There’s an air of nostalgia this holiday season, as a bevy of launcheslook to revive a vintage-beauty ideal. “Women [of the Fifties] spenta lot of time perfecting their look, which remains classic and timeless,” says Bobbi Brown, whose holiday collection was inspiredby Marilyn-esque red lips. “I instantly thought of the classic redlip but wanted to do it differently,” says Brown. “[It’s] brightdone right.” Likewise, Revlon’s Fire & Ice Collection featuresthe brand’s iconic “lip and tip” pairings and vintage casings,with actress Jessica Biel starring in a reimaginedversion of Revlon’s 1952 advertisement. Viktor& Rolf’s holiday iteration of Flowerbomb donsa Fifties-era tulle skirt, while Dior’s Minaudierepays tribute to a vintage couture handbag.For Brown, the Fifties marked atime when women didn’t shy awayfrom color. “It was such a great timeto be a woman,” she says. “Vintagebeauty constantly inspires new ideasand collections.”
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A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"