After so many successful seasons at NEW YORK FASHION WEEK, essie, the ultimate color authority and go-to professional nail brand, has earned the distinction of being one of the top backstage nail lines. For the FALL/WINTER 2013 shows, essie partnered with the nail industry’s leading talent to develop trendsetting looks while using the brand’s iconic and extensive color collection.
America’s nail salon expert since 1981, essie was founded in New York City by ESSIE WEINGARTEN, the authority on color and is beloved for her visionary approach to nail lacquer featuring catchy, clever names that created a new standard for the category. A leader in luxury, essie is the ultimate, top-of-the-line, go-to nail brand for everyone—beauty professionals, industry insiders, celebrities and women of style—in over 100 countries and is committed to safe standards with an award-winning line of nail care products and more than 900 shades to date.
This season’s exciting designer line-up combines top fashion names with some of the industry’s emerging talent including: CAROLINA HERRERA, DIANE VON FURSTENBERG, MONIQUE LHUILLIER, DKNY, 3.1 PHILLIP LIM, THE ROW, REEM ACRA, ZAC POSEN, REED KRAKOFF, DOUGLAS HANNANT, NAEEM KHAN, HELMUT LANG, BILLY REED, COSTELLO TAGLIAPIETRA, MILLY, JENNY PACKHAM, RALPH RUCCI, DEBORAH PAGANI, REBECCA MINKOFF, CUSHNIE ET OCHS, WES GORDON, VERONICA BEARD and MISHA NONOO.
The carefully crafted team of celebrity and editorial lead manicurists for essie included MICHELLE SAUNDERS, HONEY, GINA EDWARDS, CASEY HERMAN and MICHINA KOIDE. This strong group of creative leads will be backstage, bringing their unparalleled expertise, unique vision and innovative techniques.
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