When Ghanaian model Munira Zulka shows up to walk a runway, she comes prepared with her foundation, a hair brush, and some hair gel in her bag. Despite a team of hairstylists and makeup artists backstage, and three hours before the show to prep, Zulka says trusting her appearance to the pros backstage is always a risk.
Two and a half years ago, while Donald Glover was at a friend’s house watching audition tapes for the character Van—the actor and director’s on-again, off-again love interest—in FX’s Atlanta, his friend’s girlfriend walked by the television and stopped, transfixed.
Halloween inspiration comes in waves based on current pop culture moments. One year it's all about Left Shark, and the next you're bobbing for apples with four Cardi B look-alikes at the company Halloween party.
The best accompaniment to a collection characterized by old school anarchy? Endless possibility as presented by buoyant parade of hair color, of course. Just days after Marc Jacobs sent a line-up of pastel above-neck confections down the runway, Matty Bovan took the trend to super-saturated levels, hairstylist Syd Hayes and colorist Josh Wood having created a series of cheeky manes perfectly matched to the show's layered ballgowns and exaggerated silhouettes.
It may sound odd, but hair color is like nail polish in a lot of ways. It looks fresh and shiny when you walk out of the salon, but dulls fast, leaving you jonesing for a refresh after just a few weeks.
Despite the flamboyant outfits and over-the-top presentations that happen each year during Fashion Week, minimal hair and makeup looks have felt more like the norm for stylists and models season after season.
Adulting may get a bad rap in memes, but in practice, it’s one of the best things ever. Take exhibits A through C, to start: We call the shots — whether that means eating popcorn for dinner, dousing our living room in hot-pink paint, or, after years of trial and error, finally landing on a skin-care routine that works.
Along with swapping out lightweight lotions for rich, heavy creams, this fall we're looking to South Korea for some much-needed skin-care inspiration. "Koreans are serious about their skin care," says Charlotte Cho, the founder of sokoglam.com, an online retailer specializing in Korean beauty products.
Grooming products can be notoriously discriminatory: what works to transform one person into an oil painting may not have quite the same effect on another. But there are certain products that transcend such limitations.
Not only is he one of this year's GQ Grooming Awards judges, Oliver Cheshire is also one of the country's best-looking men. As a FROW regular at fashion week and a model for the likes of Dolce and Gabbana and Marks and Spencer, Cheshire knows the importance of looking good.