Backstage beauty was Walter Fall 2010. Photo: Gillian Koenig for StyleList

MAKEUP: Napoleon Perdis for Napoleon Perdis
HAIR: Whitney Blischke for TIGI
BEAUTY SNAPSHOT: Good-Girl-Bad-Girl

THE SCOOP: Walter Baker worked the good-girl-bad-girl motif for his fall collection sending everything from tuxedo jackets and leather knit pants to silk-and-lace sweaters and soft shearling jackets down the runway. "It's all about tomboy-vamp, military madness, and a lot of working girl looks but with a twist," said Baker, who along with wife Agnes, collaborated on makeup with Napoleon Perdis. "Blue and black is the base of the whole collection so we wanted something with a little blue in it to really pop and make everything come alive," explained Baker.

Blue eyes took center stage at the hands of Perdis, who created a beautiful blue palette for the girls. "It's not too dark, but looks as if she applied it all herself," he said. "I wanted it to look like the kind of girl who just rimmed her eyes for day but then for night she adds a little bit of blue to make it look amazing-she's a tomboy but she's pretty." Flawless skin paired with a natural lip and lots of lashes was pretty indeed.

Across the room in hair, stylist Whitney Blischke created a super-sleek ponytail to play against the good-girl-bad-girl theme. "The good girl has a ponytail but she's also a bad girl because it's very sleek and shiny and kind of militant," she said. Blonde models had their ponies secured with a black ribbon while brunettes received a mushroom-colored one.

GET THE LOOK - MAKEUP: All products by Napoleon Perdis. He primed skin with Auto Pilot Pre-Foundation Skin Primer, then applied Boudoir Mist foundation and Stick Foundation oncealer. On face Perdis also used Camera Finish powder and Mesmer-Eyes. On cheeks, he added contour with Stick Foundation and highlighted with Color Disc #44 White. On eyes, he brushed Divine Marchesa Quad Blue and Black on mobile lids and Color Disc #16 Blue on the socket and brow bone. Perdis lined eyes with China Doll Eyeliner Equinox, Divine Marchesa Quad Blue and Black and Loose Dust #8 Blue Velvet.

GET THE LOOK - HAIR: All products by TIGI. Blischke used Root Boost on the hairline in combination with a blow dryer to help control flyaways, then she pulled hair back into a sleek ponytail. To finish, she sprayed Catwalk Hairspray.

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