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FARAH ANGSANA SPRING 2013 BACKSTAGE: HAIR + MAKEUP BY CHRISTO, NAILS-DASHING DIVA

Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, Lincoln Center, NYC

words/backstage images Judith Ecochard

"For that sophisticated woman that travels and falls in love with the culture and a man..." was NY Based designer Farah Angsana's inspiration for her "The Glamazon" collection.




















Brazil---and the Amazon in particular---inspired much of the hand beaded/embroidered details (done in India) ---and exotic prints---for this luxurious collection of cocktail and evening dresses.
"I want women to look beautiful and not make an 'artistic' statement...some designers want to make weird statements..."

SO TRUE...as Angsana's dresses are all fitted perfectly to enhance a feminine silhouette---not to make some kind of statement about geometric proportions that we see a lot in fashion editorial---i.e. this Fall's oversized coat trend---with some that would take up half a subway car.
But we digress...

Other notable highlights include Angsana's wonderful flair for bold colo…

BIBHU MOHAPATRA SPRING 2013 Backstage HAIR-L'ORÈAL PROFESSIONNEL, MAKE-UP, NAILS-MAYBELLINE

Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, Lincoln Center -NYC

words/backstage images Judith Ecochard







Bright and early---Bibhu Mohapatra's backstage gathering of models, hair stylists, make-up pros and nail technicians--all started up at 6AM.

We didn't-getting in to survey the bustling scene at about 7AM...impressed with the number of people and the number of cups of Starbucks coffee. Def a sponsor we miss ha ha.




The geometric, graphic 'do, coiffed by led hair stylist AMIT ABRAHAM/L'Oreal Professionnel-- got very smooth/sleek by using Mythic Oil Milk to protect the model's locks...and copious amounts of Freezing Mist and/or Architexture---for not a stray hair anywhere ABSOLUTE perfection...finished off with Perfect Shimmer for shine.