Liang, the designer known for pioneering the modern balletcore aesthetic with her patent leather ballet flats and penchant for bows, was a trendsetter at this season's NYFW event. His vision was for every model in his show to wear sunscreen, even though historically, sun protection has not been a component of high fashion. (In the last ten seasons of NYFW, I've never seen a makeup artist use sunscreen.) But for Liang, if skincare and makeup had to be realistic, emblematic of a young New Yorker , they had to include a light FPS. “I make sunscreen a necessary part of my daily routine,” says Liang, who prefers a good sunscreen to anything marketed as “anti-aging.” That's why she didn't want to include just any skincare brand in her list. his show. “There is a stigma attached to aging, which I don’t believe in,” she adds, “but I TO DO believe in maintaining and caring for the skin. This is where sunscreen comes in.