This hairstyle from Christian Siriano is actually easier than it looks: it’s just two fishtail braids crisscrossed and pinned at the back of the head. Antoinette Beenders for Aveda prepped hair with Aveda Pure Abundance Style Prep to give hair texture and grip.
“If you put a [light] color inside the waterline, like a cream, it will make the eyes look more open,” Val Garland explained of the chocolate brown smoky look she created at BCBG using Sephora Jumbo Liner in Dark Brown Matte.
If the dark lipstick trend is too harsh for your taste, try this softer version as seen at Derek Lam. Estée Lauder Creative Makeup Director Tom Pecheux mixed brown, maroon and burgundy shades on models’ lips.
To nail the second day look, apply L’Oréal Professionnel Volume Expand Leave-In Spray and True Grip Texturizing Powder, then braid your hair into three sections and press each braid with a straightening iron. That’s how hairstylist Joseph DiMaggio create this look for Timo Weiland.
At Jason Wu, Odile Gilbert for Kérastase used metallic clips to dress up these updos. The hair itself looked way too complicated to attempt at home, but the idea of basic barrettes as statement accessories? Brilliant!
“Thakoon‘s winter collection is inspired by summer,” said makeup artist Diane Kendal for Nars. “We did a very dark midnight blue shadow, but to get that summer feel we added glitter on top.” To create a similar look, mix Nars Night Flight Eyeshadow, a shimmering black, with bright blue Outremer Matte Eyeshadow and top with gold glitter.
To contrast the deep red lip at Kenneth Cole, Romy Soleimani for MAC gave eyes a pretty sheen using gloss on bare eyelids and applying MAC Pro Platinum Metal Pigment along the upper and lower lashlines.
We loved this artfully messy knot at Tadashi Shoji by Rodney Cutler for Cutler Salons/Redken. To replicate it, prep hair with mousse and Redken Powder Grip 03 hair powder. Braid the lower quarter of the hair and twist into a bun, then pin the rest of the hair over it, leaving loose pieces out.
Ever use lip balm on your lids? That’s what Shiseido Artistic Director Dick Page did at Marc by Marc Jacobs, applying Benefiance Full Correction Lip Treatment over eyeshadow to create an “almost wet-looking” finish. And those glossy red lips? They’re a blend of two Shiseido Lacquer Rouge shades: Sanguine and Drama.
At Zac Posen, John Frieda Global Creative Consultant Luigi Murenu gave these knotted buns a “ruffled” texture by prepping hair with Luxurious Volume Volume Building Mousse and using a crimping iron on loose pieces.