View Fullscreen Jen Kao, who is well-versed in the evocative, staged her show at the New York Public Library on a circular, glow-in-the-dark stage. Her lights-off aesthetic kicked off the show, with obscured models all walking out in the dark on top of bisected and geometric designs that...

In previous years, fashion designer Jen Kao has opted for rather minimalist makeup looks when showing at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week but, for Fall 2013, she told MAC Cosmetics' key makeup artist Yadim that she wanted to go a different route and showcase a stronger, more commanding look....

I don't get super braggy about my nails all that often -- but I am really excited about my manicure this week! I had been wanting to try ombre nails for awhile, but it just took putting together the right color combination. I mulled it over for awhile -- what color family should I choose? Red,...

The theatrical, origami-esque, paper headpieces worn by models in the Jen Kao Spring 2012 show encapsulated the independent spirit of the collection, a parade of separates and dresses in desert-like shades (ranging from sunset orange to safari green, ochre, tan, coral, beige); watercolored...

One of the things I want to do this year is have a bit more fun with my nail color. I always seem to go for pale or neutral colors on my fingers. Now that it's summer, I want to try out Stylehive's tutorial on creating ombre nails. It looks like a fun way to play with color that is perfectly...

Jen Kao picked up on one of the hottest trends on the streets this season. Women rocking baseball caps and the military inspired trends on the catwalks of New York Fashion week A/W 2012. Jen likes to throw lavishly seductive and coveted items together with that exhibit infallible tailoring...

Posted in: Reviews Jen Kao Fall 2011: In a Galaxy Far Far Away By Leah Chernikoff Wednesday, Feb 16, 2011 / 9:18 PM GMT -5 Jen Kao was on another planet when she designed her fall 2011 collection. The runway was lined with glowing lava to signify, according to her line sheet, "a new...

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intricate use of print was the main attraction for the 2012 resort collection by jen kao. based in new york city, established in 2007, kao is of taiwanese ethnicity & was raised in kansas. representing a new era in american fashion design, kao's style of design has been hailed as 'art...

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