Happy models from all kinds of backgrounds? Anna Sui, I think I love you. This show was a great reminder that fashion should be fun, and it's so refreshing to see models grinning on the runway. What's more, the backstage area was so well-run that models' makeup was done more than an hour before showtime — unheard of!
This fresh makeup look came courtesy of makeup artist Pat McGrath, who previewed lots of products. "It's very sunny, very fresh," she said of the look. "The models look like they've been outside in the sun." To get the lips, she put Anna Sui #400 lipstick, a sheer red, over a forthcoming lip stain marker. (You're going to love these when they come out in January, promise.) Another product preview from the runway: Max Factor 2000 Calorie Extreme mascara. The wand is nearly identical to my beloved Cover Girl Lash Blast, but Pat promises even thicker lashes when it hits stores this winter. Can't wait — and can't get enough of these gorgeously smiley models, either.