(Original story published on Wednesday March 4th, 2015 on Slice.ca.)
For most people, fashion week is all about the clothes. But for us beauty-obsessed folk, it’s also about trends in hair, makeup, manis, pedis, and everything in between.
And so we’ve rounded up the craziest, prettiest and coolest looks from fashion week so far. From wacky eye colours to stunning lengthy locks, here are 20 looks every beauty lover needs to see.
Effortlessness was the name of the game at the Rochas show, where models wore their naturally untamed locks in an easy low ponytail.
Thakoon’s Precision Part
The hair was sleek, straight and parted in a serious right angle at the Thakoon show, courtesy of Keratase USA.
Victoria Beckham’s Pony Buns
It was a hybrid of ponytails and buns at Victoria Beckham’s show in NYC.
Victoria Beckham’s Teared Eyes
As for the makeup at the Victoria Beckham show, models wore eyeliner that was smudged just so, to get the effect that they were holding back a tear or two.
Burberry’s Sophisticated Sex Kittens
Loose, tousled waves, smoky eyes and nude lips were equal parts sexy and sophisticated at the Burberry show.
Erdem’s Mod Ponytails
Channel Erdem’s mod look with a deep part, a low ponytail, and a bobby pin to keep your hair out of your eyes.
Rachel’s Barbie Girls
Dough-eyed and luminous, the models at the Rachel Zoe show channelled everyone’s favourite leggy doll.
Giles’ Gothic Lips
Matte black lips lended the models at the Giles show a gothic hand.
Proenza Schouler’s Inner Liner
Proenza Schouler took a different approach to their makeup, opting for the reverse cat-eye, where the liner was heaviest closest to the models’ noses, and thinned out across the lids.
Jeremy Scott’s Technicoloured Eyes
At Jeremy Scott, the girls donned bold, fan-like eyeshadow in saturated primary shades.
Jeremy Scott’s Punk ‘Dos
The hair at the Jeremy Scott show was just as edgy as the shadow. Choppy fringe and neon highlights topped off the models’ looks.
MaxMara’s Wet Styles
No time for a blow dry? So what? The MaxMara show proved wet locks can be just as proper as coiffed manes, when they’re teamed with a low part, natural waves, and barely-there makeup.
Adam Selman’s Amy Winehouse Tribute
The models walking in the Adam Selman show paid tribute to Amy Winehouse and her notorious messy beehive hairstyle.
Marc Jacobs’ Punk Group
At the Marc Jacobs show, models donned high-top buns, black lipstick and defined eyes. This new form of punk packs a serious edgy-chic punch.
Mary Katrantzou’s Teary Eyes
Similar to the teary-liner at the Victoria Beckham show, Mary Katrantzou’s girls wore prominent smudges of liner in the middle of their lower lids.
Badgley Mischka’s Cat Women
Who needs cat woman’s mask when you’ve got a swipe of heavy black eyeshadow? Models at the Badgley Mischka show were given a dominatrix edge with heavily lined eyes and a matte complexion.
Ashley Williams’ Bordeaux Pout
Dark, glossy and gothic, Ashley Williams’ models donned deep crimson lips at her show this season.
Marc By Marc Jacobs’ Wet ‘Dos
Wet ‘dos were also spotted in New York, where the models at the Marc by Marc Jacobs’ show let their locks air dry–with gorgeous waves, mind you–on the runway.
Preen’s Frizzy Manes
The models at Preen were taken on a trip down memory lane– before the first hair straightener was ever invented–as they donned frizzy, pyramid-shaped locks at the show in London.
Rochas’ Flower Girls
Last year, we saw the trend of men donning flowers in their beard… did Rochas just make wearing flowers on your face a trend?