BACKSTAGE AT LONDON FASHION WEEK SS15 WITH REVLON
I fell head over heels at the AW14 Sophia Webster presentation so I was there with bells on despite the early morning start on the Sunday of London Fashion Week. Sophia Webster is up there with Ashish for my must-see LFW schedule. A true sight to behold. Even from the look of the invite alone I knew I'd be in for a treat.
Revlon were once again behind the makeup look, which was actually kept pretty simple in terms of products used, but fit the collection to a tee. The inspiration for SS15 is a play on Mayan and Aztec tribes mixed with 90s culture and wild animals - 'rave in a cave' as it was put to me. All models had the lightest shade of ColorStay Foundation to give a ghostly white, almost geisha effect to the complexion. The eyes were darkened with black shadow for a devilish appeal with different pops of bright, yet washed out acid tones under the eyes. Four colours were used in total - yellow and purple, from the ColorStay Eyeshadow Quad in Exotic, blue from the PhotoReady Prime + Shadow Palette in Exotic, and orange, which actually came from the ColorBurst Matte Balm in Mischievous. From model to model, corresponding nail colour was applied to match the varying undereye shadow hues. A regular coating of mascara was applied to the lashes and nothing was used on the lips. Pretty straightforward right?
The presentation space was dark, loud and very busy in every sense of the word. I don't think I'll be trying out the look for myself anytime soon - though it sure is one way to hide those dark circles - but the collection itself was eye-candy at its best. Those flamingo sandals! The tiny model baby! The everything!