Backstage Beauty At New York Fashion Week: The Next-Season Mani To Nail Now

NYFW: The New Season Mani You Need Now

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by Grazia |

The sun may have come out in NYC for Day Two of fashion week, but the temperatures backstage dropped further. We say, lucky for the abundance of marvelous makeup moments to keep us distracted. Here are the best bitd...

New Product Alert!

Prabal Gurung’s latest collaboration with nail brand Sally Hanson was revealed backstage yesterday by NYC manicurist Jin Soon to rapturous applause from models and editors alike. The chic slate ‘Concrete Jungle’ was chosen for the show, while some model nails were topped with an extra stripe of the navy ‘Midnight Affair.’ Out in autumn, we’ll be bagging the lot.

A Not-So Romantic Valentine

Session stylist Orlando Pita spent his Valentine's night cutting out these beauties from sheet leather for the Derek Lam show – ‘They’re exact copies of those that my female classmates wore in the 70s,’ he told us. And aren’t they just lovely?

Try VB’s Burgundy Eye

‘This season’s Victoria Beckham girl is a little more seductive,’ explained international face painter Pat McGrath in a jam-packed backstage area in the Financial District yesterday. ‘We went for a disheveled sweep of black eyeliner with a dab of burgundy in the middle of the lower lash line. Victoria loved the decadence of this addition – 'These girls look like they have been partying all night.'

Beautiful Buns

Forget ballet buns and tighter-than-tight topknots, because according to hair hero Orlando Pita, next season's bun comes low-slung and imperfect in form. At DVF he used the brand new TRESemmé with Get Sleek Creation Spray, £3.99 to style hair smooth before using his fingertips to pull hair back into nonchalant knot.

An All Star Cast

Prabal Gurung wowed crowds with its remarkable 35-part casting of supermodels past and present including Hilary Rhoda, Kirsty Hulme, Sasha Luss and Malaika Firth. Impressive or what?



Check out what Grazia's Beauty Editor has been up to backstage at New York Fashion Week in the gallery below...


Behind The Scenes At NYFW With Grazia Beauty Ed

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'She's Milla Jovovich in the Fifth Element meets Jean Seberg' - Gucci Westman @rag_bone #nyfw #backstagebeauty

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Then this happened at Grand Central Station... @zac_posen #modelboard #nyfw

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Do it like @ctilburymakeup for @donnakaran . Because why wouldn't you? #goodlook #nyfw #backstagebeauty

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A generous dose of wefts makes for marvellously swishy hair by our fave @eugenesouleiman @donnakaran #nyfw #backstagebeauty

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@31philliplim cool kids... #nyfw #backstagebeauty

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YES @31philliplim !!! Got to love an oxblood red mouth - especially when it comes courtesy of Francelle Daly and @narsissist #backstagebeauty #nyfw

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90s supermodel Kirsty Hume was part of an all star model casting @prabalgurung yesterday #backstagebeauty #nyfw

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@orlandopita is on a role with his lust-worthy hair accessories this week - Yesterday at Derek Lam and today @houseofherrera #nyfw #backsagebeauty

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YES @houseofherrera !!!! #backsagebeauty #nyfw #TRESmbfw

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Low slung , undone buns by the awesome @orlandopita the order of the day at DVF #backsagebeauty #nyfw #TRESmbfw

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Bonkers for buns at DVF #backsagebeauty #nyfw #TRESmbfw #moodboards

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The 90's Peter Lindburgh visual that inspired the side partings and textured ponytails @mishanonoo where models were also asked to do their own hair. #TRESmbfw @tresemme #NYFW

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Sun kissed Santa Fe ski by the marvellous @thevalgarland at Herve Leger #backstagebeauty #nyfw #TRESmbfw

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Gothic rock and rollers @alexanderwangny by a beauty dream team of Guido Palau and Diane Kendal #redken @narsissist #backstagebeauty #TRESmbfw

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@orlandopita spent Valentines Day making these beauties for the Derek Lam show - copies of those that his female classmates wore in 70s. #artsandcrafts #backsagebeauty #nyfw

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