The Prettiest, Weirdest Beauty of Fashion Week

Photo: Helga Traxler

It takes Fashion Week to restore your faith in flower crowns. Yesterday’s Rodarte show had everyone backstage oohing and aahing over the handmade live baby orchid crowns that Odile Gilbert and her Schwarzkopf team pinned into models’ hair backstage. Yet in the same week, we’ve seen a glitter look at Opening Ceremony so pretty that it might make you swear off matte for good, and a few weird beauty looks from the usual suspects like Hood by Air, Gypsy Sport, and Thom Browne. Click through the slideshow to see the best of beauty so far from the week, from the fantastical to the strange, from the ethereal to the clumpy