NYFW SPRING/SUMMER 2019 : SNEAK PEEKS DAYS ONE AND TWO

My day one wasn’t the same as everyone else’s– I started shooting shows on Friday and Saturday. But here are some of my favorites. As usual, expect full show recaps to begin in about a week. But for now, some sneak peeks:

Jonathan Simkhai:
NYFW SS19 Sneak Peek - Jonathan Simkhai 003

NYFW SS19 Sneak Peek - Jonathan Simkhai 008

Hair: TRESemmé, Nails:Côte, Makeup: Maybelline

NYFW SS19 Sneak Peek - Jonathan Simkhai 006

NYFW SS19 Sneak Peek - Jonathan Simkhai 002

NYFW SS19 Sneak Peek - Jonathan Simkhai 007

Street Style, before CHROMAT:

Tierra Benton:
NYFW SS19 Sneak Peek - Street Style 003

Leyna Bloom:
NYFW SS19 Sneak Peek - Street Style 004

Cushnie:
NYFW SS19 Sneak Peek -Cushnie 001

Hair by TRESemmé

NYFW SS19 Sneak Peek -Cushnie 002

All Photos and Content ®2018 Rachel Scroggins/The Greyest Ghost.

Advertisements

THE BLONDS F/W 2018: BACKSTAGE

The Blonds FW18 Backstage 037

The Blonds FW18 Backstage 052

The Blonds show what is arguably one of the most fun and innovative collections each NY Fashion Week. Season after season, no one else produces such over the top amazing looks, that find a home on red carpets and concert stages around the world.

The Blonds FW18 Backstage 023

Preciosa crystals were also featured, along with bondage belts and accessories form new collaborator CreepyYeha.

The Blonds FW18 Backstage 034

This season’s phenomenal nail look from longtime Blonds collaborators CND was inspired by the theme of good vs evil, and “Lucifer as a powerful woman”. Frescos, Red spikes, and studs made frequent appearances, in both the nail art and clothing.

The Blonds FW18 Backstage 009

The outstanding nails featured crystals, spikes, flames, crocodile print, heavenly frescos, CND Shellac Gel Polish, and suede.

The Blonds FW18 Backstage 006

The Blonds FW18 Backstage 007

“The whole story starts with Lucifer as a female. A strong powerful female, burning in the fire, finding the melted, molten marble, protecting herself with armor, and finding her spikes and her crystals”

The Blonds FW18 Backstage 020

The complete show’s worth of nails took the CND team over 400 hours to complete!

The Blonds FW18 Backstage 010

The Blonds FW18 Backstage 036

Sky high hair do’s by ORIBE topped off models’ looks:
The Blonds FW18 Backstage 004

While longtime Blonds collaborator Kabuku once again provided a bold makeup look for the show:

The Blonds FW18 Backstage 019

The Blonds FW18 Backstage 017
Kabuki finishing Daphne Guinness’ makeup.

The Blonds FW18 Backstage 018
Daphne’s body suit, by The Blonds.

The Blonds FW18 Backstage 011

The Blonds FW18 Backstage 001

The Blonds FW18 Backstage 024
The accessories are always just as fun as the clothes.

The Blonds FW18 Backstage 026

The Blonds FW18 Backstage 027

The Blonds FW18 Backstage 030
Daphne Guinness, who performed during the show.

The Blonds FW18 Backstage 031

The Blonds FW18 Backstage 032

The Blonds FW18 Backstage 033

The Blonds FW18 Backstage 034

The Blonds FW18 Backstage 038

The Blonds FW18 Backstage 039

The finished nail look:

The Blonds FW18 Backstage 040

The Blonds FW18 Backstage 041

The Blonds FW18 Backstage 046

Lil Kim backstage after the show:
The Blonds FW18 Backstage 054

Model Iskra Lawrence:
The Blonds FW18 Backstage 055

See the full photo set here.

All Photos and Content ®2018 Rachel Scroggins/The Greyest Ghost.

FALL/WINTER 2018 NYFW SNEAK PEEKS:

As is tradition, I post some of my best shots from each show that I covered this season of fashion week before writing full, in depth posts later. This time, I decided to do one big post with the best images!

