Fashion Week Spring 2014:
New York Spring Fashion Week 2014: Our Favorite Runway Beauty Moments
We're calling itthe look Jin Soon Choi created at Tess Giberson are the anti-nail art manicure. "To offset the 'preppy' feel of certain pieces, we created a distressed, yet chic nail that added an edgy element to the overall look," she said. She applied her own JINSoon nail lacquer in Obsidian ($18; jinsoon.com), then used a makeup sponge to wipe off the color, leaving the hue around the cuticle with varied stripes on the nail bed. Makeup artist Dick Page went went for a smudgy eye, using Shiseido's Shimmering Cream Eye Color in Nightfall ($25; shiseido.com), while James Pecis of Bumble and Bumble topped off the look with a low ponytail.
At the Van Cleef & Arpels flagship store in New York City, Blake Lively celebrated the redesign in a black bias Marchesa slip dress with pastel floral embroidery, Chantilly lace cut-outs and a tulle flounce skirt. Van Cleef & Arpels jewels and black Gucci heels completed her look.