From dark twisted fantasies to seriously wearable fashion, New York Fashion Week trends, invisibly writes down what is inevitable at the fashion forte in the upcoming year. The runway here showcases some seasoned stylists while giving platform to few earnestly good, budding talents. Whether you are a traditionalist who swears by red lipstick and French nails or a rebel at heart who loves all things bohemian, artistic and rule-defying, New York Fashion Week trends are an inspiration for fashion enthusiasts from all schools of thought.
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Beauty Quotient: New York Fashion Week Trends 2016
This fashion-forward journey over the last few years has showed us everything from colour-blocking to overpowering ruffles, intricate detailing on ensembles to classic timeless elegant fashion. But what ruled the fashion week trends 2016? Which will be the statement style in the upcoming year, let’s unveil the top beauty trends from the NYFW.
1. Signature Pouts
The shows at NYFW witnessed a series of loud mouths and bare ones too. Designers ramp-walked the models in vibrant shades and near-bare tints too. While orange, oxblood, mulberry, crimson, red and black did rounds, so did plum brown shades and all nude. So if we talk if tinted lips ruled the runway or more natural shades, well the answer is both or so did NYFW made us believe. This year makeup artists twisted the rules as per personality of the model and overall look, so no robotic runway imprints were painted. It is the dawn of more “individualistic” and “Do you” beauty.
2. Bohemian Knots And Twists
Twisted braids and street-style buns are the new NYC fashion trends. Braided rolls, twisted braids, messy buns, sumo knots, French twists, NYFW witnessed a host of warped tress tales. The hairstyles amped the look, are cool, Instagram clickbait-able and versatile! Whether its your gala event or at the gym these hairstyles never forget to leave the mark, exuding a loose equestrian aura.
Shows: Mara Hoffman, Tory Burch, Derek Lam, Suno, Victoria Beckham, Public School, Proenza Scholuer, Carolina Herrera, Donna Karan, Baja East, Katie Ermilio, Herve Leger, and Edun
3. French Invasion
You may love neutral manicure, but subtle nail art has made its way back with French tips and highlighting negative space. However, the typical French manicure in white and pink was a miss, new trends in cobalt, metallic, green, aqua, oranges made it to the runway in versatile shapes. Manicurists showcased smiles, crescents, stars, stripes, angles and curves at the negative space instead of usual. Fashion week trends 2016 featured oxblood angular tips to white smile lines, some saw layering while others an added punch of metallic colour.
Shows: Sophie Theallet, Veronica Beard, Monique Lhuillier, Tibi, Cushnei Et Ochs, Francesca Libratore, Jonathan Simkhai,
4. Head Gears
From sleek sober bands, glittering tiaras to classic brooches, NYFW witnessed a whole lot of hair accessories this season. Fabric scraps to metals, crystals to ribbons, ornate combs to gilded floral barrettes – hair accessories were raving the ramps this year. The head gears transformed looks and easily held strands in place giving away styles from punk to raw, classy and elegant any kind of statement the look demanded. The decorative fixtures were added not to induce necessarily perfection but to exude an unfussy yet glamorous touch.
Shows: Tommy Hilfiger, Marc Jacobs, Erin Fetherston, Givenchy, Michael Kors, Rodarte, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Naeem Khan, Kate Spade, Cushnei Et Ochs, Adam Selman, Suno.
5. Graphic Black Eyes
From short blunt points to winged corners, makeup artists went graphic and bold with opaque lines on the lids, keeping rest of the makeup minimal. This unanimous makeup statement on the runway saw slight tweaking from the cat-eye look, going for more straight lines lifting the eyes and adding more intrigue to the overall look. Dramatic eyes were sure intimidating. Up your eyeliner game this year
Shows: Oscar De La Renta, Public School, Creatures of the Wind, Suno, Anna Sui.
6. Face Embellishments
Faux piercings, removable tattoos, jewels, pearls, glitters, cellophanes, crocodile skins and much more… phew… NYFW designers sent their models down the runway with their faces adorned. Some embellishments were added painstakingly hours in advance while others smattered just before the ramp-walk. The face embellishments added a touch of glamour, glitterati, angelic, romantic, gothic or boldness in their looks.
Shows: Rodarte, Tommy Hilger, A Detacher, Monique Lhuillier, Givenchy, Baja East, Creatures of the Wind, Sally La Pointe
Bold, experimental makeup marks runways across the globe. But this year New York Fashion Week trends were in fact inspiring, easy to replicate at home and completely doable. We love current fashion trends NYC flaunts that we can don too!