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Seen on Scene at NYFW Spring 2017

Helen Oppenheim | October 19, 2016 | 9:23 AM
Half blonde/half black bob on Kyrolan makep artist, Kelly Thompson, cut and color by Gage, Dramatics, West Village, NYC. Photographed at the Johny Dar Jeans for Refugees Show.Photo: Helen Oppenheim
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70s-inspired lob-length shag worn with a choker on DCA Model Murrik, sans makeup, just as she arrived backstage at the Libertine Show.Photo: Helen Oppenheim
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Omari Francis, Fashion Stylist, with green hair, wearing a vintage tie dye shirt, Zara jumpsuit and bag, fur charm from Francesca, Nike flyknits, backstage at the Johny Dar Jeans for Refugees Show.Photo: Helen Oppenheim
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Zara black lace top with H&M pink/white tassel earrings, watch over scarf, all on target, worn by Mitsuho, who is Japanese. (The great heart-shaped mole under her eye is her own)Photo: Helen Oppenheim
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Catwalk for TIGI  hairstylists backstage at the beautiful Jonathan Simkhai Show - Michelle Rien, left, has a little green in her hair, with Tracy Collins, both wearing fab Free People, Fluevog shoes to right.Photo: Helen Oppenheim
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Daniel Matejczyk, Fashion Editor whiteMAD, wearing white, with a jaunty red kerchief, a Zara jacket and shirt, H&M pants, Kazar shoes, vintage glasses, backstage at Libertine.Photo: Helen Oppenheim
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Aveda hairstylist, Ashley Goodwin, a rich redhead with a terrific textured lob and one chic braid to one side, backstage at the Leann Marshall Show.Photo: Helen Oppenheim
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Wow! Take a look at Kelly Osbourne and her lilac hair backstage at the Francesca Liberatore New York Fashion Week show for Spring 2017.   You have to give it to the girl.  She is fearless and wonderful.  
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This is Tinkerbelle the dog, a real fashion pro, on the red carpet at the Francesca Liberatore Show. The dog has its own website, Facebook, Instagram pages and more.Photo: Helen Oppenheim
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It was sizzling hot, in the 90s most days at New York Fashion Week for Spring 2017 but, just as they were in the freezing cold, the Fab Fashionistas Seen on Scene were on target with their hair, their makeup, their fashions, jewelry, shoes and accessories.

Interestingly, many were dressed in Zara, some in H&M as well as in top designer labels.  There was a lot of lace, and totally bared shoulders to cope with the heat.  Everyone was cool, in every way.  Check the looks here, then go to my website and see  more in the two albums there – 17 photos for hair and 19 photos for fashions.  (The website is best viewed on a tablet or computer rather than a phone!  Sorry about that, but there are now over 4,000 photos archived to inspire you on the website and, well, sigh! )   

These are real people, these fashionistas, and they can be as inspirational as anything seen on the runways for today and tomorrow, so click away and enjoy …

ABOUT HELEN OPPENHEIM  Helen Oppenheim, hair guru, has been Creative/PR Director for Vidal Sassoon US/Canadian Salons (1979-1981) and for La Coupe Salons (on and off for 14 trend-setting years like no other) …"Ambassadress" for John Sahag and his Workshop for a total of 4 years … She has been US Correspondent for Spain's Peluquerias Magazine for decades, and freelanced for many of the world's hair magazines, including Modern Salon …… Judging duties include Global Salon Business Awards in 2008, Winners for NAHA in 2015  and 2016.   She photographs backstage at NY Fashion Weeks and Museums. Check her website for more, much more.  Helen can be contacted on her website and her Facebook Biz Buzz  Comments and Likes are welcome on both.










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