Emerald green is having a big moment in 2013, and not just because it was named Pantone's color of the year. Oz the Great and Powerful, set in the fictional Emerald City, was just released, giving the shade an extra boost in popularity. And besides, the rich, cool-toned hue looks gorgeous on most complexions and makes all eye colors pop, depending on what shade you use. See a variety of gorgeous emerald products you'll want to get your hands on.
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen joined CFDA President Diane von Furstenberg and Nadja Swarovski at the new CFDA offices in lower Manhattan to announce the nominees and honorees for the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards. The duo, who took home last year's womenswear designer of the year award, aren't up for a nomination this time around, but they stepped out in two chic takes on black for their special cameo. Watch on for all the details on this year's talented nominees.
Couture . . . Chanel . . . Le Grand Palais . . . these are only a few of the reasons we wax poetic about Paris Fashion Week! Between Karl Lagerfeld's global spectacle, H&M's return to the runway, the Swarovski Paris Haute Couture exhibition, and the unstoppable street style, there's more than a few moments that topped the charts at Fashion Week in the City of Light. But we're narrowing it down to just the crème de la crème. See the top 10 reasons we love Paris Fashion Week right here!
On the streets of Paris style takes precedence, especially when Fashion Week is in full effect. The ultrachic attendees gathered outside the venues are a show unto themselves — and one of our favorite parts of Paris Fashion Week. Get a glimpse of all the outrageous, gorgeous, and awe-inspiring street styles that give PFW its je ne sais quoi right here.
Chanel goes global, and Saint Laurent takes on grunge — are you dying to know what else c'est passé a Paris? Our fashion and beauty director, Melissa Liebling-Goldberg, has all the fashionably French scoop straight from the Chanel Fall 2013 show. Click on to check it out now!
When you're out shopping for the hottest nail hues for Spring, look no further than the Jin Soon Botanical Flowers Collection ($18 each). The five new shades touch on all the top seasonal trends, ranging from bold blues to pastel tones. Plus, they're the creation of Jin Soon Choi, the go-to manicurist for celebrities and designers alike, so you can't go wrong. Get a closer look at the vibrant hues when you watch.
For Fall 2013, MAC senior artist Chantel Miller took a long and haunting journey with the designers of Libertine using kohl, eyeliner, and a lot of precision. The final makeup look was a little more '60s with a mod twist, but at its inception, it provided a dark and haunting feel. Check out her techniques at the makeup test from New York Fashion Week.
It's time to kick off your (uber-high) heels, because low heels (3 inches and below) are breaking ground. Seen at runways like Marc Jacobs, Louis Vuitton, and Peter Som, this demure heel height isn't just more walkable; it's also right on trend. Watch our video to check out four pairs that will put a little Spring in your step right now.
For Lanvin's Fall 2013 collection, designer Alber Elbaz turned out ladylike silhouettes in dark, romantic shades, along with surprising accents like insects and flowers. Highlights included chain-link necklaces that read "HAPPY" and "HELP," gorgeous floral prints, and a few ruffles we can't live without. To see every look right off the runway, watch our video now!
Anne Hathaway scored an Oscar for best supporting actress looking radiant in a makeup palette consisting of petal-pink lips and flicked-out eyeliner. Chanel celebrity makeup artist Kate Lee not only made up Anne for the big show but also transformed her look quickly, using only eyeliner, for the Vanity Fair Oscars afterparty. Learn how to re-create both looks, step by step, in today's Celebrity Secret Weapon and if you're ready to try the full look yourself you can get all the products at Chanel.com. On Kirbie: BCBG Max Azria.
Want to know what's really happening at Paris Fashion Week, right now? Luckily, our fashion editors are on the scene and bringing you the scoop straight from the City of Light. Watch as they fill us in on H&M's very first runway show and afterparty, as well as Carven's Fall 2013 collection — which was filled with oversize coats, mod skirt suits, and surprising pastels.
We're taking you inside jewelry designer Jennifer Fisher's studio, where we're getting an inside look at her newest collection, aptly named The Darkside. From tough-girl spine bracelets to skull-trimmed necklaces and bangles, Jennifer's collection is perfect for the downtown girl who loves to show off some serious arm candy. Watch on to hear Jennifer's heart-wrenching story on how she got her start, and all about the style setters who rock her designs! On Allison McNamara: H&M top and skirt, Jennifer Fisher rings.
Tom Ford Beauty has just released its new Lip Color Shine collection ($48), a luxurious lineup of 10 semisheer shades. Chock-full of vivid brights and elegant nudes, these perfect-for-Spring hues embody the lip trends seen on the runways at New York Fashion Week. Get a first look at these luxe lip colors now. Please note: the box featured in the video is for display only and not available for purchase.
Minimize the clutter by whittling your on-the-go makeup bag down to the bare essentials. Whether you're going on a trip or just transitioning your look from work to play, we've got your makeup bag checklist. Say goodbye to a weighed-down bag. Plus, find out which three products to pack in your clutch for an evening out on the town.
Heading backstage at New York Fashion Week, we picked up a plethora of beauty tips. Hair, nail, and makeup experts give us premium access to their favorite tricks (particularly of the time-saving sentiment, since their jobs involved getting 30 or so models out in under an hour). So today we're paying it forward and letting you in on the top seven beauty tricks we learned at NYFW. They have truly changed our lives!
With the high-watt action of Oscars night comes an A-list set of social-media snaps. From behind-the-scenes styling sessions to last-minute wardrobe checks to of-the-moment outfit sneak peeks straight from the red carpet, we've culled the best (read: chicest) Instagram pictures from Hollywood's biggest night to keep you in the midst of it all. Just keep clicking.
When it came to makeup trends, the New York Fashion Week Fall 2013 runways were alive with color. High-voltage hues in the form of fuchsia lips graced models' faces at Diane von Furstenberg. Cat eyes got an upgrade at Michael Kors, thanks to artist Dick Page's masterful sweep of smoky black and soft pink hues. And at Rachel Zoe, oxblood lips made an appearance due to artist Charlotte Tilbury's top techniques. Check out our video now to see what's on the horizon for Fall.
According the New York Fashion Week runways, Fall 2013 hair trends will likely lean in the direction of braids, ponytails, and '90s grunge. In short, there's something for everyone: slicked-back ponytails like we saw from stylist Orlando Pita at Michael Kors, milkmaid braids spotted at Alice + Olivia, and plenty of grungy texture, as lead stylist Paul Hanlon created on models' strands backstage at 3.1 Phillip Lim. Not convinced you can pull any of this off? Watch our video to discover all the tricks to Fall 2013 hairstyling.
At New York Fashion Week Fall 2013, we couldn't help but fall in love with the nail looks backstage. From matte textures to geometric shapes to a whole new level of nude manicures, there were tons of techniques and hues to covet. Watch our video now to get the full scoop on what manicures you should opt for come September.