BeautyNYFW SS14: Our Favorite Beauty Trends

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 It’s no secret that we love fashion week! We had such a great time keeping up on the spring ’14 shows and talking NYFW around the Lulus HQ. Catching the  hair and makeup details that each designer pairs with their collection is one of our favorite parts of fashion week!  NYFW Spring ’14 was full of  fresh beauty trends! With bright pouts, smooth and sleek hair, gorgeous updos and more, this upcoming spring will have something for everyone. We have rounded up our favorite runway beauty looks! Browse below and let us know what you think!

KateSpade

Kate Spade was all about femininity. Bright skin and a pale lip evoked a 60’s Bardot feeling, while linear manicure’s and perfectly tousled top knots felt decidedly modern. This look has an easy sophistication that is just timeless.

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Prabal Gurung went for robotic uniformity that avoided the mundane with a striking pallette of lip colors.  Hair was kept sleek with a severe side part, lots of product and following the models head shape. Skin was perfected to be flawless, almost poreless, with a super-bright lip in one of  three custom-blended shades. Give us a pop-lip and we are in!

ZacPosen

Zac Posen kept it romantic with delicate and simple makeup in a pale pallette. Updos and pretty silk flowers may not feel right for day to day but they evoke a classic femininity that we can definitely appreciate. 

BadgleyMischka

Badgley Mischka opted for a wash of blue across the eyes and understated lips that when paired with vintage inspired upswept hair felt fresh and very spring. We love the bright color up to the brow. The bold splash of bright in a simple face is modern and fun! A look we will definitely try for the next spring.

RebeccaMinkoff

Rebecca Minkoff went in a direction that felt almost “boho-noir”. With a bronze flush across the cheeks, lined eyes, and  fishtail milkmaid braids, this look crossed genres yet still felt pulled together and modern. We can easily see a Lulus girl brekaing out some fun fishtail braids and going with an easy bronzed look for next spring!

Which designer beauty look is your favorite?

(Photos courtesy of Nordstrom, Style.com, STYLITE, Style Bistro, Pop Sugar Beauty, and Harper’s Bazaar)

Guest BloggerFall Trends with Kimberly of Penny Pincher Fashion-Part 2!

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On Monday, we had frugal fashionista, Kimberly from Penny Pincher Fashion show us how to rock one of her favorite fall trends: camo! Today we have the second installment of her trend series and she is going to show us how to wear something we have seen all over the runway for fall 2013: leather details!

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Hi everyone! Kimberly from Penny Pincher Fashion here! For my second look with Lulus, I chose to focus on leather.  In my opinion, everyone should have a little leather jacket for the season – it adds just the right amount of edge to classic pieces & instantly makes any outfit cooler.

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I love this vegan style because it’s an affordable option & it doesn’t have the overtly tough feel of a moto jacket.  Plus, it’s slightly easier to dress up since it fits more like a blazer.

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This would be perfect for those of you who live in warmer climates because it’s a thinner material, which gives you a versatile layer without adding bulk.  I would also pair this with a button-down silk blouse, a flowy printed mini & ankle boots for a more dressed-up look.

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What I’m wearing:

Ark & Co. Vegan Leather Blazer c/o Lulus, top (try this!), jeans (similar), pumps (similar), bag (similar), earrings (similar), c/o T+J Designs cuff (similar), Lips (similar)

FashionFall Trends with Kimberly of Penny Pincher Fashion!

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Are you ready to experiment with all of Fall’s hottest trends? Want to know how to embrace key details such as camo print, leather, and sporty styles?  Kimberly from Penny Pincher Fashion has joined us for a series of posts on how to style some of the seasons best trends! Kimberly is passionate about affordable fashion. She always knows how to find the best deals on pieces inspired by designer trends and she scoured Lulus to bring the best of the best, to you!  Take a look below for more details!

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Hi! I’m Kimberly from Penny Pincher Fashion!  This week, I am so excited to get to share 3 different looks I’ve created with pieces from Lulus.  We are collaborating to show you how to wear some of the biggest trends for fall.  Today’s post is the first in the series and I decided to focus on camouflage.  

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This sweatshirt is honestly the softest thing I have ever put on! It is so comfortable & perfect to wear with jeans & sneakers on the weekend, but also pairs nicely with sleek tailored pieces like a pencil skirt (extra points if it’s lace or leather).

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Camo is sometimes a tricky print to style, especially for those who gravitate towards more feminine silhouettes – so if you’re not quite sure, try balancing it with something girly (like a flippy black mini) or pair with classic pieces (like a white button-down layered underneath + cropped black trousers).

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 What I’m wearing:

O’Neill Blakely Camo Sweatshirt c/o Lulus, pencil skirt (similar), black heels (similar; also love this studded option)

FashionDevon Rachel at Fashion Week: A Photo Diary

Dreams of the Lincoln Center? Visions of being front row at the season’s hottest fashion shows? Experience Fashion Week with blogger Devon Rachel to see all that New York has to offer. From the best shows to the most savvy street style and everything in between, Devon delivered an exclusive behind the scenes look at everything #NYFW!devon-lulus

Our Time For T Black and Ivory Print Shift Dress and aqua heels made up a fashion week win! Wear a leather jacket, cape style, add your favorite purse and you are ready to go!

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Bright corals and jewels at Lulu Frost.

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Guest BloggerNYFW Takeover with Devon Rachel!

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Wanna go behind the scenes at New York Fashion Week?  Wish that you were there? Don’t worry, because we have enlisted the super stylish and savvy blogger Devon Rachel  to cover all the fun for us! She will be taking over our Instagram starting tomorrow afternoon and will be our ticket to the hottest shows, best NYC cafes, and the amazing street fashion that is swarming the streets of the Big Apple. From fashion photography at the Lincoln Center to the city’s hottest eats, Devon will be bringing us updates all weekend. Make sure to follow @lulus on Instagram and check back throughout the next few days!