Prabal Gurung:

FW18 NYFW SNEAK PEEKS- Prabal Gurung 001

FW18 NYFW SNEAK PEEKS- Prabal Gurung 008

FW18 NYFW SNEAK PEEKS- Prabal Gurung 005

FW18 NYFW SNEAK PEEKS- Prabal Gurung 004

Continue reading

JEREMY SCOTT S/S 2018: BACKSTAGE

Jeremy Scott S-S 2018 016

Jeremy Scott’s fashion shows are vibrant, colorful affairs in the sea of NYFW “sameness”. Along with the always funky and fun clothing, it’s the perfect environment to catch some of the most innovative and creative beauty brands in the business at work.

Jeremy Scott S-S 2018 008

Backstage, the ever trendsetting CND showcased bright neon nails, with glitter dipped fingertips. Created by CND Creative Ambassador Miss Pop, the look perfectly complimented the intergalactic space odyssey themed collection by Scott.

Jeremy Scott S-S 2018 006

After dusting the fingers with silver glitter, the CND team applied nails painted with 2 alternating shades of CND Shellac. Hot Pop Pink, and a neon orange from the upcoming Spring 2018 collection. The oval shaped nails also alternated both gloss, and matte topcoats. Shellac Matte Top Coat created the matte look.

Jeremy Scott S-S 2018 005

Jeremy Scott S-S 2018 021

Jeremy Scott S-S 2018 017

Jeremy Scott S-S 2018 012

Frequent Jeremy Scott collaborator and MAC Key Makeup Artist Kabuki created a more subtle look than usual for this season’s runway show.

Studio Waterweight Foundation, and Studio Correct and Conceal palette were used to lightly correct and create “newborn baby skin”. For the eyes, lashes were curled, and eyebrows were brushed upward. But no mascara was used. A sheer lip color was then applied in matching tones to mimic each model’s natural lip shade. To finish the look, crystals were dotted under models’ eyes to incorporate the “bling” of the collection.

Jeremy Scott S-S 2018 026

Jeremy Scott S-S 2018 007

Jeremy Scott S-S 2018 002
Supermodel Coco Rocha

Jeremy Scott S-S 2018 004

Jeremy Scott S-S 2018 022

To complete the behind the scenes looks, Wella Professionals Global Creative Director and ghd Ambassador, Eugene Souleiman created “sassy” party girl hair styles, unique to each model.

Souleimain said: ““I wanted to create something wearable that is unique to each models individual character. In the past we have created strong, conceptual looks that embrace the mood of the clothes and the statement Jeremy is making. This season the statement is, there is no statement. The hair is relaxed and beautiful. I want every girl to look in the mirror and like the way they look, then leave the show wearing the look.”

Jeremy Scott S-S 2018 032
Gigi’s bouncy  ponytail

Jeremy Scott S-S 2018 024
Karlie in the styling chair

To get the look:
1. Blow dry wet hair to straighten and lengthen using ghd Air Hairdryer and Wella Professionals EIMI Perfect Me to hold hair in place
2. Prep hair with Wella Professionals EIMI Extra Volume Mousse, pressing into the hair rather than brushing through to add sharpness and definition and then pull hair back and shape into ponytail ensuring hair is high enough
3. Starting at the roots, use ghd Platinum styler to work downwards, adding more tension as you pull hair down to craft a sleek, straight look. Let hair cool down and then brush out the pony
4. To finish the look spray Wella Professionals EIMI Stay Firm for a strong, controlled finish — VIA WELLA.

Jeremy Scott S-S 2018 028
Jasmine Tookes with a cute updo

Jeremy Scott S-S 2018 015

Jeremy Scott S-S 2018 033

See the full photo set here.

All Photos and Content ®2017-2018 Rachel Scroggins/The Greyest Ghost.

SPRING/SUMMER 2018 SNEAK PEEKS: DAY FOUR

Sandy Liang:

Sneak Peeks- Sandy Liang S-S 2018 001

Sneak Peeks- Sandy Liang S-S 2018 002

Sneak Peeks- Sandy Liang S-S 2018 003

Hair: Danilo for Amika. Makeup: Koh Gen Do

Sneak Peeks- Sandy Liang S-S 2018 005

Designer Sandy Liang with her models.

