Although New York Fashion Week came to a close last week, the beauty looks from the runway are anything but gone. Interestingly enough, some of the most recurring trends that models were sporting happened to be low-maintenance looks that are easy to recreate at home. According to Gucci Westman, “Easy is the big thing this season. It’s less complicated and more real.” This is great news for those of us who want to both stay on trend and save time! You’ll definitely find me wearing these three popular runway styles this year.
Rolando Santana / J. Mendel
Why did the ponytail get a bad rap for being lazy over the years? This year, several different designers showcased models wearing sleek, tight ponies. Some spiced up the style with texture, loose waves and hidden elastics. I’ve always felt sort of plain wearing ponies, but now minimal is in!
Natural, Fresh Makeup
Calvin Klein / Ralph Lauren
We’ve been hearing a lot about “no makeup” makeup this year, and the runway just solidified that it’s here to stay. Fresh, natural-as-you-can-be-while-still-looking-like-a model faces dominated the catwalks. The two features that stood out among these easy going looks were dewy skin, and defined eyebrows. Time to break out those BB creams!
Negative Space Nails
Zoya for Zimmerman / Essie for Delpozo
No, I’m not talking intergalactic designs, but rather using your bare nail as part of the nail art! I especially liked Zoya’s curve design (pictured on the left above), where a curve of nail polish was placed only onto one third of the nail, and the moon manicure by Essie that kept the polish close to the cuticle, with the rest of the nail blank. Imagine how much time you’ll save– you don’t even have to paint your whole nail!
What was your favorite 2014 New York Fashion Week beauty trend?
Ponytails are so nice! A sleeked back pony always makes me look put together 🙂
Citizens of Beauty
love the nail space time saver. genius post!
I love the curve nail art and I have to give it a try soon!
I really like the negative space nail trend!
I’m going to try the negative space mani.
The negative space manis are really catching my eye!
I like the negative space nail, too. The zoya one is pretty cool!
Love the negative nail space!
Natural makeup with glowing skin!
Skin and glowing dewy skin were definitely seen all over during NYFW
I can’t get in to the negative space nails! They look cool but I have no desire for them on my own nails!
I’m really loving the negative space manicures!
The Dalai Lama's Nails
I am so into the negative space nails. YES!
Miranda | SlashedBeauty.com
Can’t wait to see it show up in some of your designs 🙂
Loving the nails and the ponytails. Not a fan of the ultra dewey almost greasy look though.
Love the easy-peasy look! Gotta try those negative space nails!
Great trends. I love the ponytail on the redhead and the nail trends.
Brooke @ Blushing Noir
I love ponys and I was so excited to see the negative nail space nails. So perfect for when you’re rushing out the door. I hope it really takes off beyond FW.
I am obsessed with the ponytail and the ‘no makeup’ look. Simple lately is totally in. I am assuming since celebs came out with the whole “iwokelikethis” look. The negative space nails look cool, but I am so afraid it will just look like chipped nail art on me. Great tips
I love the wavy pony!! The negative space nails are such a cool concept too. I need to wrap my brain around doing a mani like that!