City Pulse

By Alexandra Taylor

Nanette Lepore’s Fall 2007 collection was as glamorous as the myriad of celebrities – including Karen Duffy, Illeana Douglas and Carson Kressley – sitting in her front row. The whole look sang of glitz and femininity with the bold use of layers and metallic brocades that glittered under the lights of the catwalk.

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Nanette Lepore’s models boasted girlish, tousled tresses by Bumble & Bumble. Loose ponytails adorned with thick, earth toned, flower bearing, headbands were simple, yet gave a stylish nod to decades past. M.A.C.’s team of makeup artists created a fresh faced look for the show. Light pink lips paired with rosy blushed cheeks complimented the subtle yet rich hues of the line – think purples, greens, and greys. The eyes were accented with full black lashes and dark eye liner. The look for the makeup had a balance of color and emphasis, which left the main focus on the garments presented.

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The lights were indeed shining upon Nanette Lepore’s collection with its emphasis on relaxed beauty techniques, highlighting the flirtatious velvet and chiffon glimmery dresses. In all, the designer created a showcase of radiant, utterly wearable looks for the modern woman who wants to stay in touch with her dazzling girlish persona.

Originally published February 2007
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