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FTV's 'Behind the Scenes Weekend', June 11-13, 2010
This weekend, fashiontv takes you on an exclusive 'behind the scenes' tour of the fashion world.
Models were sipping ice coffee, not champagne, when they turned up to New York’s Altman Building early in the morning to walk Zac Posen’s for Spring 2010 collection. Posen, like other designers, is aided by a team the most adept hair and makeup artists who use their skills to turn groggy top models like Abbey Lee and Irina into the radiant figures that reflect Posen’s youthful and bright new collection.
fashiontv’s First Face winner Jac was among the faces backstage at the much-buzzed about Alexander Wang Spring/Summer 2010 collection show in New York, where hair and makeup artists meticulously erased the most of minor of blemishes upon the models faces. Kneeling among the sea of production coordinators and style and beauty experts, a photographer snaps test shots of Natasha Poly’s face. Joined together between the racks of clothing, the most recognizable names in the modeling industry (Lily Donaldson, Abbey Lee Kershaw, Natasha Poly, Freja Beha Erichsen to name a few) are transformed into the high-fashion athletic look Wang cultivates with his collection.
“I just love both of my outfits, which you know, you don’t always get to say at shows,” American top model Heidi Mount tells fashiontv back stage Paris, before the start of Karl Lagerfeld’s spring 2010 collection show. She’s not the only one excited to be wearing Lagerfeld’s designs, as Austrian top model Iris Strubegger shares her enthusiasm for the shorts-filled collection. After hair and makeup is complete, see all the anticipation mounting in the moments before the show starts as the models wait for the first looks to be called.
From New York to London and Paris to Milan, fashiontv takes you backstage and behind the scenes of the world’s most anticipated fashion shows. See the anticipation as the world's greatest designers' prepare to unveil their creations on the runway. Enjoy an all-access pass backstage featuring the industry’s key hair and make-up artists and discover what it takes to put on the perfect fashion show.