The Most Swoon-Worthy Trends from NYFW SS17

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The beauty looks from NYFW SS17 that we’re low-key obsessed with.

Hair Accessories FTW

The latest crop of hair accessories are less Blair Waldorf and more edgy and unexpected. Think buckles repurposed as hair ties and ‘90s bandana headbands, seen at Tibi and Baja East, respectively. See also: the hair at Adam Selman and Ryan Roche.


Two-Tone Lips

Bold, vibrant lip color gets an upgrade with a dual-toned application.

Jason Wu

At Jason Wu, makeup artist Yadim used a combo of Maybelline Loaded Bolds Lipstick in Orange Danger, Vivid Matte Liquid Lisptick in Orange Shot, and Colorblur Matte Lip Pencil in Cherry Cherry Bang Bang to create a fiery look.

Cushnie Et Ochs

At Cushnie Et Ochs, Sammy Mourabit for MAC painted the models’ lips with MAC Lip Pencil in Cherry and Pro Chromographic Lip Pencil in Process Magenta.

Fresh Makeup

No-makeup makeup isn’t going anywhere, as proven at shows like Zac Posen, Mansur Gavriel, and Tommy Hilfiger.

Mansur Gavriel

James Boehmer, Nars Director of Global Artistry, gave models at Mansur Gavriel a feathery brow and just-bitten lips, breathing new life into the no-makeup makeup trend.

Zac Posen

At Zac Posen, Diane Kendal for MAC perfected models’ skin with MAC Studio Waterweight Foundation and gave cheeks a natural, youthful flush with Powder Blush in Dame and Taupe.

Tommy Hilfiger

Makeup maven Pat McGrath kept things natural and pretty at Tommy Hilfiger, a look she described as “tomboyish but groomed.”

Slicked-Back Hair


The wet-hair look we’ve seen on runways past goes Cali-girl cool at Altuzarra. Gilbert created the pushed-back waves by applying Créme de la Créme and Forme Fatale before brushing hair back and drying with a diffuser.

Too-Cool Updos

Here’s how supermodels do formal hair.

Reem Acra

Thom Priano created this soft, charming style for Reem Acra. He used R+Co Continental Glossing Wax to give separation to curls, then smoothed on Tinsel Smoothing Oil for extra shine and to control flyaways.

All That Glitters

This season, glitter toed the line between whimsical and grown-up, and we couldn’t be more obsessed.

Vivian Tam

At Vivian Tam, Stila makeup artist Sarah Lucero accented models’ eyes with a bold dash of silver.


Models walking the runway at Rodarte sported nails adorned with gold glitter in an unexpected place: on their cuticles. #love!

Custo Barcelona

Models at Custo Barcelona sported gilded eyelids and perfectly groomed brows.

Get Graphic

Next-level eyeliner took center stage at Phillip Lim and Altuzarra. The dramatic look was balanced by a neutral face and eye makeup.

Phillip Lim

Francelle Daly for Nars went bold at Phillip Lim, drawing on thick lines with Nars Carpates Eye Liner Stylo. #onpoint!

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