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By Gillian Weeks

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Rachel Roy’s Fall 2007 collection is fit for a Park Avenue hostess with a few skeletons in her closet (that trip to Tijuana? A fondness for leather?). In fact, the whole look seems to be a eulogy to the era of polite hems and tasteful tailoring. It’s certainly quite ladylike, but with edgy details, such as vinyl belts, sequined trench coats, and exposed zippers. A woman in Rachel Roy is a woman with a taste for danger – you can’t miss that twinkle in her eye.

The hair and makeup for the show similarly mixed restraint with indulgence. The hair, by the John Barrett salon, was pulled back into a ponytail at the center of the head and flat ironed for a clean, bold look. Stylists Mahogany, Shanel, and Natasha recommend doing a little back-combing for extra fullness and taming fly-aways with a touch of Palmaide.

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Bobbi Brown worked her special brand of magic on Roy’s models. She opted for an understated, fresh face – flawless skin, nude lips, and lightly flushed cheeks. But, in keeping with Roy’s collection, created a dark, smoky eye. Makeup artists used Brown’s indigo gel liner to achieve the effect, lining both above and beneath the eye.

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This fall, look forward to several new products from Bobbi Brown that ought to keep you looking demure even when you’re up to no good. Try her new nude lipstick in Brown Tuille and the Pink Quartz Shimmer Brick for cheeks. You’ll be looking ever so dainty – with a wink and a smile.

Originally published February 2007
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