This season’s garden of bloom-worthy prints is anything but basic. Floral designer Marisa Competello interprets the runway’s botanical trend through showstopping 3-D creations
Inspired by spring's bold new take on the perennial floral print, the creative mind behind New York floral design studio Meta Flower Marisa Competello gives DuJour a quick lesson in her area of expertise.
Dolce & Gabbana
The Arrangement: A branch of cherry blossoms The Statement: “A literal translation. ... More
When does a bag become more than just another accessory? When it appears as if it's not being carried at all
Toting your handbag in alternate ways isn’t a groundbreaking idea, but for 2014 there’s a new way to approach the accessory: as if it weren’t one.
At Céline’s spring 2014 show, models grasped clutches like pillows, giving dimension to each look’s art prints and layered silhouettes. At Kenzo, shoulder bags matching ... More
Sport a fresh new look this season with a few pointers from the runway's backstage beauty geniuses
1. Warm complexions
The Expert: Dick Paige
The Details: With the Hollywood sign as his backdrop, makeup artist Dick Paige is inspired by desert beauty at Band of Outsiders. The result? Bright, natural eyes and a sun-kissed glow. To achieve this Paige warmed up skin according to tone by blending a trio of bronze, beige and plum blusher ... More
Victoria’s Secret Angel and SI Swimsuit Issue model Anne Vyalitsyna becomes the newest coach to join The Face, standing out with a refreshingly compassionate aura
It’s only 10 to nine in midtown Manhattan when model Anne Vyalitsyna comes bouncing into DuJour’s office, beautifully bright-eyed and incredibly friendly, even saying a sweet hello to those non-morning people hunched over and frowning at their desks. “Let’s get started!” she exclaims, arms raised high in a silk black ... More
DuJour’s vanity view from behind the scenes at the New York fashion shows and the coming season’s most compelling looks
Though the lights on Manhattan’s fall 2014 runways have been down since last week, we’re left with a lingering sense of intrigue cultivated backstage at some of the season’s strongest shows. From Rodarte’s nostalgic girly girls by NARS’ James Kaliardos to Jason Wu and Lancôme’s effortless power femmes, the collaborative ... More
New York designers have made it extremely easy to wear this fall's most important trends. But don't be fooled: Next season's sweater dressing and blue hues are anything but basic
Polar Vortex, we will be ready for you.
For fall/winter 2014, New York designers came out in force with a plethora of coats and outerwear to keep us safe from the elements. Shearling dominated the collections in sporty shapes like oversized bombers, jean jackets and car coats. Lumberjack plaids, tartans and ... More
Donna Karan’s fall 2014 show marked a milestone. Here, the beauty look inspired by thirty years in a New York State of Mind
This year marks the 30th anniversary for one of the true doyennes of fashion, Donna Karan. For her celebratory runway show held last night on Wall Street, the designer sent out models with slicked hair by Eugene Souleiman and striking metallic eyes by MAC’s Charlotte Tilbury. The girls were ... More
5 luxe spins on pedestrian wares from the first five days of Fashion Week
We’re through the middle of fashion week in New York and in the last few days we've seen several strong collections on the runways, plus one crowned streaker at Prabal Gurung to boot. Besides that raucous disruption and the crazy idea from one designer to show in (gasp!) ... More