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CHROMAT is undoubtedly one of the most interesting brands showing at NY Fashion Week. Their shows are never just ‘models walking down a runway’. They’re a unique spectacle, showcasing some of the most innovative, and architectural clothing of the week. Who else uses glowing LCD lights strapped onto models’ clothing, and foreheads? No one.
Designer Becca McCharen keeps things fresh by reimagining and reinterpreting Chromat’s original cage lingerie and body garments in new ways each season. For fall, that included the addition of feathers, 3d printed jewelry, and more swimwear.
One of my very favorite shows each nyfw is The Blonds. Even shooting dozens of shows a season, one rarely gets a change to see such truly amazing pieces of wearable art on the runway, and such a magnificent spectacle at a fashion show.
As highly glamorous as the clothes may be, the entire production — hair, nails, and makeup, at a Blonds show is mind-blowingly haute.
Bumble and Bumble’s Laurent Philippon created a “helmet hair” look for this season’s biker chic themed show.
Each model wore a motorcycle helmet with long, thick, horse tail-esque ponies attached to the back.
To get the look, the synthetic hair was steamed using a garment steamer.
Hair was then sharply chopped, to create a blunt ponytail. (Under the helmets, only Bumble and Bumble gel was used to wrap the models’ hair close to their heads.)
CND’s Kristina Estabrooks, who creates hands down the most intense nail art I’ve ever seen time and time again for The Blonds, designed the nails used for this season’s show. Materials used included leather and glass!
The full product list, and instructions to get the look can be found here.
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Shirt: Christopher Kane, Clutch: Fleet Ilya, Shoes: Jil Sander, Gauntlet: Custom Made by Madeline Hart
Not only is Tony a good friend of mine, but he’s probably one of the most stylish men I know. His blog Post.Fashionism features the best of womens (and men’s!) fashion. Check it out for endless sartorial inspiration.
®2011 Rachel Scroggins/The Greyest Ghost