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#MFW: The Glossy-Glossy at Just Cavalli AW11

#MFW: The Glossy-Glossy at Just Cavalli AW11

  by India-Jewel Jackson

When a look is described as 'Stevie Nicks meets Kurt Cobain', you know it's going to be a good one. "We wanted to make it very grungy," reveals key makeup artist Terry Barber. "Real women today don't want perfect beauty—they want to [...]

Tags: backstage, beauty, Bumble and Bumble, Fall 2011, fashion show, fashion week, hair, Just Cavalli, MAC, makeup, MFW, Milan, Neil Moodie, Terry Barber
#MFW: Wet 'n Wild Wavy Manes at Roberto Cavalli AW11

#MFW: Wet 'n Wild Wavy Manes at Roberto Cavalli AW11

  by India-Jewel Jackson

Fact: We love laissez faire hair. Like, love. And any girl that can pull off simulated soaking wet locks is a girl after our own hearts. "The girls look like they've just stepped right out of the shower," says Guido, Creative Consultant [...]

Tags: backstage, beauty, gel, guido, hair, hairstyle, MFW, Milan Fashion Week, Redken, Roberto Cavalli, wet
Get the #NYFW Look: Costello Tagliapietra

Get the #NYFW Look: Costello Tagliapietra

  by Emily Popp

Costello Tagliapietra celebrated the modern girl this season, although the makeup and hair was a bit of a 1970s throwback. Feeling the retro vibe? MAC Cosmetics Senior Stylist Victor Cembellin gave the dish on how you can achieve the look. [...]

Tags: backstage, beauty, Costello Tagliapietra, hair, makeup
Backstage at Paris Fashion Week Spring 2011: Alexander McQueen

Backstage at Paris Fashion Week Spring 2011: Alexander McQueen

  by India-Jewel Jackson

We were allowed coveted access behind the scenes at Alexander McQueen's SS11 runway show, a mere one season after the legendary designer passed away. The feeling backstage was energetic yet somber, and the collection was just as [...]

Tags: backstage, Alexander McQueen, guido, hairstyle, paris fashion week, spring/summer 2011, ss11
How Many People Does it Take to Prep 30 Models?

How Many People Does it Take to Prep 30 Models?

  by India-Jewel Jackson

Last night I was backstage at the Loewe runway show, and I couldn't help but notice just how many people were there with me. Between the models, the journalists, the hair team, the makeup team, the manicure/pedicure team, the caterers, [...]

Tags: backstage, Loewe, MAC, paris fashion week, PFW, Redken
#NYFW: Backstage at J. Mendel

#NYFW: Backstage at J. Mendel

  by India-Jewel Jackson

Behind the scenes at designer J. Mendel's show it was calm, cool, and collected. We couldn't get over the serene energy as makeup, hair, and nail teams worked feverishly to get the models looking ethereal, and goddess-like. Lead hair [...]

Tags: backstage, J. Mendel, moroccanoil, new york fashion week, nyfw, Spring/Summer 2010