Joan Smalls In Fausto Puglisi – Fashion Rocks 2014

Joan Smalls In Fausto Puglisi - Fashion Rocks 2014

Joan Smalls attended Fashion Rocks 2014, presented by Three Lions Entertainment, at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on Tuesday (September 9) in New York City.

The model didn’t shy away from artsy, high-octane design in a Fausto Puglisi Fall 2014 mini dress with an exuberant collection of saturated, colour-blocked hues and bold, graphic prints.

She accessorized with a Lee Savage ‘Plane’ clutch and Giuseppe Zanotti black sandals, along with EF Collection, Vita Fede and Melissa Kaye jewels.

Did you miss the belt and the pink heels from the runway?

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Joan Smalls In Proenza Schouler – Jennifer Fisher New York City Flagship Store Opening

Joan Smalls In Proenza Schouler - Jennifer Fisher New York City Flagship Store Opening

Before Fashion Week officially kicks off for Joan Smalls, she attended the Jennifer Fisher New York City flagship store opening on Wednesday (September 3) in New York City.

The statuesque beauty wore a Proenza Schouler Fall 2014 crimson, nude and black wood-grain print dress featuring a strategic cut to highlight her waist. The look was styled with simple black Givenchy sandals and jewels by the host.

While modelling clothes is her profession, I do love how her red carpet style can go from a pretty Monique Lhuillier strapless frock to a sexy Balmain mini, to a glamorous J. Mendel gown, to this edgy look. She has covered every angle in the past two weeks.

She really can do no wrong.

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Joan Smalls In J. Mendel – FOX’s 2014 Emmy Award Nominee Celebration

Joan Smalls In J Mendel - FOX's 2014 Emmy Award Nominee Celebration

Before she spends a month on the road hitting four cities for the international fashion weeks, Joan Smalls is really letting her hair down in LA.

Following the MTV Video Music Awards, the model attended the FOX, 20th Century FOX Television, FX Networks and National Geographic Channel’s 2014 Emmy Awards party held at Vibiana on Monday (August 25) in Los Angeles, California.

Going from short to long, she looked stunning (when doesn’t she?) wearing a J. Mendel Fall 2014 noir and ruby floral and graphic macramé V-neck gown.

Styled with Alexander McQueen black sandals, EFFY bangles, a Casato Roma hand bracelet and a selection of rings, it’s those amethyst drop earrings which perfected this look for me, along with those glossy waves and her flawless makeup.

What a vision of absolute perfection.

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Joan Smalls In Balmain – 2014 MTV Video Music Awards #VMA

Joan Smalls In Balmain - 2014 MTV Video Music Awards #VMA

Of all the models who attended the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards held at The Forum on Sunday (August 24) in Inglewood, California, Joan Smalls was the only one who totally nailed her look.

Part of Olivier Rousteing’s Balmain-army, the model worked an poncho-like mini dress lavishly beaded in Native American motifs from the Resort 2015 collection.

The uber chic look was styled with sexy black Louboutin sandals and Chopard jewels with barely-there makeup and natural curls rounded out her look.

She was easily one of the best on the night. Do you agree?

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Models @ The Vogue Foundation Gala

Models @ The Vogue Foundation Gala

Taking a break from strutting the runway, a bevy of models attended the Vogue Foundation Gala during Couture Fashion Week held at the Palais Galliera on Wednesday (July 9) in Paris, France.

Joan Smalls: The model wore an exotic piece from Givenchy’s Fall 2014 collection which featured a sleeveless dress with a snakeskin bodice with an embellished neckline and a pleated sheer skirt. As always, a perfect 10 from H2T.

Karlie Kloss: The model wore a slinky black frock with diamante spaghetti straps and an asymmetrical-cut skirt styled with Stuart Weitzman ‘Nudist’ sandals and a bronzed clutch. As always, I find her red carpet style to be like a match which just won’t ignite.

Anja Rubik: The model wore an Atelier Versace Fall 2014 look, donning a white shirt and a shimmering silver ultra mini skirt styled with Versace black peep-toe boots with gold hardware and a silver choker. There is nothing appealing to me about this look.


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06.06.14 Beauty, Hair

Joan Smalls CFDA Fashion Awards Bangs

2014 CFDA Fashion Awards - ArrivalsJoan Smalls took us all by surprise with her new ‘do at the 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards.

New York based hairstylist, Amoy Pitters, told us, “Joan was ready for a change. She didn’t want to appear too done up, but she was hoping for a fresh, easygoing look.”

The new bangs and carefree waves gave her exactly that. Amoy shared the step-by-step process of Joan’s big transformation.

After washing hair, Amoy Couture Hair Sapphire-Jojoba Leave-in Conditioner was mixed with one pump of the J.F. Lazartigue Serum with Shea Butter.

Mixing these two products will further moisturize strands and add shine to the finished look. Be sure to evenly distribute the blend to achieve a smooth consistency.

A blow dryer was used next to absorb any remaining moisture. The secret to achieving Joan’s bouncy waves is to make sure you do not blow dry your hair pin straight. Use a paddle brush in an upward motion on roots to create height.

Amoy separated Joan’s tresses into sections as she used a 1-inch barrel curling iron. Each wave was locked into place using Rene Furterer Vegetal Finishing Spray. Hold the curler towards the end of the hair and be sure to twist each piece in the same direction to mimic the beach texture.

The bangs truly transformed Joan’s look. Amoy recommends that you avoid a blunt cut. Instead, ask your stylist to cut strands on an angle. An edgier cut will create natural movement and add dimension to the tousled waves.

Joan Smalls

Amoy Couture Hair Sapphire-Jojoba Leave-in Conditioner
J.F. Lazartigue Serum with Shea Butter
Rene Furterer Vegetal Finishing Spray

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