Catwalk-approved eyeliner looks
SUMMER may be drawing to a close, but don’t panic -- the arrival of autumn is the perfect excuse to brush up on the new season’s beauty trends. Eyeliner was huge on the Autumn/Winter 2018 catwalks: here’s how you can channel the look come September.
A well-executed feline flick is one of the most romantic make-up tricks in the book, and luckily, it is back in fashion for fall. Givenchy championed the approach during its Haute Couture Fall Winter 2018/2019 show, giving its models a dreamily fluid, winged eyeliner look, while Guo Pei got even more artistic, using liner to create delicate patterns around the eye socket. At the ready-to-wear shows that took place earlier this year, Alberta Ferretti showcased a winged black eyeliner that ended in a perfect flourish, while Ermanno Scervino followed suit, focusing on the lower lash line for an edgier look.
Fearless, chunky eyeliner was a mainstay of the Haute Couture catwalks, with Fendi leading the way with a graphic take on the look that featured sharp angles and bold lines. Giorgio Armani models had their eyes ringed precisely with kohl that was softened by a bloom of pink shadow, while Carven channelled a similar vibe at its Fall 2018 ready-to-wear show with matching bold, angular brows. Saint Laurent gave things a modern twist, with the addition of silver metallic shadow dabbed at the inner corner of the eye.
For a rockier look, take a leaf out of RVDK Ronald Van Der Kemp’s Haute Couture book and opt for a smokey eye with bold, less precise liner. Alternatively, make like the models at the Victoria/Tomas Fall 2018 ready-towear show, and rim your eyes with kohl for a more insouciant, lived-in glamour, or channel Max Mara, where the lived-in cat eyes were matched with dishevelled party hairstyles for a playful aesthetic. – Relaxnews
Romantic eyeliner at the Givenchy 2018-2019 Fall/Winter Haute Couture show. – AFP photo