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We’re only halfway through Fashion Month, but we’ve already had plenty of wowza beauty moments. That Rodarte hair rosette? Michael Kors' two-tone eyes? Priceless. As always, while we looked in awe at these high-impact hair and makeup looks, we had to pause and bring ourselves back down to Earth: There’s just no way these looks could work IRL, right?
Looks like it’s time for another round of Runway vs. Real Girl! We took two of the most stunning, slightly off-the-wall looks — Marc by Marc Jacobs’ maxed-out curls and lacquered lip, plus Jason Wu’s pastel eyes and origami hair — and had the pros recreate them on our brave victims…er, real girls. Read on to see if they pulled it off, and to get the scoop on how these bananas beauty looks came together.
Makeup by Katie Mellinger; Hair by Noelle Chen for Kérastase and Daniela Schult for Cutler Salon; Models Emily Theobald and Inez Galvez.
Photographed by Amelia Alpaugh
We'd be lying if we said we didn't pay more attention to our outfits during Fashion Week. Everyone, we imagine, spends a little bit more time staring into the abyss of their closet when they know street style photographers will be out. In NYC, this meant finding outfits that could withstand the heat. In London, the move read
There are so many reasons to love October. The leaves start turning, the temperatures cool (but aren't yet frigid), and it's acceptable to count pumpkin spice as part of your daily vegetable intake. And, on the very last day of the month, you get to put on a disguise and gallivant about town. It's a time to let your read