Christopher Kane Spring 2013 – Beauty Report

by Mynxii White

Visions of the living dead floated down the runway at Christopher Kane, a feminine Frankenstein brought to life by the sinister designer himself. Constructed with an almost “nuts and bolts” approach, flawless fashion monsters were still elegant and polished with an edge of mystery. The marriage of rubber and lace was a showstopper that left the audience baffled at the source of this delightful union. Kane’s way of pushing boundaries has elevated the appreciation of his talent, and as a young designer with nothing but time ahead of him, left his fans wanting more.

Ethereal faces were simple, but made a statement; makeup artist Lucia Pieroni took up the challenge of transforming Kane’s creations into something strange and elegant. Pieroni prepped the skin with NARSskin Optimal Brightening Concentrate, Pre Prime Skin Prep, and the new Radiant Creamy Concealer for a glow that was otherworldly. Nars’ Sheer Glow Foundation and Illuminators in Orgasm and Copacabana left skin lustrous, almost mannequin-like in its flawless finish. “We thought we could give them strong brows and a bit of stuff around their eyes to reference Frankenstein’s monster,” Pieroni explained. Brows were groomed with NARS Pandora Duo Eye Shadow, and a generous application of Black Moon Eye Pencil and Via Veneto Larger Than Life Long Wear Eye Liner was applied along upper and lower lash lines for a dangerous appeal. Iceland Duo Eye Shadow was swept on lids to complete the look, his hellions of horror beautiful in all of its androgyny and strength.