For fall, Dries Van Noten introduces the feather half. Fun!
Paris Fashion Week — house to Maison Margiela, Chanel and Dior — by no means disappoints on the magnificence entrance. It’s the place magnificence professionals typically get particularly experimental with colours and textures, and in lots of circumstances herald distinctive multimedia parts to the hair and make-up appears to be like. While the Fall 2018 runways in New York noticed their very own share of surprising hair equipment, Dries Van Noten’s present in Paris on Wednesday simply one-upped all of them (sure, even these pool noodles from Chromat).
For final season’s Dries Van Noten present, hairstylist Sam McKnight adorned fashions’ elements with slim strips of Swarovski crystals, and sure, it was superb. And it seems he is not finished experimenting with the part-art simply but: For the designer’s Fall 2018 present on Wednesday, he obtained artful with lengthy, multicolored feathers, lining them alongside fashions’ deep-set facet elements after pulling their hair into low, smooth ponytails. In some circumstances, the feathers additionally swept down the entrance hairline, making a diagonal accent throughout fashions’ foreheads.
Unusual, sure; however this was additionally nearly the subtlest hair accent of all time. Blink and you possibly can have missed it, particularly amongst the neon mascara — the work of make-up artist Peter Philips — and the wealthy, feather-laden assortment. This Dries Van Noten coiffure was the anti-mullet, all occasion in the entrance, enterprise in the again, with the hair gathered at the nape of the neck and pulled neatly right into a black elastic.
McKnight, the dutiful public magnificence servant that he’s, additionally did us the favor of posting a hyperlapsed video of the cautious feather software course of on Instagram (which you’ll be able to see beneath). It’s oddly mesmerizing, and it leaves us craving for much more part-art in the future.