Kristen Bateman, Harper's Bazaar

Kristen Bateman

Harper's Bazaar

Hong Kong

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Recent articles by Kristen:

Everything You Need to Know About Paris Fashion Week

From the standout models to the accessories that will be everywhere this spring. → Read More

Y2K Designer Logos Are Back, But Not Quite How You Remember

A look at the Y2K trend and the key items you need to pull it off. → Read More

7 Things You Missed at Dolce & Gabbana's Epic Venice Alta Moda Show

The star-studded show included celeb kids on the runway, JLo on a gondala, and a celebration of Italian craftsmanship. → Read More

Tod's Completes Phase Two of Massive Colosseum Renovation

Dolce Vita, indeed. → Read More

Why Shopping Site Farfetch Might Be the New Barneys

Fashion’s Mandalorians seem to think so, finding bounties of luxury in one of the brightest stars in the e-commerce galaxy. → Read More

How Pink Hair Came to Define the Aesthetic of COVID-19

“Very often, pink is thought to have a calming effect.” → Read More

How Fashion And Activism Have Evolved Together

Fashion has always been used as an object of activism and stood for codes that go far beyond aesthetics. Just take Michelle Obama’s V-O-T-E necklace worn for her speech at the 2020 Democratic National Convention. Clothing isn't always just… → Read More

15 Quotes That Prove Black Is The Most Powerful Color In Fashion

From the mouths of Karl Lagerfeld, Oscar de la Renta and more, discover the best fashion quotes about the color black. → Read More

6 Emerging Handbag Designers Changing Things Up In 2020

For those who follow the fashion cycle, there's a thrill that comes with wearing an outfit that no one else has tried yet. But it only takes one piece to make an outfit feel ahead of the curve: a new handbag from an emerging designer. Without having… → Read More

Kenneth Ize Is the Designer Bringing Nigerian Culture to Paris

The LVMH winner made his debut during Paris Fashion Week. → Read More

Maison Margiela’s PFW 2020 Show Took On Sustainability

The brand has always proved to be ahead of the rest of the fashion world. → Read More

Paris Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2020: Best Hair and Makeup Trends — Photos

Paris Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2020 is showcasing some of the most dazzling hair and makeup trends we've ever seen. Here, we break down our favorite shows like Yves Saint Laurent, Dior, and more, and highlight trends that are going to be seen everywhere this year. → Read More

The Spring 2020 Couture Week Trends Worth Trying Right Now

Rank the world's fashion capitals and it’s hard to put any city above Paris. After all, Paris is the place where some of the most iconic and storied brands are based. Think about it; Chanel, Dior, Givenchy are all headquartered there. And not only… → Read More

Remake Fashion: How Upcycling Started in the Toyko Fashion Industry

Japanese designers were early-adopters of upcycling. → Read More

MAC and Comme des Garçons Team Up for Temporary Tattoo Kit

MAC has teamed up with fashion brand Comme des Garçons for a collection of makeup products inspired by a temporary tattoo kit. The fun part about the collab is that it's designed to mimic real tattooed skin that's been faded from time. The catch? The collection is only available in Paris. → Read More

The Best Hair, Makeup, and Nails From Paris Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2020

Paris Fashion Week is here again, and with that comes a slew of amazing, inspirational beauty looks from the runways. As we’ve already seen on the catwalks of New York, London, and Milan, makeup artists are unafraid to make a bold statement this season, whether it comes in the form of neon eyeliner or crystal embellished eyes. → Read More

Why Fall 2019's Camouflage Fashion Trend Is Being Endorsed By Major Designers

Earlier this year, Miu Miu sent models down the runway wearing a slew of camo printed hoodies, capes, chunky boots and sturdy purses at Paris Fashion Week for the brand’s Fall/Winter 2019 collection. Designer Miuccia Prada showed the storied print… → Read More

How to Wear Black Lipstick — Makeup Artist Tips, Product Recommendations

While dark shades like black are naturally associated with the cooler months, runway shows, and goth vibes, makeup artists far and wide have proved this dark horse is also an easy and edgy way to update any look year-round. → Read More

Dominique Ropion on What Makes Armani Privé Orangerie Venise a Haute Couture Fragrance: Interview

Known for creating some of the most iconic perfumes of all time (Calvin Klein Euphoria, Theirry Mugler Angel, Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb and Frédéric Malle Carnal Flower, just to name a few!) Ropion took inspiration from the beauty of nature and fabled gardens inside the greenhouse of Venice’s Giardini in Castello. → Read More

Paris Couture Fall 2019: '80s Hair and Makeup Trends — Photos

Massive hair, sky-high ponytails, and brow-high metallic shadows these are just a few of the '80s beauty staples makeup artists and hairstylists are experimenting with for Paris Couture week fall 2019. See three major '80s-inspired hair and makeup moments from the runway, here. → Read More