New York Spring 2012: Front-Row Beauty Standouts

From Nicole Richie's headband to Mandy Moore's peachy palette, see the latest hair and makeup styles sweeping New York Fashion Week

01 of 08

HEADBANDS

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House of Harlow’s star designer makes waves in the Big Apple by topping her boho-chic tresses with the signature hair accessory of Manhattan’s infamous (and fictional) fashionista, Blair Waldorf. Nicole rocks her blinged-out version close to the hairline while runway models have been wearing them around their foreheads for a more striking statement.

02 of 08

BARELY THERE MAKEUP

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It may be a week of dressing up, but many of this year’s fashionistas favor a lighter approach to beauty, opting for a more subtle and natural palette like , who highlights her cheeks in a skin-tone-flattering peachy hue.

03 of 08

STRONG BROWS

STRONG BROWS
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The anchor to any front-row beauty look? Solid brows as seen on : thick but well groomed; arched and filled in to perfection.

04 of 08

PLATINUM LOOK

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With a brow-to-lash sweep of silver shadow, front-row fan makes sure she’ll sparkle long after the lights go out over the catwalk.

05 of 08

BRIGHT POUTS

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From cherry red to bubble gum pink to zesty orange, stars are ooh-ing and aah-ing over the latest collections with vibrantly lacquered lips that pop against fall neutrals or are perfectly matched like strawberry pucker.

06 of 08

RIMMED EYES

RIMMED EYES
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While giving their fall fashion forecasts at PEOPLE StyleWatch’s Fashion’s Night Out Party at JCPenney in N.Y.C, the designing sisters do a double-take on the season’s dramatic eye: outlines her gaze in a mahogany hue while twin opts for an ink shade.

07 of 08

DEWY COMPLEXIONS

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The temperatures may be cooling off, but celebs like , who promoted her new Paper Crown line at a Fashion’s Night Out event in Los Angeles, keep their look hot with a fresh and flawless foundation base that exudes just the right amount of shine.

08 of 08

CENTER PARTS

RACHEL BILSON
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takes her long locks front and center with a decisive middle part that accentuates her straight ombré strands. Often a severe style on the catwalk, Rachel’s half-up style and headband serve to soften the look.

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