Runway looks can seem untouchable. From the team of makeup artists to the beauty secrets, we usually tell ourselves to forget about the fresh-faced beauty we pine for. But with this exclusive behind-the-scenes video with Dolce & Gabbana‘s Global Creative Advisor Pat McGrath, you get her tips and tricks on how to get the Sicilian summer look from their Spring 2013 runway show.
Kid you good-a looking but you don’t-a know what’s cooking ’til you… Imagine yourself sunbathing in a Southern Italian town, surrounded by the joyful spirit of the Mediterranean. Inspired by those unforgettable summers and the soundtrack Mambo Italiano, Dolce & Gabbana created an unforgettable array of colors for their Spring/Summer 2012 makeup line, the Bouquet Collection. Flirtatious hues reminisce of a fun and sizzling 1950s Italian summer romance, marked by lemon and mint, raspberry and lilac shades for eyes, lips and nails.
Nature took its course on the runways from New York to Paris. Bushy brows and bare faces wiped the palette clean. Makeup was used sparingly; a vivd lip here, a midnight eye there. They were brought forth singularly. And the effect breathes refreshingly. Learn how to get the looks, and see which makeup artists put what products on which designers’ runways.
A gasp rang throughout the FashionIndie office when we opened the red satin covered box housing Dolce & Gabbana‘s Ruby Collection for Holiday 2011. Containing five crimson-hued Classic Cream Lipsticks, peach Blush and a refined smokey Eyeshadow Quad, each golden compact is adorned with a ruby to represent the fiery spirit of the collection. Inspired by Stefano’s birthstone and the 1960s Alfa Romeo Spider driven by Dustin Hoffman in The Graduate, Dolce & Gabbana talk about the collection after the jump.
Famed makeup artist and Creative Advisor for Dolce & Gabbana The Make Up Pat McGrath has plenty of Fashion Week experience under her belt. With the Spring 2012 collection shows behind her, McGrath wants to share her backstage polaroids with the world. Not only can you see her brilliant makeup jobs on the industry’s top models, but these photos give you a glimpse of the most exclusive backstages in the fashion world. Click through for the gallery.
If there was one consistent beauty trend across the board backstage during Paris Fashion Week, it’s that the fresh face is back for Spring 2012. A lot of nude lips were present and the brown smokey eye is bound to be the go-to day-to-night look for next season. Whether designers were trying to channel Mary Poppins or Grace Kelly, cosmetic geniuses behind the beauty worked their magic to round-out the shows backstage. Click to see our favorites after the jump.