perfection.Read more >