Make-up: Behind the Scenes at New York Fashion Week

Behind the glitz, the runway and the fashion lies the backstage chaos that begins more than two hours before a New York Fashion Week show.

It’s where make-up artists, hairdressers and stylists prepare models for the catwalk, and help bring fashion designers’ artistic visions to life.

One New York-based make-up artist, Jennifer Nam, works at several shows each season.  She talks about how a typical show works for a make-up artist in the video below.

Video: Behind the Scenes at New York Fashion Week

video by Yuan-Kwan Chan / Meniscus Magazine