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S/S'12 Trend Report: NARS at Marc Jacobs

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Mr. NARS himself,  Francois Nars created this look for Marc Jacobs for Spring/Summer 2012.

Francois Nars for Marc Jacobs, S/S'12

The Inspiration:

“Marc had a lot of images of Patsy Klein, Amy Winehouse, and Cowboy Kate, a book from the 60’s whose character Kate had heavy eyelashes,” said Founder and Creative Director François Nars. “The complexion is meant to look like it’s glowing, like the girls have been dancing, and by eliminating the blush it gives a strange, otherworldly effect. The focus was really on the eye, with a well-defined brow. The combination of different touches creates a decadent, French sensuality and makes the girls more like characters.”

The look and products used:

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S/S'12 Trend Report: NARS at Joy Cioci

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NARS National Makeup Artist, Uzo created this look for the Joy Cioci show at New York Fashion Week 2011.  It seems that the very bold, bright lip continues into the next few seasons.  According to Uzo,

NARS National Makeup Artist Uzo

“Radiant skin is having a moment again, we were seeing very matte skin throughout the past few seasons, but dewiness is back, paired with a precisely-lined, bold lip.  It’s elegant, but it’s tough.”

Here’s what she created and the key products used:

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