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Don't Miss Any of the Backstage Action at New York Fashion Week!

Feb 13 2014 - 4:00pm

There are many ways to find that special New York Fashion Week moment — sitting front of house and watching the models bring the looks down the runway, checking out the backstage action where the hair and makeup teams are hard at work, or just checking Instagram to see it all through filtered lenses. If you only have access to the latter (we know those NYFW tickets can be pretty VIP), then we're here to make things easier by rounding up the best snapshots from your favorite models, designers, hairstylists, and makeup artists. And be sure to stay on top of the beauty brands and experts you need to follow on Instagram [1] during NYFW — including yours truly [2].

Source: Instagram [3]

Mark Townsend

Mark touched up a model's tucked-in hairstyle at Elizabeth and James.

Source: Instagram user marktownsend1 [4]

Joan Smalls

This emerald eye from the Anna Sui show is the perfect look to try tonight.

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Backstage at J. Mendel, makeup artist Dick Page created a wintery look that felt just right in the snowy weather.

Proenza Schouler

It was all business behind the scenes at Proenza Schouler.

J. Mendel

This romantic look is the perfect hair and makeup inspiration for Valentine's Day.

Source: Instagram user j_mendel [6]

Betsey Johnson

The bright makeup matched the bold looks that went down the runway at Betsey Johnson.

Source: Instagram user xobetseyjohnson [7]

Nanette Lepore

Two of our favorite runway trends — berry lips and braids — made an appearance at Nanette Lepore.

Source: Instagram user nanettelepore [8]

Anna Sui

Hairstylist Garren was working hard backstage at Anna Sui.

Source: Instagram user officialannasui [9]

Butter London

Nail artist Katie Jane Hughes used six different lacquers to create this tweed manicure for ICB by Prabal Gurung.

Source: Instagram user butterlondon [10]

Dick Page

Models Frankie Rayder, Carolyn Murphy, and Karen Elson posed before the Michael Kors show.

Source: Instagram user dickpageface [11]

MAC Cosmetics

This bold gold liner completed the glamorous look at Badgley Mischka.

Source: Instagram user maccosmetics [12]

Katie Jane Hughes

The look at Libertine included a dramatic cat eye.

Source: Instagram user katiejanehughes [13]

Deborah Lippmann

At Narciso Rodriguez, the hair and makeup was minimal and sleek.

Source: Instagram user deborahlippmann [14]


The final beauty look at Rodarte was dark and ethereal.

Source: Instagram user narsissist [15]


A toothbrush helped complete the finishing touches at J.Crew.

Source: Instagram user jcrew [16]

Jourdan Dunn

Model Jourdan Dunn snapped a selfie with makeup artist Pat McGrath.

Source: Instagram user officialjdunn [17]

MAC Cosmetics

A dip-dye technique created this dramatic look at Thom Browne.

Source: Instagram user maccosmetics [18]

T3 Micro

Backstage at Honor, the double braids were woven with ribbons and scarves.

Source: Instagram user t3micro [19]

Charlotte Tilbury

Karlie Kloss's candlelit eyes looked gorgeous at Donna Karan New York.

Source: Instagram user ctilburymakeup [20]

Butter London

Nail artist Katie Jane Hughes created this "glittered goth" manicure at Libertine.

Source: Instagram user butterlondon [21]

Jin Soon Choi

The manicurist was all smiles backstage with model Joan Smalls.

Source: Instagram user jinsoonchoi [22]

Opening Ceremony

Nail artist Naomi Yasuda created the floating blue manicure at Opening Ceremony.

Source: Instagram user openingceremony [23]


The DKNY show focused on highlighting the individuality of real New Yorkers.

Source: Instagram user dknyprgirl [24]

Tracy Reese

It was all about heavy metals at Tracy Reese.

Source: Instagram user tracy_reese [25]

Band of Outsiders

The white outlined manicure at Band of Outsiders was inspired by these unusual black gloves.

Source: Instagram user deborahlippmann [26]

Lela Rose

Shimmering gold lids and a twisted updo completed the ethereal look at Lela Rose.

Source: Instagram user lela_rose [27]

Coco Rocha

Makeup artist Pat McGrath worked her magic on the model at Victoria Beckham [28].

Source: Instagram user cocorocha [29]


Hair stylist Guido Palau completed the futuristic look at Alexander Wang [30].

Source: Instagram user redken5thave [31]

Jake Rosenberg

Tousled hair came down the runway at Rag & Bone [32].

Source: Instagram user jakerosenberg [33]

Prabal Gurung

Model Hollie May Saker couldn’t wait for the Prabal Gurung [34] show to start.

Source: Instagram user prabalgurung [35]

Rebecca Taylor

Bold brows and a berry lip are the perfect combination to take you from day to night.

Source: Instagram user rebeccataylor [36]

Jill Stuart

Hair stylist James Pecis made his last minute touch-ups before the start of the Jill Stuart [37] show.

Source: Instagram user jill_stuart [38]

Yigal Azrouël

While stylists got to work, this model kept her energy up with a caffeine boost backstage.

Source: Instagram user yigalazrouel [39]

Charlotte Tilbury

Karolina Kurkova's pointy nails and cat eyes created a feline feel at Cushnie et Ochs.

Source: Instagram user ctilburymakeup [40]


This model's middle part got a dusting of gold at the Suno show.

Source: Instagram user suno [41]

The Society Management

Model Camille Rowe donned black eyeliner backstage at Rag & Bone.

Source: Instagram user thesocietynyc [42]

Butter London

The flaming nails at Nicole Miller were the creation of makeup artist and manicurist Katie Jane Hughes.

Source: Instagram user butterlondon [43]

Chloe Wise

Dark eye makeup and beautiful woven braids completed the dramatic look at Nicole Miller.

Source: Instagram user chloewise_ [44]

Next Model Management

At Helmut Lang, model Maja Salamon rocked hair and makeup that had an edgy, tough vibe.

Source: Instagram user nextmodelmgmt [45]

Butter London

The shining nails and eye makeup created by Katie Jane Hughes matched the jewelry at the Dannijo presentation.

Source: Instagram user butterlondon [46]

The Zoe Report

Makeup artist Tom Pecheux prepped a model for the Peter Som catwalk.

Source: Instagram user thezoereport [47]

Julep Maven

A model sat back and relaxed while getting a pedicure from Julep at the Trina Turk presentation.

Source: Instagram user julepmaven [48]


A graphic eye created by makeup artist Uzo made for a modern look at Tanya Taylor.

Source: Instagram user narissist [49]


The French manicure got a dark twist with oxblood and black polish at Rebecca Minkoff.

Source: Instagram user tresemme [50]

Jason Wu

Backstage at Jason Wu, the Kerastase team worked their magic on this model's hair.

Source: Instagram user jasonwustudio [51]

BCBG Max Azria

Simple nails kept all eyes on the outfits.

BCBG Max Azria

MAC Cosmetics got the models runway ready.

Rag & Bone

Makeup artist Gucci Westman finalized the hair and makeup before tomorrow's show during this beauty test.


Bobbi Brown got down to business, picking the perfect hues during a Tibi makeup test.

Creatures of the Wind

At Creatures of the Wind, blue liner and a thick braid completed the look.

Milk Studios

Things stayed silly thanks to hairstylist James Pecis.


Hairstylist Matt Fugate created this "downtown milkmaid" braid we would gladly try on ourselves.

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