butter LONDON x Tadashi Shoji
butter LONDON's Global Colour Ambassador, Katie Jane Hughes, created the looks for Tadashi Shoji, Nicole Miller, Monique Lhuillier, Louise Goldin, Lela Rose, Band of Outsiders, Karen Walker, ICB by Prabal Gurung and Milly Spring 2014. Here's a recap of the looks backstage at New York Fashion Week.
Tadashi Shoji Spring 2014 was inspired by liberation and empowerment. The collection allows women to assert confience with femininity as illustrated through soft, delicate materials. Backstage at Tadashi Shoji, Katie created a chic, muted nail look. "We wanted the nail to mimic the gorgeous organza fabrics seen throughout Tadashi's collection," said Katie Jane Hughes. "butter LONDON Naul Lacquer in Hen Party and the Matte Finish Topcoat really transformed the nail to give this glistening, textured effect."
Nicole Miller's Spring 2014 collection was inspired by the opulence, glamour and beauty of Versailles - the gardens, mirrors, mazes and chandeliers. Backstage at Nicole Miller, to create the "glitterfall" nail look, Katie first applied a layer of butter LONDON's new Nail Lacquer in The 444. To create a cascading effect, she used butter LONDON Nail Lacquer in The Blak Knight and applied upward from the tip of the nail. She lightly dabbed the nail lacquer where the two shades met to blend the look. Finally she reapplied The Black Knight to finish the ombre effect.
butter LONDON x Nicole Miller
Monique Lhuillier Spring 2014 was inspired by sheer elegance through the use of bright, bold colours in clean and modern silhouettes with feminine details. For the look, Katie Jane Hughes applied a coat of butter LONDON Nail Foundation followed by two coats of butter LONDON Nail Lacquer in Pink Ribbon. The soft nail look was juxtaposed by a bright red on the toes. Katie used butter LONDON Nail Lacquer in Pillar Box Red.
butter LONDON x Monique Lhuillier
Louise Goldin Spring 2014 was inspired by summer activities; specifically tennis and concerts which inspired the colour palette and prints within the collection. Katie first applied two coats of butter LONDON Nail Foundation followed by a coat of butter LONDON Nail Lacquer in Pink Ribbon.
Lela Rose Spring 2014 was inspired by mid-century, modern furniture design. Katie created two looks for the runway. For look 1, Katie applited two coats of butter LONDON Nail Lacquer in Lady Muck and finished the look with the butter LONDON Matte Finish Shine Free Topcoat. For look 2, Katie applied butter LONDON Nail Foundation to create a clean, nude base. She then used butter LONDON Nail Lacquer in Lady Muck to create a half moon effect.
butter LONDON x Lela Rose
Easy bohemian meets sporty sleek for Band of Outsiders Spring 2014. Whites transitioned into vivid colours, using transparent and athletic fabrics. For the look, Katie applied two coats of butter LONDON Nail Lacquer in Cotton Buds and completed the look with the butter LONDON Matte Finish Shine Free Topcoat.
Karen Walker Spring 2014 combines traditional Eastern utility with modern urban practicality. For the look, Katie creates a bespoke colour, blending butter LONDON Nail Lacquer in Kerfuffle, Cuppa and Bumster. She completed the look using butter LONDON Matte Finish Shine Free Topcoat.
butter LONDON x Karen Walker
ICB by Prabal Gurung was inspired by holographic textures and contemporary fluorescent light artists such as Dan Flavin. The ICB girl is street chic with a sleek downtown vibe. For the look, Katie applied butter LONDON Nail Foundation tothe nails followed by the new butter LONDON Nail Lacquer in Leccy - a sheer, blue opal fleck overcoat (available October 2013). She placed colorful holographic foild down the center of six nails and completed the look by adding a glitter top to three accent nails.
Milly Spring 2014 was inspired a recent trip to Tokyo and contemporary Japanese architecture, the collection is an ultramodern interpretation of traditional feminine silhouettes with the use of three-dimensional fabrics, layered transparency and architectural illusions. For the lookKatie applied butter LONDON Nail Founcation to create a clean, nude base. She then used butter LONDON Nail Lacquer in Cotton Buds to create a half moon manicure.
butter LONDON x Milly
- Kim Weling