Over the last few seasons, we’ve seen an emphasis on individualism coming from the runways. Personalizing an individual’s style by enhancing their natural texture and shape has been an overarching theme backstage at fashion week. It’s about customizing rather than conforming their look to a trend. The sentiment has filtered through the industry, especially in men’s grooming. Superstar barber and stylist Mark Bustos, known for his humanit-hair-ianism and world-class education, is a proponent of this school of thought. Check out his take on why he’s about individualism and personalization over trends.
Maureen is a veteran beauty and style editor having worked at AmericanSalon, Woman’s Day, People StyleWatch and Teen Vogue, and a contributor for CR Fashion Book, Well + Good, Elite Daily and Glam. You can find her reporting on the latest trends from backstage at New York Fashion Week, interviewing celebrities and beauty industry heavyweights, and fashion styling for editorial photo shoots. The self-professed product junkie, super foodie and wannabe hand model is obsessed with rose gold jewelry, the NYC Flower Market and planning her next big getaway.