Polly Osmond, lead makeup artist for MAC, wanted to create the face of a "practicing ballerina. It's very pretty but it's not perfect," said Osmond. After applying Mineralize Moisture SPF 15 Foundation to complexions, Osmond used MAC powder blush in Tenderling and Well Dressed on cheeks and foreheads and dabbed on Cream Colour Base in Luna with her fingertip to "pop the highlight." She then "matted the T-Zone" on each model to keep shine at bay. Eyes featured Runway Rose--a hue from the brand's new Forecaste eyes palette for spring 2013, while cream Color Base in Shell was added to the center of the eyelid. To keep things light, Osmond opted for brown mascara, rather than black, on top and bottom lashes. Lips were given a soft coat of Cremesheen Lipstick in Creme Cup, mixed with concealer.
Antoinette Beenders, global creative director for Aveda, shaped top-of-head ballerina buns, fraught with a disheveled air. "This is a girl who is at practice rather than a recital," she said. "It's an off-duty ballerina." Beenders first applied Aveda Pure Abundance Style Prep, then blow-dried the product into the hair. Next, she flipped models' heads and pulled hair into a high ponytail, infusing Light Elements Texturizing Creme, raking the style upwards with her fingers. After twisting hair into a "messy, textured bun," she then pinned the style at the base of the bun to secure it. "I'm wrapping hair around itself," said Beenders, who added that flyways were "purposefully" left to float freely. For hold, Beenders misted on Air Control Hair Spray, which she favors for its "very fine" finish. The product was then massaged into the sides to loosen the updo. "It's very wearable," she said. "It's very New York."
@zacposen's go-to holiday gift? Cookies! "I'll usually bake cookies and send them as a gift," said the designer, who recently released his cookbook "Cooking With Zac: Recipes from Rustic to Refined." Get the recipe for his Brown Butter-Chocolate Chip Cookies via link in bio 🍪🍪🍪 #wwdeye #cookingwithzac
For @monsemaison’s pre-fall 2018 collection, Fernando Garcia and Laura Kim honed in on the brand’s many signatures — men’s wear, which was tweaked and feminized through deconstruction, proportion play and lots of bare shoulders. See the rest of the photos on WWD.com #wwdfashion (📷: George Chinese)
On Friday night, @yohjiyamamotoofficial received the Design for Asia Lifetime Achievement Award in Hong Kong. The 75-year-old designer has been celebrated for many years and is best known for his dark and avant-garde tailoring. “In my long career, in design, architecture, [I’ve been to] so many parties, this is the very first time that I have such a warm feeling, I really appreciate this,” Yamamoto said. #wwdfashion (📷: @dominiquemaitre)
Discovery is collaborating with British pop artist @philipcolbert on a new line of clothing and accessories called Discovery Shark. The collection, which will launch next summer for Shark Week’s 30th anniversary, features a whimsical line of women’s and men’s bomber jackets, sweatshirts, bags and more. #wwdfashion
“I’m always a big champion of a female rapper, and I’m glad to see a new voice that feels unique and authentic that’s coming up, and I think we’re going to see more great things from her,” said @itsjeremyscott about @iamcardib, who performed at @moschino’s Art Basel Miami Beach party last night. #wwdeye (📷: @lexieblacklock)
@janellemonae’s “What’s Your Frequency?” room in @refinery29's #29Rooms made its debut this week at the opening of the Los Angeles art exhibit. “It’s about the ongoing conversation around mass surveillance, the weaponization of technology and cultural uniformity. My space was created so that we can come together and talk about the complexities of our humanity,” said Monáe. #wwdeye (📷: @bucknerphoto)
@pantone announced their Color of the Year 2018: Ultra Violet. Nearly 20 months after the musician Prince’s death, fashion is having a purple moment. Varying shades of purple appeared on spring or fall runways, from @christopherkane to @calvinklein. @gucci’s Alessandro Michele bathed his fall runway in ultra violet-colored light at one point. Pantone 18-3838 is meant to “push the boundaries of what inspires us to look upward and outward to the future.” #wwdnews #wwdfashion (📷: @kukukuba)