Christian Dior shows never fail to impress me with their creative and bold makeup. And at the Couture 2011 show, they took things to a whole new level with 37 different beauty looks that feature color-blocking cat eyes, jewel-toned smoky eyes, bejeweled 3d eye makeup and lips that range from deep burgundy to lacquered tomato red. Can we just say loves?
A Sixties redux vibe that’s making texture-play feel contemporary by giving retro-inflected looks a modern rethink.
Barefaced androgyny… red lips… intense eyes… stained colour… matte vs gloss… the building blocks of this season’s trends don’t necessarily sound like anything new. Put them in the perspective of FALL 2011′s most pervading attitudes, though, and suddenly they’re fresh again…
Makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury working for MAC Cosmetics created a “pure ’70s hippy chic” look at the Chole Fall 2011 show with chocolate brown lids and freckled skin.
At Paris Fashion Week, makeup guru Pat McGrath gave models lashings and lashings of mascara. Could this be the return of spidery lashes? Are you digging the look?
Lavin and Gucci Fall 2011
Inspired by the “raw attitude” of Charlotte Rampling and Kate Moss, the look created by MAC Cosmetics makeup artist Lucia Pieroni was powerful and strong with a “warrior-like green messy eye”.