Thakoon’s garden-inspired collection featured hair and faces thatfelt equally whimsical, but unequivocally modern.
“The word is fantasy,” said makeup artist Diane Kendal, whoselook also nodded to Mia Farrow in The Great Gatsby, and focused on browsand cheeks. “[The collection is] influenced by birds, butterflies andhas a lot of prints.” To begin, Kendal applied Nars Luminous MoistureCream and Optimal Brightening Concentrate to models to impart a“reflective” quality. To perfect complexions, Kendal used all newproducts for spring, Radiant Creamy Concealer, Light Reflecting SettingPowder and Seduction Blush — which was used lower on the face ratherthan the cheekbone, “like a painting.” Brows, one of the focal points ofthe look, “alluded to the fantasy” and were darkened with Mambo andJodhpur Eyeliner pencils. Lashes were curled and left mascara-free andboth Bali and Blondie Single Eyeshadows were used in the crease of theeye. Santa Monica Blvd Larger Than Life Long-Wear Eyeliner was also usedon eyes.
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For @laperlalingerie's spring 2018 show, the brand chose to host their event at @thevenetianmacao. With Chinese megastars @bingbing_fan and @hubing in attendance, La Perla debuted a rock ‘n’ roll-inspired collection. The show marked the start of Sands Macao Fashion Week, which runs from October 19 to 24 — the city’s first such event. Pictured here are models backstage with glimmering eyes. #wwdfashion (📷: Cheuk-Yin To)
Trending for spring 2018: top stitch design. Gone are the days of stitch just for seams — designers are using the once-minimal detail to create strong decorative elements. (📷: Paola Testa; Styled by @andrew_shang) #wwdfashion
@tradesy is turning the concept of a showroom upside down with its new space in Santa Monica. Here, the company plans to hold events, art exhibits and a showcase rare fashion pieces like this Louis Vuitton boxing set. Get all the details on Tradesy’s first showroom on WWD.com. #wwdnews
Spotted last night at the @erdem x @hm launch event: Kate Bosworth, Rashida Jones, Kirsten Dunst and Selma Blair. The party, which took place in LA, also marked the opening of their pop-up shop. “I was interested in creating a collection that wasn’t in any way disposable. It was about pieces you’d create and keep forever, things that have a permanence to it,” designer Erdem Moralioglu said. #wwdeye (📷: Katie Jones)
Renee Zellweger in yellow in 2001 and again in 2017. Chosen as one of the 12 @pantone Leading Spring Colors (and dubbed “Meadowlark”), it only makes sense that the bright hue stands the test of time and is making a resurgence this season, seen already on stars like @blakelively and @gigihadid. (📷: Donato Sardello & @rexfeatures) #wwdfashion #tbt
Dior’s 70th anniversary celebration continues with a new exhibition at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. “Christian Dior,” which is scheduled to run through March 18, takes a look at the founders tenure from 1947 to 1057 and feature 40 designs. Pictured here is an evening gown from the Ailée, fall 1948-49 haute couture collection. #wwdfashion (📷: Brian Boyle)