Archive of ‘Spring 2014’ category

On The Market: Monif C’s ‘Beach is Better’ Collection

monif-c-collectionThe summer sun is barely peaking its head here in the big apple, but we’re excited to see it shine over at Monif C. – the ever brilliantly designed plus size label. Their swim 2014 collection was presented at a transformed Manhattan loft on the evening of April 17th, complete with real palm trees and loads of sand. Channeling the sexy of South Beach, models stood on lighted platforms and guests sipped on Bacardi tropical cocktails.

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LBS Runway Report: Ruffian Spring 2014

Ruffian Collage

It’s been a decade since designers Brian Wolk and Claude Morais offered their heavenly creation, Ruffian, to the fashion world. The fashion house has evolved tremendously – from a brand for the Elizabeth Taylors of the world to one millennial fashionistas gawk over – but even as they shift, Ruffian retains a common thread: Fresh, funky, vintage digs created in rich fabrics that are worth every penny.

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LBS BACKSTAGE BEAUTY: Essie for Rebecca Minkoff Spring 2014


New York Fashion Week isn’t complete without a backstage nail art report. LBS got exclusive behind the scenes access to the Rebecca Minkoff Spring 2014 show. Rebecca Minkoff teamed up with Essie to deliver runway-ready manis for the catwalk. Essie lead nail artist Michelle Saunders explains the looks below.

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LBS Runway Report: Lela Rose Spring 2014

Lela Rose CollageIt is a guarantee that the phenomenal Lela Rose will deliver a beautiful, elegant and delicate collection every New York Fashion Week. The Texas-native has earned a stellar reputation for creating gorgeous clothing, and she didn’t disappoint her core June Cleaver-esque audience this season.

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LBS Backstage Beauty: TRESemme for Rebecca Minkoff Spring 2014


Backstage at the Rebecca Minkoff Spring 2014 show, the hair look was one of our favorites – a chic yet undone milkmaid braid. We chatted it up with TRESemme lead hairstylist Jeanie Syfu who explained how we can get this look using TRESemme hair products. Check it out:

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LBS Backstage Beauty: Maybelline for Mara Hoffman Spring 2014


For the Mara Hoffman Spring 2014 show, we were not only obsessed with the hair look coiffed by CATWALK by TIGI but Maybelline crafted a feminine and playful yet daring makeup look for the show as well. Here their lead makeup artist spills the beans on how they achieved the look:

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LBS Runway Report: Rebecca Minkoff S/S 2014

Rebecca Minkoff Collage

Rebecca Minkoff is a genius. The iconic creator of the “I Love New York” tee has mastered jazzy accessories and handbags fit for most occasions, but her Spring 2014 collection left me more awestruck than all of her previous attempts.

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