MFW Spring 2015 :: The Eye’s the Limit

For Spring 2015, the beauty looks spotted on the runways of New York and London were all about wet, slicked-back hair and minimal makeup. In Milan, designers shifted focus. From graphic baby blue liner fashioned from thin leather strips at Fendi to artful winged cat-eyes and skinny brows at Prada, the overarching view – beauty lies in the eyes.

Graphic Baby Blue Leather Liner at Fendi

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Makeup artist Peter Philips “sliced slim strips out of the house’s leather hair ties and adhered them to the models’ eyes with lash glue.” (

Exaggerated Cat-Eye and Skinny Brows at Prada

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Pat McGrath “crafted super exaggerated eye wings” by mixing black, grey and brown liquid liner. “On brows, the dark liquid mix was worked in thin linear strokes above the natural hairs.” (WWD)

Warm Eyes and Full Brows at Giorgio Armani

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Backstage at Giorgio Armani, makeup artist Linda Cantello defined the eyes in shades of “taupe, silver, and beige with gold and pink reflection”. (WWD)

Super Clumpy Lashes at Emilio Pucci

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MAC makeup artist Lisa Butler “built up clumpy layers of Extended Play Lash mascara on curled lashes.” (WWD)

Fully-Loaded Lashes at DSquared2


“Top and bottom lashes were fanned and packed with more than 20 layers of MAC Cosmetics’ In Extreme Dimension Lash black mascara and combed out.” (WWD)

Bright Red Graphic Cat-Eye at Max Mara

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MAC makeup artist Tom Pecheux created a daring cat-eye with a swish of red eyeshadow.

(Images from, Vogue, Women’s Wear Daily)

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