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Fashion Makeup & Hair Inspiration From New York Fashion Week Fall 2013
Looking for some enchanting new season hair and makeup looks for your bridal inspiration? To help you enhance, define and slightly alter your features according to the latest trends, we’ve put together a selection of the makeup trends for fall 2013 from New York Fashion Week. Amidst a sea of wonderful, exciting new designs at New York Fashion Week, hair and makeup have been an essential ingredient for creating show stopping looks on the runways. We’ve spotted trends that have emerged and will be sure to lead the bridal looks this season.
Bardot-esque cat-eye look was all the fall rage at Anna Sui 2013 runway.
At Bridal Makeovers we’ve been busy checking out the hottest makeup designs and hairstyles for fall 2013 at New York Fashion Week and we have yet to be disappointed. We’re smitten with some of these ethereal and romantic looks and blown away by the opulent details …Here’s a glimpse at the candid images of the runways and our predictions of what’s to come for weddings! We just love how these trends bring a fresh dimension to bridal beauty to inspire your own personal runway look. Don’t you?
Fuller, defined brows are popular this fall and are a classic look for bridal.
Thick eyebrows are making a big bold come-back this season and were seen across a wide variety of runways. Eyebrows really frame and define the face and pull the whole look together. Following the natural shape of your brow is generally the rule of thumb. Designer Faces – NARS: Marc Jacobs Spring 2013
Statement-making eye brows by Revlon Global Artistic Director Gucci Westmanseen at the Rag & Bone Pre-Fall 2013 Collection.
Posted February 25th, 2013. Add a comment
We are coming off of one of the biggest weekends for the wedding industry: Bridal Fashion Week. Taking place in New York bi-annually, it attracts buyers, editors, bloggers, event designers and planners and showcases the most glamorous designs the bridal world has to offer. From the catwalk to the altar. It seems as couture fashion this season is all about “white lace and promises!” I love to see the hot trends on the runway and how they inspire real brides!
2013 New York International Fashion Bridal Week – Hair & Makeup Trends
The bridal industry is all about innovation, and Bridal Fashion Week highlights the trendsetting positioning and cutting-edge details that Bridal Makeovers exemplifies. Aradia of Bridal Makeovers takes trends that she sees on the runway, combines them with her imagination and then has her team replicate them for bridal clients. This season, designers unanimously returned to tradition with elegant lace, long sleeves, and classic silhouettes. There were fresh silhouettes, billowy ball gowns, and couture details. Here is the preview of next season’s hottest bridal hair and makeup trends—straight from the runway. And it doesn’t take much imagination to see these ethereal white creations walking down the aisle…
Bridal Market was this past weekend, and here are a few trends we’re seeing:
Sparkle down the aisle with an all-over sequined gown.
A memorable Bridal Fashion Week is winding down. The models have sashayed down the catwalks in the most exquisite gowns and the wedding industry collectively ‘ooed’ at the clouds of tulle, glamorous silks, satins, ruffles and intricate lace that graced the shows. Bridal beauty trends this year from the top designers – Monique Lhuillier, Oscar de la Renta, and Vera Wang included. When these couturiers recently hit New York to reveal their collections I not only became obsessed with what I saw on the runways (soft colors, dramatic ruffles, and sheer everything), I couldn’t wait to share with my brides the elements that will inspire their bridal looks. So take a peek at my favorite new looks from the hottest names in bridal, and check out the wedding beauty trends I am spotting now.
Monique Lhuillier “dream-like” collection
The Look: The fashion world was all aflutter last week as designer Monique Lhuillier presented her frothy confections of white lace, tulle, and satin floating down the runway. The models makeup looks were very dreamlike, ultra-feminine and sensual with different textures, ranging from shimmer to matte with sparse shimmer to pearly in shades of pretty peach with iridescence and taupes with coppery shimmers. I am enamored by these luscious looks. Continue Reading…
Posted October 22nd, 2012. Add a comment
"If you don’t look good, we don’t look good.” Vidal Sassoon
How true of a statement this is! Vidal Sassoon, the man who made hairdressing “hip” and an “art” died 2 weeks ago, but not before leaving his mark on the world of fashion.
