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What I Wore — A Blush Pink Coat Makes Everything Rosy

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Last week, I visited a nearby school to offer students career advice and talk about the many different opportunities available to them thanks to the rise of social media.

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What I Wore — Pre-Oscars Glam Outfit For “Acceso Total NY” Appearance

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The Academy Awards will be broadcast this coming Sunday so, in anticipation of the year’s most talked-about red carpet event, I stopped by Telemundo NY’s “Acceso Total” this morning to chat about some of the makeup trends we’ve seen this season.

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A Dark Romance — Blackened Aubergine Lips And Luminous Lids At Rodarte Fall 2016

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Designing sisters Laura and Kate Mulleavy made us an offer we couldn’t refuse when they presented the Fall 2016 Rodarte collection during New York Fashion Week, a cinematic spectacle that often referenced Francis Ford Coppola’s The Godfather.

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A View To A Killer Look — The All-Seeing Nails And Dramatic Cat Eyes At Libertine Fall 2016

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If there’s one show during New York Fashion Week in which you’re guaranteed to see refreshingly over-the-top, unconventional, larger-than-life nails and show-stopping makeup, it’s Libertine.

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Beige Goes Pop — Daring Splashes Of Color Invigorate A Neutral Beauty Look At Mansur Gavriel AW16

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To showcase their new handbags and footwear for Fall/Winter 2016, Rachel Mansur and Floriana Gavriel, the New York City-based design duo behind accessories brand Mansur Gavriel, transformed a space into a faux residence with a minimalist aesthetic, creating a living room and kitchenette adorned with nude carpeting, blonde wood tables, taupe settees and ottomans, and shaggy faux fur throws in a light nude hue.

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Rad Replicants — Cyborg-Inspired Makeup At Opening Ceremony Fall 2016

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As a tribute to neofuturistic concept artist Syd Mead, the genius behind the aesthetic feel of the dystopian universes in such iconic science-fiction films as Blade Runner and Alien, makeup artist Yadim decided to explore the blurry line between cyborgs and humans via the look he created for the Opening Ceremony Fall 2016 show.

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Textured Black Nails With Gold Foil Details At Tadashi Shoji Fall 2016

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Most of the nail looks seen during New York Fashion Week Fall 2016 thus far have been almost jarringly subdued given that the autumn and winter months are typically rife with decadent chocolate and creamy toffee hues, not to mention jewel-toned emerald and ruby shades, and bling-y accents.

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Textured Nails And Snow-Covered Lashes At Jonathan Simkhai Fall 2016

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Makeup artist Erin Parsons seems to have recalled Maria Von Trapp’s “Favorite Things” when creating the beauty look for the Jonathan Simkhai Fall 2016 show during New York Fashion Week — particularly the “snow flakes that stay on your nose and eyelashes” entry in her list.

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Coral Crush-Worthy Nail Look At Rebecca Minkoff Fall 2016

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The nail look created by Michelle Saunders for essie for the Rebecca Minkoff Fall/Winter 2016 show was characterized by a distinctively ’70s color scheme and a geometric motif that nodded to a retro era while staying grounded in contemporary terms.

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Flushed Cheeks And Just-Bitten Pouts Created A Chilly Beauty Look At Nicole Miller Fall 2016

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 Though we’ve seen some bold pouts during New York Fashion Week AW16 thus far, there’s also been a surprising number of minimalist beauty looks involving lips neutralized with concealer, cheeks and mouths given just a hint of pink or peach color (dabbed in for an even more subdued effect), eyelids left completely bare or dusted with ruddy earth tones or a lavender wash, and nails coated with sheer polishes.

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