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Spring 2009 Fashion Week Rebecca Taylor Hair and Makeup

Pretty Is As Pretty Does at Rebecca Taylor

Rebecca Taylor is known for her feminine clothing, so it only follows that her models would look girly, right? Wrong. "The clothes are very pretty, very girly," said MAC makeup artist Polly Osmond. "So we didn't want the models to look too girly." To that end, they wore only a touch of concealer and grease (think Vaseline) above the eye — no mascara, no foundation.

The hair was similarly uncomplicated. "The girls are pretty, so we want to go with the opposite," said lead stylist Dai. "It's like Daria Werbowy." For the low-key look, he used a thickening spray to impart a dry, matte texture to hair. Then, he wrapped hair around a barrel curling iron, leaving a half-inch uncurled at the ends to prevent a "done" look. Finger-combing the curls made them look easy, and the overall look added an edge to a collection that isn't usually associated with one.


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JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 8 years
I don't care for this look either. I think it could have been salvaged if they put on some foundation. I like the natural-ness.
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Noooooo thanks...
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Noooooo thanks...
lizlee89 lizlee89 8 years
if they wanted to do the opposite of girly pretty, couldn't they have done a nice dramatic look, instead of a zombie look? anyway, I bet that rubber band they had to wear around their heads hurt like hell...
poonie poonie 8 years
i was working backstage at the Rebecca Taylor show and if you see the clothes you'll understand why the downplayed makeup and hair works with the looks
garden-jewel garden-jewel 8 years
agree with first comment
garden-jewel garden-jewel 8 years
agree with first comment
AmberHoney AmberHoney 8 years
Again I ask, why do they all look like they've been crying and at a funeral? Very unbecoming to me.
emalove emalove 8 years
Eh...I don't really care for it. But I do love Rebecca Taylor.
WiCkeD_LaDy WiCkeD_LaDy 8 years
i agree girls Anna Sui, is thebest, they all look alive andglad to be pain all that money,LOL!!!
WiCkeD_LaDy WiCkeD_LaDy 8 years
i agree girls Anna Sui, is the best, they all look alive and glad to be pain all that money, LOL!!!
Francoisehardly Francoisehardly 8 years
I think they look fine. My favorite thing is the hair though. I love Anna Sui's makeup from the previous season along with the new one.
SassAndBide SassAndBide 8 years
all these models look dead in the eyes :Oi prefer anna sui's makeup :)
SassAndBide SassAndBide 8 years
all these models look dead in the eyes :O i prefer anna sui's makeup :)
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