Sneak Peeks- Sandy Liang S-S 2018 004

Sneak Peeks- Sandy Liang S-S 2018 008

Sneak Peeks- Sandy Liang S-S 2018 007

Sneak Peeks- Sandy Liang S-S 2018 009

Stay tuned for a full show recap soon!

All Photos and Content ®2017 Rachel Scroggins/The Greyest Ghost.

SPRING/SUMMER 2018 SNEAK PEEKS: DAY THREE

Self Portrait:

Sneak Peeks- Self Portrait S-S 2018 001

Hair: Bumble and Bumble. Makeup: Maybelline. Nails: Morgan Taylor.

Sneak Peeks- Self Portrait S-S 2018 002

Sneak Peeks- Self Portrait S-S 2018 003

Sneak Peeks- Self Portrait S-S 2018 005

Karen Gillan

Sneak Peeks- Self Portrait S-S 2018 006

Maggie Gyllenhaal

Sneak Peeks- Self Portrait S-S 2018 004

Jaime King and Rachel Bilson

Sneak Peeks- Self Portrait S-S 2018 007

Sneak Peeks- Self Portrait S-S 2018 008

Sneak Peeks- Self Portrait S-S 2018 009

Stay tuned for a full show recap soon!

All Photos and Content ®2017 Rachel Scroggins/The Greyest Ghost.

F/W 2017 SNEAK PEEKS: DAY FOUR: JONATHAN SIMKHAI AND GEORGINE

JONATHAN SIMKHAI:

SNEAK PEEKS- JONATHAN SIMKHAI FALL-WINTER 2017 002

SNEAK PEEKS- JONATHAN SIMKHAI FALL-WINTER 2017 001

SNEAK PEEKS- JONATHAN SIMKHAI FALL-WINTER 2017 003

SNEAK PEEKS- JONATHAN SIMKHAI FALL-WINTER 2017 004

SNEAK PEEKS- JONATHAN SIMKHAI FALL-WINTER 2017 006

SNEAK PEEKS- JONATHAN SIMKHAI FALL-WINTER 2017 007

SNEAK PEEKS- JONATHAN SIMKHAI FALL-WINTER 2017 008

GEORGINE:

SNEAK PEEKS- GEORGINE FALL-WINTER 2017 009

SNEAK PEEKS- GEORGINE FALL-WINTER 2017 010

All Photos and Content ®2017 Rachel Scroggins/The Greyest Ghost

F/W 2017 SNEAK PEEKS: DAY THREE – TANYA TAYLOR, JEREMY SCOTT, AND CHROMAT

TANYA TAYLOR:

SNEAK PEEKS- TANYA TAYLOR FALL-WINTER 2017 004

SNEAK PEEKS- TANYA TAYLOR FALL-WINTER 2017 001

SNEAK PEEKS- TANYA TAYLOR FALL-WINTER 2017 005

SNEAK PEEKS- TANYA TAYLOR FALL-WINTER 2017 002

SNEAK PEEKS- TANYA TAYLOR FALL-WINTER 2017 006

SNEAK PEEKS- TANYA TAYLOR FALL-WINTER 2017 003

JEREMY SCOTT:

SNEAK PEEKS- JEREMY SCOTT FALL-WINTER 2017 001

SNEAK PEEKS- JEREMY SCOTT FALL-WINTER 2017 002

SNEAK PEEKS- JEREMY SCOTT FALL-WINTER 2017 003

SNEAK PEEKS- JEREMY SCOTT FALL-WINTER 2017 006

SNEAK PEEKS- JEREMY SCOTT FALL-WINTER 2017 005

CHROMAT:

SNEAK PEEKS- CHROMAT FALL-WINTER 2017 002

SNEAK PEEKS- CHROMAT FALL-WINTER 2017 001

SNEAK PEEKS- CHROMAT FALL-WINTER 2017 003

SNEAK PEEKS- CHROMAT FALL-WINTER 2017 004

SNEAK PEEKS- CHROMAT FALL-WINTER 2017 005

All Photos and Content ®2017 Rachel Scroggins/The Greyest Ghost

See all the NYFW F/W 2017 Sneak Peeks here.