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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week NYC Fall '10: Catherine Malandrino

A finished look at Catherine Malandrino

A finished look at Catherine Malandrino

At Catherine Malandrino's fall '10 show, the clothes had an urban Mongolian and Tibetan feeling, which inspired lead stylist for Phyto Odile Gilbert to create rough-textured ponytails on top of the head using Phyto Professional Intense Volume Mousse, Phytovolume Actif and Workable Holding Spray. "I wanted the hair to look like a dry little tree," she said. "It should be fresh but have the touch of a barbarian girl."

The makeup look, created by Tom Pecheux for M.A.C, also played on the Asian influence. The elongated eyes were achieved using a black pencil and bronze shadow, which was dragged out to the temples, while cheeks were highly contoured and lips were done in a taupe color that was mattified using loose powder. CND's Angi Wingle gave the nails an equally eye-catching treatment, creating a dusty matte gray-brown using one coat of Dark Ruby topped by one coat of Copper Shimmer topped by one coat of Super Matte Top Coat. Before the nails were dry, Wingle tapped them a pad to create a texture reminiscent of leather.

Odile Gilbert, lead stylist for Phyto, and American Salon's Lotus Abrams backstage at Catherine Malandrino

The nails were a dusty matte gray-brown texture.

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Lotus Abrams

Lotus Abrams