Hairdressing the ‘Sassoon’ way means working with the hair in its natural state and giving the wearer a hair style that works precisely for their style and ease. This was a totally new concept back in the 60′s. Vidal Sassoon was the innovator of ‘wash and wear hair’ therefor freeing women from the subjection of a weekly visit to the hair salon.
“My idea was to cut shape into the hair, to use it like fabric and take away everything that was superfluous.” Vidal Sassoon
When Mr. Sassoon entered the beauty world he understood that for most women, a trip to the hairdresser meant having their hair slathered in Dippity-do, going under a dryer with hair set in tight, prickly brush-rollers for at least an hour, and then having their locks coiffed and teased mercilessly into a sort of helmet-head hair style guaranteed to hold in place till the following weeks appointment. He started to think about hair and the client in an entirely new way. Vidal Sassoon became a pioneer in the world of hairstyling by turning it upside-down with his new visions and concepts.
Hair by Vidal Sassoon - Spiral Curls
Vidal was inspired by modern architecture; the way the structure of buildings graced the land, ushered the modernist angles into his early hairstyling techniques. He translated this into the way he did hair. He knew how to create art on someone’s head that suited their bone structure and face shape. This is something that is not simply taught, but a gift that you are born with.
I have to be honest, it totally makes me smile when I think of this iconic gentleman slapping a clients hand away with the comb if they tried to touch it mid-cut or mid-style. He also lost patience when his clients gave too much input and once threw his shears in the air out of frustration, and they stuck in the ceiling! Classic!
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It could be argued that the Oscars are all about the fashion. Hollywood beauties strutted the red carpet with flawless skin and glossy lips during this year’s Oscars, the most glamorous event of the year and the beauty industry’s biggest source of inspiration.
Check out our Beauty Spotlight predictions based on the style highlights from this year’s most notable hair and makeup looks. From shiny waves and sleek buns to glam ponytails and undone chignons, the Oscars always inspire the hottest hair looks for brides and 2012 was no exception. While most of the stars opted for up-dos, a few went with half-up dos.
Here, the red carpet styles we love:
Celebrity Beauty Trends Inspired By The 84th Academy Awards
Just like our brides this year’s Oscars top bridal muses Milla Jovovich, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Cameron Diaz were all in white. The winning recipe: glowing skin, effortless elegant hairstyles paired with subtle smoky eyes in shimmery nude shades are the timeless choices that displayed the level of sophistication that predict the requests from this year’s brides to be.
Milla Jovovich’s subtly styled chic bob will inspire brides to add tousled waves to create texture and volume to their bridal hairdos.
Berenice Bejo - French braided Chignon
Berenice Bejo’s lovely French braided Chignon… Braided hairstyles will make a serious impact on brides everywhere.
Posted February 28th, 2012. Add a comment
The date of the Royal Wedding – Friday, 29th April – is inching ever closer… How will Kate Middleton’s makeup measure up to history?
Kate Middleton - Just a little powder to kill the shine would have not hurt here...
It has been reported that she will be doing her own makeup on the big day, however, she has decided to take private lessons with a professional makeup artist. I applaud her for this decision at least. I always inform my brides that if they insist on doing their own makeup for their weddings, that a lesson or two is crucial to a photo ready look.
With 1,900 guests in attendance and the eyes of the world set to be upon her, Kate Middleton’s ‘bridal makeup look’ will be scrutinized in fashion magazines and the web for months to come. Wouldn’t you want your wedding day makeup to be absolutely flawless? I hope Kate practiced everything she learned in her makeup lessons and I hope that she will not be so nervous that she forgets everything! A little back up assistance wouldn’t hurt though, especially for the touch-ups. Good luck Kate!
Brides throughout history have used makeup to enhance their looks. Royal Brides of the past used cosmetic formulas that were also used in aphrodisiacs. However, vanity was still an issue, so cosmetics still had a place on the face. The ancient Romans believed a woman without paint is like food without salt.
Moral of the story… Most women think they know how to do their own makeup. They’ll do it every day and they’ll think it looks good. But what you see face-to-face, and what the camera sees, are two different things. Hiring someone with a professional makeup background who understands how makeup reads in a photograph is an advantage.
If you prefer to do it yourself… Learning how to create a photo ready makeup look is a valuable skill that will empower your beauty and self confidence on your big day and any other time you want to create a special look for your self.
For info on creating a photo ready makeup look, go to: Bridal Makeup Lesson Workshop