60 Second Chic: Menlo Park Mall Beauty Week – Sephora (Fenty Beauty)

It’s Beauty Week at Menlo Park Mall (A Simon Mall) and we’ve decided to see what Sephora has to offer with a Fenty Beauty Mini Makeover. 

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Le Défilé L’Oréal Paris Took Over The World’s Fashion Capital This Past Sunday During Paris Fashion Week

On October 1st, L’Oréal Paris took over the Champs-Élysées, and what happened next was an extraordinary opportunity for Parisians to access upcoming beauty trends while millions of people around the globe joined in digitally via social media platforms. L’Oréal Paris presented a unique fashion and beauty runway show on the most famous avenue in the world, and the best part, the event was designed especially for the general public.

19 designers and an exclusive partnership with renowned jeweler Chopard, 50 L’Oréal Paris spokes and models, 645 guests including A-list celebrities, tastemakers, and fashion and beauty influencers front row, took part in an unprecedented event with the support of the City of Paris.

L’Oréal Paris spokespeople who walked in the show included Alexina Graham, Barbara Palvin, Bianca Balti, Cheryl Cole, Doutzen Kroes, Jane Fonda, Helen Mirren, Irina Shayk, Lena Meyer Landrut, Liya Kebede, Li Yuchun, Luma Grothe, Maria Borges, Neelam Gill, Soo Joo Park, Taliana Vargas, Thylane Blondeau, Valentina Sampaio.

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VIP guests who attended the show included Naomi Campbell, Jon Kortajarena, Aymeline Valade, Luc Besson, Laurent Bourgeois, Larry Bourgeois, Peter Brant Ii, Noemie Lenoir, Alain Fabien Delon, Arizona Muse, Kristina Bazan, Cindy Bruna, Marie-Ange Casta, Jasmine Sanders, Ines Rau, Petra Nemcova, Francisco Lachowski, Miss Fame, Val Mercado, Crystal Murray, Thais Klapisch, Annabelle Ferrera, Angelina Woreth, Kiddy Smile, Luis Borges, Renan Pacheco, Olivier Rousteing, Alexandre Mattiussi, Haider Ackermann, Olivier Theyskens, Joanna Senyk, Cedric Charlier, Elie Saab, David Koma, Loic Prigent, Mademoiselle Agnes, Louka Meliava, Catherine Loewe.

In addition to the show, the audience enjoyed a memorable master class given by the L’Oréal Paris team of beauty experts, in which some of the runway looks were recreated. Several hair and make-up cabins were positioned on the Champs-Élysées, allowing passers-by to test L’Oréal Paris products, celebrating the brands innovations as well as the beauty trends revealed on the catwalk, making beauty and fashion trends accessible to all. The designers showcased their Parisian fashion inspirations, highlighting looks available in stores now.

Runa Ray Showed New York City That Sustainability Can Be Beautiful During New York Fashion Week

Not just a fashion designer, but a designer that uses her fashion to make a statement, Runa Ray showed New York City that sustainability can be beautiful with her Spring 2018 collection during New York Fashion Week. “Together we can save our planet from ecological waste and fast fashion. Fashion can be a powerful tool to educate and push people to join in saving and preserving our planet” said Runa Ray.

Runa Ray was Born of Indian heritage and did her schooling in Bangalore, a city in the south of India.  After completing her studies at the Fashion at the National Institute of Fashion Technology (India) and receiving the Best Design award for her final collection, Runa Ray moved to Paris to pursue her masters in Garment engineering under the Paris Chamber of Commerce at the Ecole Superieure des Industries du Vetements.

During her time in Paris she learned the fine art of Haute Couture while working with some of the most notable designers in Amsterdam and France, like John Galliano and the House of Dior, and decided to fuse it with her knowledge of ready to wear.

Her Spring Summer 2018 runway collection, named Imagine, opened with a series of neutral cream silk pieces printed with leaves and florals in a fossilized motif. Oversized, asymmetrical flutter sleeves were a theme in both her ivory and blush pieces sprinkled with a hint of sparkle detail.  The collection displayed a variety of silhouettes extending from dresses, jumpsuits, to separates, and menswear.

Closing the show was Runa Ray’s The Bleeding Dress scripted with Imagination is the Only Weapon Against Reality made quite an impression with the audienceNotable attendees included wrestler Tami Roman of Basketball Wives, WWE star Danielle Moinet, actress Maria Cotto, Diandra Barnwell of So Cosmo, and Az Marie from Empire.

Runa Ray founded MOJO Design Studios with its manufacturing based in India in 2012. Soon to follow were retail expansions of Mojo a RTW line in Southeast Asia with its head office based in Singapore and Mojo Designs International with its office in London for Europe.