PARIS — “Bird feathers on water” was what makeup artist Lucia Pieroni had in mind when conceiving the look for Issey Miyake’s runway show.
Working with MAC Cosmetics, she swept metallic powder across models’ eyelids and then put lip gloss on certain points of their faces for a highlight effect. Next was a spray of water, “so they look like they’ve come out of water,” said Pieroni.
Hairstylist Eugene Souleiman took a cue from a particular fabric Miyake used in the fashion collection that was woven in a way that makes it springy.
“The object really is to make hair feel like it’s kind of bouncing,” he explained. “It’s all about buoyancy.”
Souleiman fashioned a ponytail on models and then literally tied hair into knots. Once those were undone, a light texture was created.
“I want them to look very pure,” said Souleiman, who used Wella Professionals Ocean Spritz spray.