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NYFW Fall 2014 Beauty: Russian ballerinas on the run at DVF

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NYFW Fall 2014 Beauty: Russian ballerinas on the run at DVF

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Can your ballerina bun do this? Image courtesy Imaxtree.

At the much anticipated Fall 2014 DVF show (40 years! So many great models!), the muse was Russian refugees. Orlando Pita for BioSilk told us the following tale: "The collection is inspired by Russian refugees who had to flee Russian in the last century. They grabbed everything they could, like their valuables and left. Diane wanted something that was ballerina-inspired bun—but a ballerina in rehearsal, not in performance. So it's not perfectly done. With the BioSilk Strong Hold Hairspray, we're spraying our brush and using it this way [he tilts the brush sideways and rakes through one model's hair] to make it look finger combed. We have the serum for the girls who have drier hair, and gel for some others—it's a different recipe for each girl." ballerina_bun_DVF Does her hair look thirsty? Pita thought so. READ MORE: Meet Logan Patterson: Fall 2014 fashion month model correspondent NYFW 5 things: Alexander Wang's Fall 2014 collection wows NYFW Fall 2014 beauty: Skincare secrets at Rag & Bone NYFW Fall 2014 beauty: Spiritual beauties at Prabal Gurung NYFW 5 things: Prabal Gurung's Fall 2014 collection (fur, Nepal and a streaker) NYFW backstage beauty: The urban sports knot at Rog & Bone NYFW backstage beauty: 3 eyeliners at Rag & Bone NYFW Fall 2014: Meet editor Katherine Flemming NYFW Fall 2014 street style: 10 best statement coats NYFW fashion must: Flats, flats and more flats NYFW Fall 2014: Meet editor Jennifer Weatherhead-Harrington
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NYFW Fall 2014 Beauty: Russian ballerinas on the run at DVF