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Backstage Beauty with Bumble and Bumble at Honor SS13

There's just something about adding a little shimmer to a simple updo, and James Pecis for Bumble and Bumble pulled it off effortlessly with his take for Honor's Spring 2013 collection. Showing that just a touch of embellishment can add a big dose of style, the Bumble and Bumble teamed tucked rhinestones into double French braids playing off the "human anatomy" theme of the collection. It looks like I'm going to be trying this come spring. Who's with me? —by The Budget Babe Correspondent, Megan Zietz

Pamella Roland Spring 2013

Pamella Roland presented her Spring 2013 collection during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Avery Fisher Hall, where I snapped a few photos of some of my favorite looks amidst the dense crowd. Inspired by Ellsworth Kelly's paintings, the collection featured separates and evening gowns in a mostly black and white color palette punctuated by geometric patterns and hits of cobalt and citron. Ladies who share Pamella Roland's love of the arts will most likely appreciate pieces such as a long-sleeve black and white bead-encrusted gown, while red-carpet starlets might gravitate towards the striking chiffon halter dress with shoulder cut-outs, or the blush empire waist sleeveless gown with peplum detailing. My takeaway: Tuxedo styling will be going strong next Spring, as will peplum and demure cut-outs.