Tuesday, April 26, 2011

David Jones Winter Launch!!

    The ambience was one of luxury, the walls were padded leather, the girls pouted with a bright lip and winked with a glitter lined eye. I wasn’t at Studio 54, but the David Jones autumn/winter collection launch. The decedent evening played homage to an era GFC was just an unusual combination of letters.

    The runway parade showcased a multitude of high end David Jones designers from One Teaspoon to Alex Perry. The show theme of 70’s glamour was tied woven through the array of designers thanks to Nicole Thompson of MAC Cosmetics and her creative team.

    The models sported one of three carefully crafted looks, with one of each David Jones ambassadors leading the pack. (Nicole Trunfio, Samantha Harris, Alexandra Agoston) A Charlie’s Angels – Farrah Fawcett look, an “Addicted to love” Robert Palmer look and my favorite creative look – the Biba. Nicole T chose bold lips, dewy skin and and overload of glitter to create the looks using MAC Cosmetics.


    A beautiful Monocromatic look where we have sculpted and highlighted the face using creamy textures in shades or Champagne, Caramel and Honey

    Key Products used: Bamboo and Hush Cream Colour Bases, Reflects Pigments and Love Nectar LustreGlass

    LOOK 2: ROBERT PALMER MUSIC VIDEO INSPIRED A wonderfully overstated look that accentuates all the features of the face - is a smooth and sexy way! Robert Palmers “Addicted to Love” Music Video was the main inspiration for the glossy look.

    Key Products Used: New Mega Metal eyeshadows in Sexpectations and Papparazz-she for this warm reflective smoky eye, Lip Mix in Crimson to paint the red lip and deepened at he edges with Purple Haze Matte shadow for a sharp sexy look and of course Gloss Texture! Used on the eyes, lips and cheeks – this Product was a must-have product across all trends overseas!

    LOOK 3: BIBA INSPIRED For this lovely look – all the products have been applied in a circular blended way to keep it pretty, girly, young and fresh – The glitter popped on the eyes gives a nod to Studio 54 !

    Key Products used: Posey Crème Blush patted onto the cheeks and lips for a gorgeous stain… Reflects Glitters, and New Exxxhibitionist Kissable Lipcolour for this glossy kiss!

    Nicole tells us that from these shows that “The idea of fun and colour is it’s own trend for winter. It’s fresh and it’s glowing, play with colour and have fun with makeup.”

    Samantha Harris with Nicole Thompson from MAC Cosmetics above.

    Detailed looks post with your winter makeup trend questions answered soon!

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    • Beauty Spot: M.A.C Quite Cute
    • Fashion Events: Sydney Fashion Weekend

    Filed Under: Fashion Events

    Tags: An Australian Wintour • David Jones • DJ Winter parade • Mac Cosmetics • Nicole Thompson • Samantha Harris

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