We all know red lips is hot hot hot this season and at the backstage of Focus Fashion Chicago 2008′s Allure of Couture show, Lancome’s Alex Sanchez takes the look to a whole new level and gives us the 411 on how to nail it.
As promised, below are a few trends I spotted on the high street during my short stay in the oh-so-fashionable London town.
Trend #1: Plaid
From shirts, dresses, shoes, scarfs to bags, plaid or check (as the English would call it) is everywhere.
Sienna Miller, Vanessa Hudgens and Lauren Conrad in plaid
I have always loved Nicole Richie‘s sense of style (she is living proof that you do not need to be 5’10 to look good) and in the latest September issue of Glamour, she gave us a few tips on fashion and beauty.
Celebrity hairstylist and founder of Kronos Hair products, Dusty Simington, has a rather interesting beauty philosophy that reminds me of a saying by Helena Rubinstein – “There are no ugly women, only lazy ones.” Dusty believes that “With all that information and technology out there, no one can look bad. People who do are simply stupid.” While some people might find that harsh, I think there is some truth to it.
I met Dusty at the Total Beauty Blog Summit 2008 where he gave us a brief introduction on his upcoming line of hair products and a few pointers for fall hair trends. I also pulled him aside for a quick interview just for you guys!
Here are some of the trends spotted on the Fall 2008 runway shows. Any thoughts?
* Strong Brows
Ladies, brows are back this fall! Models at the Prada and Fendi shows strutted their stuff in tied-back hair with thick, perfectly arched brows and nude pink lips. To copy the look, simply lay off the tweezing and start growing your brows. If you are one of those who do not have a lot to work with, fill in your eyebrows with a pencil then run a matching eyebrow powder over it and seal the look with a clear eyebrow gel.