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What Do You Get from Runway Looks?

We're into full-blown Fashion Week season, with lots of looks from New York, London, and Paris. This model walked in the Viktor & Rolf show in Paris, and I was struck by her babydoll makeup and wildly wavy hair. It's clearly done to create a high-fashion effect, and it gives me ideas for creating a more toned-down version of the look. I'm curious: What do you get out of runway looks?

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katie_c katie_c 9 years
usually runway is too far over the top for my taste but that's what i love about it. runway takes fashion and beauty to a whole new level. it rocks. enjoy it for the artistic factor it is.
phree2b phree2b 9 years
You have to interpret for Real life.
LadyP LadyP 9 years
Absolutely nothing!
MamaD MamaD 9 years
Not a thing!
keiraz keiraz 9 years
sometimes it inspires me, but I can't just copy them all!those models can rock anything and I'm jealous lol
keiraz keiraz 9 years
sometimes it inspires me, but I can't just copy them all! those models can rock anything and I'm jealous lol
gladjenta gladjenta 9 years
i'm entertained by runway fashion, but i wouldn't say that i necessarily replicate the looks. sometimes it's just a little too much for us minnesotans. ;) haha...
Peyote Peyote 9 years
I used to replicate them, but I just haven't the time nor money for that any more.
crazygirl93 crazygirl93 9 years
I get ideas from the runway, but interpret them for real life...
Lala77 Lala77 9 years
I get ideas from the runway, but interpret them for real life :)
Lala77 Lala77 9 years
I get ideas from the runway, but interpret them for real life :)
ragus ragus 9 years
I've never seen anyone wear that stuff in public walking down the street
geohiker geohiker 9 years
most of what walks down the runway just looks silly - great costumes but not clothes I can wear to work or going out...
fashiontoronto fashiontoronto 9 years
For nights out my best friend and I occasionally whip out the full-on runway look...it's awesome fun!Otherwise I find it best to pull it back quite a bit but take some inspiration from it...can't be going into the office with full Balenciaga war paint on, can I? :D
fashiontoronto fashiontoronto 9 years
For nights out my best friend and I occasionally whip out the full-on runway look...it's awesome fun! Otherwise I find it best to pull it back quite a bit but take some inspiration from it...can't be going into the office with full Balenciaga war paint on, can I? :D
darkbeauty darkbeauty 9 years
Maybe a good laugh once in a while?
Leix Leix 9 years
Colours, fabrics, textures, and general "in" things. Runway is great because it's totally balls-to-the-wall about fashion. It takes everything to the extreme. You can pull it back (drastically in most cases) if you look at the elements of what you're looking at.
camione camione 9 years
im really into runway, but a lot of the things i would never where its way to over the top even the make up but at times can be reallly cute.
cleegiants cleegiants 9 years
the general idea of makeup looks. not the exact look themselves as they are over the top, but the use of color, highlighting a certian feature etc. since i dont' have the model body (but who does), i am more inspired to experiment with makeup.
Amanda-La Amanda-La 9 years
irritated. I can't wear anything it's like dress up and nothing more to me. I find inspiration in other places.
veronicaraye veronicaraye 9 years
Just get some guidelines, & inspiration, & then make it my own.
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
Some things I try at home, like bright make-up and look at me hair,....but that's only for a wild night out...not an everday look!
tati33 tati33 9 years
I agree with BeautyMave..if i were to try anything it would be makeup related ;)
GiggleSugar GiggleSugar 9 years
It depends on what catches my eye. If it's a makeup look, a silhouette, shoes, or a hairstyle...I like to see what I could find that would work for me. Very, very few people could work the entire look, although if they do, I'd say--more power to them! :nerdgirl:
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