Milan is the home of fashion with serious va va voom (think Versace, Dolce & Gabbana and Roberto Cavalli) but whilst the clothes stayed flamboyant, the beauty looks contrasted with their subtle elegance. Cleaving true to trends already seen in London and New York, we bring you our pick of the most workable looks.
Brows that take some beating
Brows have been big news for a while now but at Giorgio Armani the perfectly sculpted mega-brow got a bit bigger and a little bit bolder. Makeup artist, Linda Cantello, tinted them with a shade darker than the models’ natural hair colour for some serious impact.
A twist in the tail
At Dolce & Gabbana, hair maestro Guido Palau created hair that was deceptively simple from the front – just a few loose tendrils – but revealed a gorgeous coil of plaits from the back. After being spritzed with Redken’s Body Full Amplifier, low ponytails were loosely braided and worked into a bun. The look was finished with a dry shampoo to give playful texture.
At Jil Sander, Pat McGrath took the ‘barely there’ complexion even closer to ‘nude’ with a look she described as ‘very, very natural’. Careful contouring and a clear lip balm was key.
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