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It’s not just style inspirations and new trends that fashion weeks offer. One often sports larger than life, outlandish and bizarre trends on the ramp that we know, can hardly make the ramp-to-real-life journey. But they are a showcase of the designer’s ability to create something stunning, out-of-the-box and awe-inspiring.
Recently, two-faced or illusion makeup trend popped up on the Milan’s runway. Atsushi Nakashima, who showed for the first time in Milan with the support of DHL Exported project, showcased a collection called Harmonization- a search for a pleasant balance between traditional culture and modern elements. The makeup artist played with lip shapes and re-created another lip over the real ones. This misplaced lipstick trend did not fail to make an impact on the runway.
A model gets ready backstage before the show for fashion house Giamba during the 2017 Women’s Spring /Summer collections shows at Milan Fashion Week on September 23, 2016 in Milan. (AFP)
Giamba, a fashion house by Italian fashion designer Giambattista Valli also played with eyebrows. He had his models team straight blonde hair with silver illusionary eyebrows and a silver circular bindi on the temples. The show got thumbs up for the styles and makeup both.
Last year, Simon Porte Jacquemus showcased at Paris Fashion Week. He had German artist Sebastian Bieniek draw another face on one side of their face. This look soon trended, with Youtubers coming up with their versions of dual faced makeup.
Image of illusion artist Dain Yoon. (designdain/Instagram)
Even makeup experts and bloggers road tested the optical makeup trend and blew the internet with their creativity. Artists such as 23-year-old Dain Yoon and Jordan Hanz topped the list. “I decided to paint my ideas on my own body because I think it is a way to express and convey multitudes of human perspectives.