Gold is no doubt a popular choice of color when it comes to the makeup at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim. At the Mara Hoffman show, Make Up For Ever Alliance Artist Lottie created a bold smoky eye with “desert outlaw” flair with the color while TIGI Global Creative Director Nick Irwin added a creative take on textured tribalism with un-done, voluminous curls with a touch of beach-side glam and leather.
A metallic eye can always be seen on the red carpet and runway for a reason – it can instantly add sizzle to any look and works on all eye shape. Below is a quick one I did using different shades of bronze from one of my favorite neutral palettes, Urban Decay Naked Palette. Read on for a step-by-step tutorial!
To complement the opulence of Sicilian Baroque at Dolce & Gabbana Fall/Winter 2012, Pat McGrath used a combination of tonal nudes alongside with rich gold accents from the designers’ beauty line, Dolce & Gabbana The Makeup, on the models.
At The Blonds Fall A/W 2012, makeup artist Kabuki working for M·A·C Cosmetics gave models “tough, hard-edged glamour” with winged out cat eyes in green and gold paired with red lips. So bold and fierce!
To complement the vision of angelic romance at Marchesa A/W 2012 collection, Laura Mercier makeup artist Talia Shobrook created gilded eyes with luminous skin while Frederic Fekkai Lead Stylist Renato Campora gave models a braided updo.
Translucent skin with lightly bronzed contoured cheeks, a sheer golden lip, shimmering eyes with muted yellow shadow and neutral nails ruled the runway of Derek Lam Spring 2012 show.