An ever-increasing number of beauty brands use the runway to cloak themselves in the aura of designers both established and emerging. It’s become a backstage bonanza for fashion companies — but is the consumer paying any attention?
Makeup artist Bobbi Brown remembers the days when she could turn up to do a fashion show, wet hair in a ponytail, sneakers on her feet, her face devoid of makeup. After all, the cameras were in the front of the house, not backstage, trained on the models, not the makeup artists.
Steve Aoki held a presentation, a runway show and outdoor concert for his men's line Dim Mak. Here's a look from his spring 2018 collection, which was titled "Paradise Found." #wwdfashion #wwdmens (📷: George Chinsee)
"It's really hard sometimes. I think I have a reputation for being really tough and aggressive and pushy but I really am a very shy person who wants to be liked, and that's the conflict constantly. There's something that takes hold - I want people to like me, I don't want to be mean - but if I see something that just cries out to be answered, I go for it," says renowned NBC News correspondent Andrea Mitchell. (📷: @axeldupeux)