The relaxing, calm and soothing vibe in the backstage area at Chloé. Ahhhh. Photo: Vanessa Craft

The backstage tents for the Chloe show may have been a swarming hot mess, but the beauty look for fall was sophisticated, controlled and didn’t involve a single person elbowing you in the kidneys. High five.

The beauty look for Chloé Fall 2013.

Hair stylist Anthony Turner created low slung, simple pony tails with side parts. While getting jostled by camera crews and international media, he told me he felt the beauty focus was a slight departure for the design house. "It’s a little bit different to what I think of as the ideal Chloe woman, which to me is this soft, very natural feeling," he said. "This season she’s a bit stronger. Words like androgyny, strength, power — that’s where we were heading." Turner used Tigi Root Boost to prep hair and then finished with old school Black & White hair pomade. "It’s boyish hair on a girl," he said, admitting he enjoyed the idea of using men’s products to create the sleek style.

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