backstage at lela rose fall 2012

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i know it’s been a month since new york fashion week, but due to a bit of a technical issue (in which my external hard drive died suddenly), i hadn’t been able to access the rest of the photos i took during fashion week! fortunately for me, i just realized that i managed to back-up my fashion week photos, so i hope you don’t mind this brief interlude back into fall fashion in the form of a few photos i took backstage and on the runway at the lela rose fall 2012 show. the moment i stepped into the backstage tent, i was floored by the hair and makeup! inspired by the gibson girls of early twentieth century, the romantic updos and dark, sultry eyes, took my breath away. i mean it! perhaps it has to do with the fact that i’ve always had short hair, but these types of intricate updos always leave me swooning.

another fun fact was that the hair was being done by none other than ted gibson. i have to admit that i may have been sucked into a few late night marathons watching old episodes of tlc’s what not to wear. and ted gibson is easily one of the most lovable characters on the show. so it was fun to see him in the flesh giving the girls his “modern gibson girl” look. the eye makeup was equally lovely, all done by stila (who happens to make my favorite eyeshadow). i loved the bold, dramatic brow.

please note that all of these photos were taken by me! please only repost with proper credit. to see the rest of my nyfw coverage, click here!

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11 Responses to backstage at lela rose fall 2012

  1. Natasha Fatah March 15, 2012 at 2:07 pm #

    Beautiful collection! But the hair is definitely the star of this show!

  2. Beautyhairem March 15, 2012 at 3:01 pm #

    love everything about this show, but yes, the hair is the star

  3. monkeyshines March 15, 2012 at 3:05 pm #

    beautiful captures!

    Bises,
    monkeyshines
    http://monkeyshines-monkeyshines.blogspot.com/

  4. Lisa Price March 15, 2012 at 3:07 pm #

    What fabulous shots you got! Thanks for the behind the scenes peek! Xo.
    http://www.lisapriceinc.com

  5. Giorgia March 15, 2012 at 3:18 pm #

    It isn’t important when you upload the photos, THEY ARE GREAT, this is all that really matters!

    please visit http://www.lipsticksisters.wordpress.com two italian sisters, one unique fashion blog

    xxx Giorgia and Sara

  6. Berty Morales March 15, 2012 at 3:25 pm #

    Beautiful collection. Thanks for sharing!

  7. Kelly Ly March 15, 2012 at 7:35 pm #

    erin so lucky to get backstage!! the photos are also great quality!

    xoxo
    kelly
    offkellyshanger.blogspot.com

  8. Jane Alisa March 18, 2012 at 3:21 am #

    I adore the retro hair xoxo

  9. Mariana March 25, 2012 at 10:54 am #

    Im looking for shoes from this era. Recommendations?

  10. Leira Zetroc May 22, 2012 at 7:21 pm #

    By any chance, do you know who the model in the first picture is? Thanks!

  11. eco-vogue June 10, 2012 at 7:29 pm #

    I love all of the looks! They are so cute.

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