Backstage :: Jason Wu S/S '12 / by rubi

Happy Fashion Week! This is the first of a few posts I'll be doing documenting my experiences as a hairstylist backstage at NY Fashion Week.

I was part of the team working under key hairstylist Odile Gilbert (Sofia Coppola's Marie Antoinette anyone?) for the Jason Wu Spring 2012 fashion show. The hair was messy, we barely used a brush, hair pins and bobby pins were all meant to be shown and the models all had a 40's style wave in the front hairline with black feathers pinned all over the back. I'm not a huge fan of feather hair extensions (you should read this article on them) but I think these were done right. I wish everyone would wear feathers in their hair this way instead of what's trendy at the moment (eek!).

I'll be posting more photos from other shows I'll be working on and attending this week so stay tuned! Let me know if you have any questions about fashion week - I'd love to answer them.