This year’s London Fashion Week was crammed with genuine British flair. The long dress and wet look are a vivid representation of Britain’s rainy days, while the bold lipstick and emphasised eye makeup pay homage to the nation’s punk heritage. Their Spring Collection for 2017 should really motivate women to jump on these 5 beauty trends to stand out from the crowd and feel the true British spirit.
Not only does London have a bold mouth, but New York Fashion Week promotes it too. The combination of bare skin and bold bright lipstick is the trend of the new season, and everybody should jump on it. Forget about dark shades and Stock up on colours like neon orange, neon pink or Day-Glo red and your makeup is immediately transformed. Just ensure to go easy on the rest of the makeup, and you can even just rock the lipstick and rock the new season.
Hair Looks Wet
Just like the makeup, the hairstyle also looks quite minimalistic for this season. Rainfall is a big part of British identity and this year they wear it with pride. The hairstyle looked drenched and pressed, combed and twisted in all directions. While it looks like they’re using rainwater to style their hair, it is really much easier than that – an easy brushing of a wide-toothed comb is combined with some glittering confectionery. In New York, this hairstyle is also a big trend with a few minor variations, such as a messy bun or loose one piece. This hairstyle is pretty easy to make and maintain, so why not try it out for next spring and completely ditch the hairdryer.
Perfect Skin with a hint of Shimmer
For this season you should stick to minimalist makeup and more sober colours; except lips. This means you need to update your skincare routine. On the runway, models look flawless and their skin glows. However, it isn’t because of the highlighter or glitter, but because of the new trend of rose water spray. It gives this look a nice shine from a day spent in the rain. Another trick they use is moisturizing to keep it glowing. You do not need to be afraid of “sweaty skin”, just embrace it. It is suggested to update your beauty products with quality ones, such as Alpha H skincare products and be generous with moisturizer for spring to come.
Androgynous beauty spreads throughout London Fashion Week via hair and makeup. At Christopher Kane, hairstylist Guido Palau gave models a boyish cut with side burns and bangs, while at Burberry, makeup artist Wendy Rowe combined lines of femininity and masculinity with subtle contours and powerful brows. Basically, messy hair and baby hair are perfect for next season. Also, be prepared to enhance your brows and be subtle with your makeup.
The boyish cut and the look of that silky wet hair could be stepped up a bit. All they do at Fashion Week is add some pretty and easy hair accessories. Mary Katrantzou takes the traditional Greek laurel and combines it with a fresh touch of British Pop Art with bright colours and geometric shapes. However, you possibly have already got something for this season at home, including an easy grosgrain ribbon in a darker color. Also, you can use a lighter color of the ribbon to pick up take your minimalist hairstyle to another level and match the colours next spring.
As you can see, fashion this spring is not just for the sake of art. It can easily be hugged and worn on the streets. Try some of these hacks and walk with pride through the coming spring.