Fashion month is here, and while we welcome the excitement of seeing the new collections, it’s definitely one of the busiest times of the year. However, keeping up this September doesn’t have to take a toll on your daily beauty routine—our buyers and Fashion Office have rounded up the products that are key when it comes to surviving the month’s hustle and bustle. These tried-and-true treatments, concealers, and more will become your little life-savers too, and perhaps even prove helpful in finding a quick moment of zen. Just stash these trusty items in your bag for a quick refresh, and go!

Jennifer Miles, VP DMM Cosmetics


I love this Nannette de Gaspe eye mask because it is waterless and so easy to use. Just open the package and apply,  and you’ll see instant results. After the treatment, my eyes look rested and feel hydrated, and my makeup goes on smoothly. It’s also a huge plus that you can reuse the mask up to 3 times with the resealable, hygienic pouch included. I can just carry it in my handbag and use again it when my skin needs a boost.”

Gurki Basra, Buyer, Jewelry

RENE FURTERER LISSEA Leave-In Smoothing Fluid

“My hair often takes two hours to wash and style properly, but this Rene Furterer Lissea Leave-In Fluid is a little miracle worker. It lets me air dry without the frizziness, which is perfect for when I am on the go.”

Sarah Blair, SVP, DMM Women’s Accessories and Shoes

BY TERRY Nail Laque Terrybly

“Having colorful nails extends the summer vibe into fall while attending the shows. I love this pop of melon as it’s cheerful yet polished.”

Hannah Bibb, Assistant Fashion Director

RAHUA Omega 9 Hair Mask

“Haircare is the main focus of my beauty regime lately, as using dry shampoos and treatments can leave my tresses feeling brittle and dry. To help keep my hair looking nourished throughout the stress of fashion week, I depend on the Rahua Omega 9 Hair Mask and always travel with it too.

Alexa Seitz, Associate Buyer, Women’s Designer RTW

CHANTECAILLE Biolift Concealer

“With appointments starting early in the morning and late night events to attend, concealer is an absolute necessity for me during fashion week! This Chantecaille Biolift Concealer helps hide those dark circles, and the tube fits easily in any clutch—perfect for in-cab touchups.”

Gretta Van Leuven, Senior Buyer, Leather Goods

DR SEBAGH Natural Replenishing Cream

Dr. Sebagh Natural Replenishing Cream is my favorite beauty product for transitioning to Fall. It’s creamy, but not heavy, and absorbs quickly, leaving my skin feeling hydrated without creating shininess. This is a must-use throughout the month, as I hate having to wear powder before my tan has faded completely.

Vanessa Montenegro, Director of Special Events

111SKIN Bio Cellulose Facial Treatment Mask

“This 111SKIN treatment is my absolute favorite mask of all time. I try to use this twice a week, especially during the fashion month craziness. Not only does it provide me with a substantial moment of relaxation, but it is also super hydrating and brightening. Plus, it leaves my skin glowing afterwards!”

Stephanie Nitschke, Senior Buyer, Apothecary and Treatment

HOURGLASS Vanish Seamless Finish Foundation Stick

This Hourglass foundation stick not only provides amazing overall coverage, but it also acts as a concealer to spot treat. The product blends well, creating a flawless look that lasts all day due to the waterproof formula. Vanish comes in 26 shades, which makes it very easy to find an exact match for any skin tone.”

Michal Kurtis, Fashion Office Merchant

BY TERRY Rouge-Expert Click Stick – My Red

From shows to after-parties, it’s no secret we’re working on little sleep during Fashion Month. Bright red lipstick is my solution for a quick pulled-together look, and a bold color instantly brightens your face. By Terry’s color ‘My Red’ is just that—it’s my perfect red!”

Jackie Kim, Fashion Merchandising Assistant

KEVYN AUCOIN The Sensual Skin Enhancer

“The Kevyn Aucoin enhancer is the perfect remedy to refresh your skin after late nights spent socializing or before early morning meetings. Use as a concealer or highlighter, and you’ll never look tired. Everyone will be fooled about just how busy your NYFW was!”


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