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Melanie is a fashion designer, entrepreneur and writer who is always up for a challenge. This is probably the reason why she has immersed herself in the very dynamic fashion industry. She currently has her own couture business in her hometown of Manila, Philippines and confesses to being a hair and makeup junkie. She also loves all things D.I.Y and considers herself a bookworm.

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How to: Rebecca Minkoff’s subtle smokey eyes

Alongside Rebecca Minkoff’s runway milkmaid braids, models sported a rustic, romantic, yet fresh smokey eyed makeup look. Stila Cosmetics created the spring 2014 beauty look to go with the collection, which was a mix of Latin flair and American sportswear. This simple yet gorgeous beauty look will can surely turn heads and make hearts melts. Read on after the break for the complete how to.

Beauty how to: Rodarte’s LA girl gone wild

Los Angeles has always been known for the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, but sisters Laura and Kate Mulleavy had a different LA girl in mind for the Rodarte spring / summer 2014 collection. This is the LA girl gone wild, the LA rocker who would rather be on a fun night out than be on a red carpet. To coincide with the collection, James…

Tangerine dream: how to get Rag & Bone’s eye-popping beauty look

Orange lips are all over the runways of the spring / summer 2014 fashion shows. This bold and gorgeous lip colour will surely brighten up anyone’s day – take a look at the tangerine lip look at the Rag & Bone show. Revlon Global Artistic Director Gucci Westman knew that a pop of color goes a long way which is why she deviated from the…

How to: Versace’s rock ‘n’ roll beauty look

Versace have always been known for glammed up beauty looks, but for spring 2014 we get something fairly simple and easy to do. The Milan show featured a 90s rock ‘n’ roll look that’s a great mix of tough of chic. Guns N’ Roses Axl Rose and his ex Stephanie Seymour were the inspiration for this beauty look that concentrates on the eyes. With the…

How to: the ultimate retro-tropicana beauty look

Bright, bold and beautiful are three words that best describe the make up look spotted at the DSquared2 spring / summer 2014 show at Milan fashion week. With bold orange lips, it’s truly a look that can speak for itself. Charlotte Tilbury of MAC cosmetics is the woman behind this retro tropicana look. Inspired by the ’50s and the beach, this look goes perfectly with…

How to: Badgley Mischka’s elegant low roll hairstyle

The roaring twenties is one of the most memorable eras for women and fashion. It was an era of change that has inspired many looks like this one from the Badgley Mischka show during New York Fashion Week. For their spring / summer 2014 show, an elegant ’20s inspired hairstyle was created by Peter Gray for Morrocanoil. Taking cues from the flapper look this spring…

How to get Dolce & Gabbana’s divine flower crowned up do

Spring and flowers go together like a perfect couple. For their spring / summer 2014 show, Dolce and Gabbana showcased a sweet, romantic and not to mention flowery hairstyle together with their head-turning collection. Two things make up this gorgeous look that Redken Creative Consultant Guido Palau created: flowers and braids. Keeping up with the braid hair trend, this look is a classic fit for…

How to: Ruffian’s side soft waves

Variations on softly waved hairstyles comprise one of spring 2014′s key hair trends – making waves both literally and figuratively for the season. Perfect for spring, this very feminine take from the Ruffian show is great to wear day or night. Nick Irwin, Global Creative Director for Catwalk by TIGI, was the one behind this look that – aside from the waves – also features…

How to: Margiela’s grungy up do

Mix the concept of a messy up-do with the grunge trend and you’ll end up with something rather different. As far as spring 2014 hairstyles go, this one seen on the Margiela runway is part up, part down, and wholly grungy. Redken’s Guido Palau was responsible for putting together this rather unconventional look that works for that very reason: it’s unconventionality. For the complete how…

The hair trend you can look great in every day: soft, flowing waves

While the braids and wet-look slicks and quirky up-dos are the ones that stick in our minds after we leave a fashion show, it’s the most effortless of styles that we turn to day to day. And whether your hair is chin-length, waist-length or in-between, there’s nothing quite so simple yet effective than some soft, easy, waves. As we count the spring 2014 hair trends…

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