Tag: new york

  • Meet Harley Viera-Newton, New York It Girl and Current Hair Muse

    Tue, 9 September 2014 5:40PM

    Those New York girls are an enviably gorgeous and groomed group. But downtown darling Harley Viera-Newton is a little more, well, everything, than most. The former model-turned-DJ, not to mention social media star, also has a new gig: as TRESemmé It Girl for New York Fashion Week. Not surprising, given that heavenly hair of hers. We were… more

    Hair / Makeup


  • How to: Be a New York Beauty

    Mon, 8 September 2014 6:13PM

    Fashion Month has begun its bi-annual roll-out – starting off with the runways of New York (stay tuned for the must-try trends of spring/summer 2015). But here’s the funny thing about Manhattan’s most fashionable women: while their city’s catwalks might propose all sorts of colourful, crazy hair and makeup looks, on the sidewalks you tend… more

    Hair / How To / Makeup / How To


  • Meet Marco Castro, François Nars’ Right-Hand Man (oh, and Penelope Cruz’s Go-To Makeup Guy)

    Thu, 21 March 2013 3:24PM

    The headline says it all, really. Marco is that fabulous. He has been working with the legendary François Nars for 16 years, and is the man Penelope calls when in town and needing a beauty tjuz. This is he, Primpers. Oh, and side-note: Marco happens to also be a film director, writer and photographer. That’s all. So you… more



  • Meet Jodie Boland. AKA ck One’s International Makeup Artist

    Thu, 12 July 2012 5:00PM

    Back in the day, when I starred in my own version of The Devil Wears Prada, as an eager little beaver trying to clamber up the magazine ladder, I used to hear the name Jodie Boland a lot: she was the makeup artist all the fashion editors wanted to book for their shoots. Before I… more



  • Let’s Hear it for New York …

    Mon, 16 April 2012 10:18AM

    Beauty has a deliciously Big Apple theme this week, with some of our favourite new makeup buys jetsetting all the way from Manhattan… First up, OPI has released its annual Soft Shades collection ($19.95 each, from David Jones and selected salons) – and this year, it’s ‘New York City Ballet’, six super-sheer, so-so-pretty shades designed in… more



  • Fashion Week S/S ’12: The Front Row

    Mon, 26 September 2011 10:44AM

    Some snapsies of the cool kids who managed to snag a prime position front row at this year’s S/S ’12 fashion shows.

    Hair / Gallery / Makeup / Gallery

    Olivia Palermo, Sophia Bush and Emma Roberts

  • New York Fashion Week S/S ’12: How to bag the right handbag

    Wed, 14 September 2011 2:23PM

    If you’re looking for a reason to dust of the credit card and get your perfectly manicured paws on a new bag (Ha! Who am I kidding? Who ever needs a reason?), look no further than New York Fashion Week. Today, we drag our eyeballs away from the threads to check out the little fella’s… more

    Body & Fragrance / How To

    clutch bags

  • New York Fashion Week S/S ’12: How to wear head-to-toe print

    Tue, 13 September 2011 2:30PM

    Just when you were getting the hang of mixed prints those sneaky designers switch it up and send gals down the runway wearing a riot of the one print and we’re sent packing back to the drawing board. While this trend can look a little overwhelming, particularly if you’re not a real print lover in the… more

    Body & Fragrance / How To


  • Video: The Big Apple Buzz

    Fri, 2 September 2011 9:03AM

    For something a little different this week, Primpers, I thought I’d introduce you to ‘The Big Apple Buzz’ – a video about everything that’s going on here in NYC – because let’s face it, there’s always something going on in New York. Especially when it comes to beauty. This week, the bloggersphere is abuzz with chatter… more


    I Don't Know How She Does It - UK Photocall

  • Vanessa Hudgens looks extremely chic sans her hair extensions

    Thu, 19 May 2011 4:30PM

    I love the title of this blog, Primps. It felt incredible to write it, and it feels even more amazing to see up there looking all pretty and published on PRIMPED. Why? Well, it wasn’t too long ago that Yaz posted a pic of Vanessa Hudgens looking like this: Needless to say, it wasn’t Vanessa’s best moment, and… more


    Vanessa Hudgens

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