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At Marchesa Spring/Summer 2014, the look was all about a goth-inspired violet lip paired with naturally luminous skin, a subtle brown eye and lavender nails.
At Nicole Miller Spring/Summer 2014, the inspiration came from the opulence, glamour and beauty of Versailles – the gardens, mirrors, mazes and chandeliers. As a result, makeup artist James Kaliardos working for M·A·C Cosmetics created a bright violet lip while Katie Jane Hughes, butter LONDON…
A glossy purple lip dominated the look at Veronique Branquinho A/W 2013 at Paris Fashion Week. “The look is more about an aesthetic sophistication, punctuated with a clean, fresh, purple lip… it’s just gorgeous” said lead makeup artist Inge Grognard working for M·A·C Cosmetics.
At the Richard Chai Love S/S 2012 show, lead makeup artist James Kaliardos for MAC Cosmetics created a “Japanese Harajuku girl meets Venice Beach girl” look to balance off the “explosion of color and texture” of the collection.
With the Spring 2011 Haute Couture Season at a wrap, let’s review some of my favorite beauty looks.
“The collection is inspired by the graphic wall murals of the Ndebele tribe in South Africa, with a Maude Lebowski take on styling so we created a bold, graphic lip in violet.” – Lloyd Simmonds