M.A.C Cosmetics’ tour de force approach to moody grey skies was shown in the undone faces that walked Lemaire
’s runway. While seductive satin dresses, cinched waists and tie-dye silhouettes kept the crowds in awe, an audacious edge was brought to the make-up table. Creamy textures in muddy hues were blended smoothly, while a warm sheen was dabbed onto the skin to mimic a post-workout flush. The key to a nonchalant make-up look – a quick pint of beer pre-show – was unravelled behind the scenes. But as what happens backstage, stays backstage – you didn’t hear that from us.
’s unfinished eye variations swiftly snowballed into the smoky eye 2.0, with smudged shadows alluding to models taking a hasty pre-show dip in the Seine. At Ann Demeulemeester
, grungy shades were dusted under the eyes only, adding to the distinctly moody feel of the look.