Milan looks like a world away proper now from my outpost in Sydney, however that doesn’t imply I can’t admire the FW2021 spectacle from afar, magnificence appears particularly. There’s little question this time round has felt quieter than regular, however creativity remains to be rife; we’ve seen sartorial artwork at Moschino, elevated punk at Prada and bohemian stylish at Etro.
So right here, we’re celebrating the perfect in hair and make-up; shimmering metallics, ethereal pores and skin, crimped hairstyles and all. We will’t expertise style weeks within the flesh proper now, however we will completely admire its magnificence nearly.
Hold scrolling to find the perfect magnificence appears to return out of Milan style week, FW2021.
BEAUTY AS ART
Moschino, as all the time, took regular magnificence and flipped it on its head. As a substitute, we noticed languid brush strokes, wild colors and vivd eyes with outstretched wings. Whereas outlandish, let it function inspiration for the (hopefully) regular 12 months forward, characterised by connection and events and glamour.
CRIMPING AND PREENING
It’s been whereas since our hair has seen the within of a crimping iron however this may be set to vary, due to the runway take a look at Giorgio Armani. Fashions wore tight, coiled up-do’s characterised by unfastened, crimped fringes. The youthful model was paired with clear pores and skin and thick lashings of eyeliner. Total it was splendidly nostalgic, and excuse us whereas we dig out our hair crimping iron.
With Pat McGrath and Guido Palau on the magnificence helm, Prada was all the time going to be a hair and make-up spectacle. And wasn’t it ever. Hair was slick and impossibly glassy, whereas make-up was daring and weird; as a substitute of 1 uniform color scheme, McGrath as a substitute used gold pigment on one eye, and silver on the opposite. In principle it sounds unusual, however in observe it was excellent.
If there ever was a 12 months for hair gel resurgence, possibly 2021 is it.
SMOKE AND BRAIDS
Etro made us really feel a festival-shaped gap in our hearts with this tiny braids and smoky eye mixture. It felt recent but additionally straight out of the 70s: dewy pores and skin, a smattering of freckles and delicate, smudgy kohl laced across the eyes. The hair was excellent – unfastened and textured with two small face-framing braids. File this one underneath post-lockdown appears.