3.1 Phillip Lim is absolutely one of my fav collections season after season, and you can see why here. 39 reasons to get your Visa ready. The thing about Phillip’s designs are they work year after year (if you’re not a fashion snob, ahem). I’ve been wearing my khaki trapeze dress for at least three seasons (just add tights!).
Lipstick red was intertwined into several of the looks, and I fell in love with this belted black and white sheath, inspired by Picasso. The other great part? Lisa Butler of NARS did the make-up and created luminous skin and soft eyes.
“The idea is not to be harsh. The look is part sheer with shades of green, brown and lilac fading into each other,” said lead artist Lisa Butler. “There is some shimmer so when the face moves around, the light really captures it. But there are no lines- no eye lines, no lip lines.”
The key points include highlights of iridescence and gold to the cheekbones, light liner (almost invisible) and peach lips. Here’s how to recreate the look in your own bathroom:
-Mix a small amount of NARS Concealer with NARS Hydrating Moisture Cream to apply just around the nose forehead and cheeks.
-Blend NARS Luxor Multiple (NEW for Holiday 2009) with a foundation brush to the cheekbone moving down diagonally toward the lips and adding a little bit onto the lips for subtle highlights.
-Apply the golden moss side of NARS Camargue Duo Eyeshadow (NEW for Spring 2010) all over the eye filling in the crease with the sienna side.
-Depending on skin tone, apply NARS Mousson Cream Eyesahdow (NEW for Holiday 2009) to adjust the color on the lid.
-Using a NARS Smudge Brush apply D.Gorgeous Eyeshadow (NEW for Spring 2010) to the lower lash line adding intensity as need be (“It’s not a heavy liner, but it shows some color,” explained Lisa Butler.).
-Apply one coat of NARS Larger Than Life Lengthening Mascara to the top lashes.
-Add a swipe of NARS Cruising Lipstick (NEW for Spring 2010) and some NARS Luxor Multiple (NEW for Holiday 2009) to a NARS Retractable Lip Brush and dab lightly onto the lips starting in the middle and working your way out.
-Apply NARS Orgasm Illuminator (NEW for Spring 2010) to the face, concentrating on the cheekbones.
-Reapply both shades from NARS Camargue Duo Eyeshadow to the brow bones .
[Photos Courtesy NARS; Style.com]