The 7 Most Ethereal Looks From Haute Couture Week
Like the gowns they accompany down the runway, the beauty looks during spring couture week are often a mix of magical whimsy and jaw-dropping, meticulous artistry. While last fall’s no-makeup makeup trend has certainly left its mark, that doesn’t mean the designers went the au naturel route. Rather, the eclectic colors we’ve come to expect from haute couture beauty were just slightly muted, as if swathed in a dreamy, hazy veil, while bold strokes were traded for a softly smudged effect. The result? Ethereal, otherworldly beauty at its best. Keep scrolling for our favorite beauty looks from haute couture week!
Dior Makeup creative and image director Peter Philips opted for an angelic look that was the perfect contrast to the psychedelic-inspired collection by Raf Simons. “I wanted to create a makeup that gives a sense of fluidity, clarity, and appeasement,” Philips says. The products he used for the luminous, airbrushed glow? Diorskin’s Nude Air Ultra-Fluid Sérum Foundation SPF 25 ($53), Nude Air Healthy Glow Invisible Powder ($54), and Nude Air Healthy Glow Invisible Loose Powder ($56).
Leave it to Chanel (and Kendall Jenner) to make “hairnet-chic” something we have a strong urge to copy. A straight-across brow, soft red lip—courtesy of Chanel’s Rouge Coco Ultra Hydrating Lip Colour in Arthur (available in March 2015) —and matte skin complete this winning combination.
John Paul Gaultier cited weddings as the theme for his couture collection, but the beauty looks were the opposite of “blushing bride.” Some models sported no-makeup makeup and tousled waves, while others took bridal beauty and turned it upside down with slicked-down roots and squiggly strands.
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