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New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2014

I had trouble sleeping last night because I was so excited for this morning. I'm flying into NYC today for Fashion Week! Last year was my first year attending and it was a ton of fun, but extremely intense. I had great NYC blogger friends (shout out to the Collective!) who gave me advice and tips, but it was still a really hectic week!
Me at Daily lounge during NYFW '12

This year I feel much more prepared, but I'm sure it will be just as much of a whirlwind as it was last year. If you'll be in town for your first Fashion Week in NYC, here are my tips to you (paying it forward!):
  • Stay organized by adding all of your shows to Google Calendar or some kind of calendar that will send you reminders. Sync this with your phone so you have it handy at all times. Make sure to add physical and email addresses into the invite details.
  • Leave yourself time to get in between shows. Basically, don't overbook yourself! Map out the shows on a map if they're not all in Lincoln Center to make sure you have enough time to get from one to the other.
  • There is a lot of pressure to wear horribly uncomfortable shoes to look good...if you must, pack comfortable ones in your purse to switch out in between shows.
  • Bring band aids for blisters. There's a lot of walking to be done!
  • Pack your make up for touch ups. It's going to be a warm weekend and you may work up a sweat getting between shows. You always want to be camera ready when at shows.
  • Gift bags and swag are great, but remember that you will have to carry these bags around all keep this in mind and only take what you truly want. 
  • Bring snacks!
  • Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated. 
  • Fashion show etiquette: If you RSVP for a party or show, go! If you can't make it, email your contact and let them know. Chances are, there are several people on a waiting list, wanting to attend.
If you can't make it to NYC but want to stay up to date with shows, trends and the behind the scene action, check out the following....

NYFW Coverage is sharing great video coverage of shows. Check them out here!

Donna Karan's DKNY Spring 13 show at

CND Behind the Stage - details on their blog.

NY Fashion Week Guide - Part 1

NY Fashion Week is full steam ahead! Even if you're not in front row for the shows (I'm not!), there are several events going on in the city. And if you're not in the area, you can still check out live streaming shows from your couch. Check these out:

Get behind the scene footage from TINte Cosmetics at the W118 by Walter Baker show! Follow them on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube to get a peak behind stage!

Maybelline New York will be partnering up with YouTube to stream live Fashion Week shows, news, beauty tips and fashion tips all throughout Fashion Week. Check out!

Livestream invites you to experience Fashion Night Out and MADE Fashion Week's live runway shows on New Livestream. See what's happening on & off the runway!

If you're in NYC:

Stop by the Beauty Bus in Lincoln Center, Sept 7 & 8 from Noon to 6pm each day. Hair Room Service, celebrity stylist mobile salon, and StyleHaul, the largest original fashion and beauty video content community, will be making over Manhattan, from the bus! Celebrity stylists will be armed with OSiS by Schwarzkopf Professional and NYX Cosmetics to bring the trends from the runways to the street! Stop by for a makeup and hair touch up or mini manicure! More details here.

More events to come - Stay Tuned!

Total Beauty Post - NYFW Hair & Makeup Tutorials

Not in your Manolos, sitting front row at all the shows? No bother, we bring the hottest hair and makeup looks from the runway to you
The Latest Hair and Makeup Tutorials from NYFW
This is a makeup tutorial article
From the '60s-inspired makeup at Gwen Stefani's L.A.M.B. show to the geisha-esque buns on the Zac Posen runway, we've got you covered with the latest looks from Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week. See how to recreate the chicest hair and makeup all on your own here.

Runway, Real Way, NARS Way

NARS’ latest project: “Runway, Real Way, NARS Way,” is a series of three videos illustrating how women can achieve the NARS look, inspired by Fall/Winter 2010 New York Fashion Week.

Each video, filmed backstage at NY Fashion Week, features a wearable take on the stylized NARS makeup runway look that will be easy for women everywhere to recreate. Always a proponent of real beauty, the models featured in the videos are women from the NARS Marketing team. Below is the video for the Marc Jacobs runway look, Lightly-defined Eyes.

New York Fashion Week Break- Zoya Nail Polish

I'm seeing a trend...nude nails are a must to complete the runway looks...

As the official nail care sponsor for the Rachel Roy Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Fall 2009
Fashion Presentation Zoya Nail Polish was pleased to grace the tips for the wonderful parade of Rachel Roy style... All of the models wore Zoya in Tasha (often referred to as the "perfect nude nail polish" by editorial manicurist Jackie Saulsbery).

Upcoming - futuristic - fashion label Ohne Titel (Designed by Flora Gill and Alexa Adams) worked the NYFW runway with lot of black sculptural pieces, draping, sky high shoes (by Cesare Paciotti) and nude nails (by Zoya Nail Polish). Avant garde fashions' favorite manicurist Jackie Saulsbery used Zoya in Gretchen and Dea to provide the collections perfect nude nail - the runways love Zoya Nail Polish!

Targeted at women of all ages with an eye for the wearable "street looks" of today the Tory Burch show delivered and featured a nude Zoya nail! At the designers request, manicurist Jackie Saulsberry and her assistants kept the nails classy, natural and ultra shiny. First all hands and feet were prepped with Qtica Smart Spa Anti-Bacterial Spray (the Germinator) followed by the Zoya Color Lock System (Remove +, Anchor Base Coat, Armor Top Coat and Hurry Up Speed Dry Drops) for a super clean, glossy nail look which complimented the fashions perfectly.