Monthly Archives: January 2012
The dates of the event will be March 12-18, 2012
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The perfect look of the forties would not be complete without the make-up. What is characteristic is the precision it demands. It’s not the type of “face” you put on in the morning and not bother with.
With the arched brow, full red lips and matt finish, it underlines femininity and class.
♥ Brows- neat, defined, arched, quite thick. Use a soft brow pencil to mimic natural brow hair
♥ Eye Liner- a clear, visible line, rising up at the corner of the eye. It is complemented with a beige eye shadow
♥ False lashes- this is an important element that was added when the Burlesque, vintage look became popular
♥ Red lips- whether or not you like lip liner, a rich beautiful lip becomes the focal part of the face. The lips are full, with a heart effect on the upper lip
♥ Matt finish- the tanned look is so modern, as is shimmer and shine. The 40s skin was matt, light, with rouge on your cheeks. Needless to say make sure you apply the powder using a swansdown puff
The Arched Brow
The Red Lips
The Eye Liner
The Matt Finish
Forties Fashion- Your Turn
You can find forties fashion inspired clothes in many high street shops. It’s all about putting together different pieces and playing with shapes and fabric.
I love how elegant all of these elements are and yet are perfect for both day and evening.
The clothes serve as an elegant base for the sexy accessories like gloves, slim belts, pearls, faux fur etolas and my favorite Mary Jane shoes.
Note that these additions are carefully chosen and less is sooo much more.
The skirts have a lowered hem, go pencil if you dare. Match it with a pussy bow chiffon blouse.
For ispiration check out MiuMiu, Marc Jacobs or Jonathan Saunders from fall/winter 2011/2012