Here at Finding Ferdinand, we’re not only #obsessed with makeup, but we’re also obsessed with fashion. And what better way to embrace both of these obsessions than to keep up with Paris Haute Couture week? With high end designers displaying their astonishing creative works, it calls for makeup artists -- with the talent of choosing the perfect lip color to match with these creations -- to amp up these model’s looks even more. And since us Contributing Editors here at Finding Ferdinand aren’t makeup experts, but instead makeup connoisseurs, we decided to try our best to recreate 3 lip looks from 3 different designers shows, to hopefully help YOU makeup rookies achieve these high-end #glam looks.
Taking a turn from her normally crazy patterned and structured designs, Donatella Versace decided to give flowy, bohemian pieces a run for their money. For this soft show, pastels with floral embroidery were all the rage under Donatella’s mighty hand. And to top off the natural bohemian look, rosey nude lips were applied by makeup artist Pat McGrath to keep with the theme of fresh beauties.
GET THE LOOK:
CLASSIC CORAL + CREAMY MAUVE + AU NATUREL
Soft and pretty nude colors call for a hint of pink to brighten up the look. Just mix together Classic Coral, Creamy Mauve, and Au Naturel to get a rosey pink lip color, worthy of Versace.
If there was ever a designer to use the extremely detailed adornments, Schiaparelli would be it. With new head designer, Bertrand Guyon, flicks of Elsa Schiaparelli’s original work can be seen in these up-to-date evening wear gowns -- use of the “Shocking Pink” color can be found in an abundance of these creations. From metallic embroidery, to hot pink tulle, this runway show is one to crave. What girl doesn’t wish that they had $3000 laying around in their pockets to pick up a new night out dress?
GET THE LOOK:
CLASSIC CORAL + CREAMY MAUVE + ORANGE SHERBET
To get the popping orange color on your lips, mix together Classic Coral and Creamy Mauve. But add twice the amount of Orange Sherbet so your lips can spark like Schiaparelli's models.
Making use of seamstresses from her native home of Russia, Ulyana Sergeenko made jaws drop with her gorgeous sleek and contemporary pieces. Her model’s had lips that were bright like fire -- a sight that is unforgettable. And as a designer that some may be less familiar with, after this Couture Week, she will be one that you will remember for Fashion Week’s to come.
GET THE LOOK:
MAGENTA POP + CREAMY MAUVE
Mix together equal amounts of Magenta Pop and Creamy Mauve to achieve this dazzling look.
Amanda Kaplan, Contributing Editor