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April 19 2014

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25 posts tagged "Thierry Mugler"

Natasha Poly Advocates For Pantone Pouts

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Vogue China just debuted its Fall collections book which, interestingly enough, stars Natasha Poly having a particularly Spring beauty moment. Matte lips in a range of off-kilter colors popped up on both sides of the pond this season, making their first appearance in New York at Richard Chai’s “Japanese surfer girls” show where models like Lindsey Wixson and Emily Baker trotted out onto the runway with flat-finish blue, and purple mouths. The evolution of the statement lip continued in London at Mary Katrantzou thanks to makeup artist Val Garland, who used a treasure trove of metallic MAC Pigments to create lime, aqua, and tangerine mouths (Garland repeated the trick in Paris at Thierry Mugler making gold-green her single color of choice). It’s not the most translatable look off the catwalk but there is a method to the madness, should you want to give it a go. The trick is blocking out lips with a color-neutralizing cream base like MAC Lip Erase or its Paintstick in White before applying whatever wacky lipstick shade your heart desires. To be fair, Natasha’s yellow pout does look kind of killer with her all-black ensemble. Would you go there?

Photo: Clockwise from top left, Luca Cannonieri / GoRunway.com; Willy Vanderperre for Vogue China, Collections F/W 2011; Luca Cannonieri / GoRunway.com

All About Eva

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Eva Mendes is having a big beauty year. The Cuban-American stunner has been signed by both Pantene and Parfums Thierry Mugler. But campaign coups aside, Mendes’ personal beauty routine isn’t all that glam. “I’m low-maintenance when I’m on my own, in the regular day to day,” she says. That translates to a regimen heavy on green-leaning favorites and a choice selection of products from her skincare guru Dr. Nicholas V. Perricone. “I totally drank the Kool-Aid,” she says of the renowned clinical dermatologist’s neuropeptide philosophy. There’s one thing you’ll never find in Mendes’ makeup bag, though, and that’s lip gloss. “I think when having a certain shape of mouth—like the one I have—gloss does not look chic. Therefore, I stay the hell away from it.” Click here to find out what she does keep close at hand.

Photo: Greg Kessler

Eva Mendes Sings—And Soars—For Mugler

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Angels dropped in on New York’s IAC building last night, but not the Victoria Secret variety. We’re talking about Thierry Mugler Angels—ambassadors of the legendary designer’s famous fragrance—Naomi Watts and Eva Mendes. It was Mendes’ official coming-out party as a new face of the forthcoming Angel Eau de Toilette and the classic eau de parfum and Mr. Mugler himself was in attendance.

“I have a great memory from Angel, having spent a long passage of time with these people,” Watts told Style.com before the unveiling of Mendes’ new campaign. “The fragrance is strong, gives you confidence, and it’s not overpowering.” There may be something to that, as the patchouli-heavy eau gave Mendes the self-assurance to do something a little out of character: sing. “I had a blast,” Mendes says of belting out Noel Harrison’s “The Windmills of Your Mind,” which she recorded with a 30-piece orchestra for the EDT’s commercial that airs this Fall. (Mendes will reportedly use her pipes on camera again to star as opera legend Maria Callas in an upcoming film about her life.) The actress also mustered up the courage to climb into a harness for the TV spot. “If you haven’t been in a harness like that before, I highly recommend it,” she joked.

Photo: Rob Kim / Getty Images

First Look: Eva Mendes for Thierry Mugler’s Angel

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It was announced back in March that Eva Mendes would replace Naomi Watts as the face of Thierry Mugler’s Angel, serving spokesperson duty for its brand new eau de toilette and the fan-favorite eau de parfum, but the big reveal comes today. Behold, a first look at Mendes’ smoking hot new campaign for the latest version of the patchouli-heavy gourmand. The actress, who was shot by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin, is wearing a custom-made Mugler dress. We think it’s, well, divine. But what about you?

Photo: Courtesy of Thierry Mugler

Mendes For Mugler, Liv Talks Skincare, And More…

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Naomi Watts, out; Eva Mendes, in. The sultry The Other Guys star is named the new face of Angel by Thierry Mugler. [WWD]

According to new reports, it looks like Kate Middleton’s wedding hair will be fashioned into an updo by her trusted stylist Richard Ward, before it’s topped off with a tiara. But Ward’s peers in the styling community aren’t convinced. “She would look better with it down,” Kate Moss’ go-to stylist James Brown has asserted. (It’s safe to say that the future Mrs. Jamie Hince will be long and lovely when she ties the knot this summer.) [Telegraph]

Liv Tyler’s news ad for L’Intense, the latest iteration of Givenchy’s Very Irrésistible, are out and in a refreshing change of pace, the visuals for the earthy, sensual eau feature Tyler with not a stitch of makeup on her perfect porcelain complexion. “I’ve learned all my skincare tips from my mother, grandmother, and father,” Tyler says. She also credits masks, Tracie Martyn facials, and the Clarisonic skin brush for her ability to successfully go sans maquillage. [T]

More news on the upcoming, Chandler Burr-helmed fragrance exhibit that bows at New York’s Museum of Arts and Design in November. The Art of Scent: 1889-2011 will feature only sound and scent, dispersed by diffusion machines. BYO Bottles. [NYT]

Photo: George Pimentel / Getty Images