Backstage Beauty | Best of London Beauty

London Fashion Week always stands out among the four cities as the most experimental in fashion and beauty. While some beauty looks aren’t wearable …


London Fashion Week always stands out among the four cities as the most experimental in fashion and beauty. While some beauty looks aren’t wearable for every day, there is something about a mad celebration of color and deliberate, outrageous play that satisfies our desire for spectacle. It’s a fashion show, for goodness sake! Here’s to our favorite looks from London Fashion Week that gave us some serious visual delight.

Vivienne Westwood Red Label

Vivienne Westwood kept up her tradition of bold beauty looks with this Warhol-inspired look by Val Garland. Exaggerated strokes, blue paint on the eyes with contrasting bubblegum pink lips were living incarnations of Andy Warhol’s screen prints.

Burberry

What’s new about red lipstick? For Burberry, a brand that stays close to its earth-tone palette, the red lips (Burberry Siren Lipstick) made a new statement. “We’re doing a Norman Parkinson woman. She’s retro but also modern and has a definite forties look about her,” explained makeup artist Wendy Rowe.

Louise Gray

Makeup artist James O’Riley and hairstylist Sam McKnight captured Louise Gray’s signature mix of fun and pop in a look inspired by punk and “80s LA.” Frothy beehives met with crown eyebrows with a Marilyn Monroe beauty mark. A bit like an illustration come to life.

Erdem, Image courtes of MAC

It was all about “sci-chedelic, Stepford Wife-y” makeup and hair at Erdem. Makeup artist Andrew Gallimore created a futuristic luminosity by highlighting with MAC Strobe Cream and dabbing the center of the lips with MAC PIgment in New-Orange for a color punch.


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