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Bows, ropes and Comic Sans: style trends for spring/summer 2019

By Morwenna Ferrier, Scarlett Conlon, Leah Harper

Shorts go micro, shoes get sensible and everything else comes in beige – these and everything else you need to know to be on-trend this season

• Read more from the spring/summer 2019 edition of The Fashion, our biannual fashion supplement

Metallics routinely make their way into makeup, but this season’s approach was definitely more is more. Foil, gold and metallic shades were so heavily layered at Halpern that the eyes “became an accessory” themselves, according to makeup artist Isamaya Ffrench, who added so much gold that the models’ eyelids looked like foil. Her inspiration was focused – “a bit Twiggy, a bit 60s” – and the look was super-glam. At Jeremy Scott, makeup artist Kabuki turned lips rose gold, while Pat McGrath added striking metallic green cat eyes to her Versace girls. For Simone Rocha, mega hair stylist Sam Bryant pressed pink and silver glitter into models’ hair and “smooshed” it on to eyelids. This is not a subtle look. Instead, it’s the kind of approach that will gain a lot of love online, where fans live for out-of-this-world looks on cult beauty accounts such as those of McGrath, Kabuki and Jeffree Star. Our advice? Think fingerpainting for inspiration and bring some sparkle to spring. MF

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Via:: https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2019/feb/15/bows-ropes-and-comic-sans-style-trends-for-springsummer-2019