Vivenne Westwood Red Label Fall 2010 Makeup with MAC Cosmetics

London Fashion Week Fall Winter 2010. Show: Vivenne Westwood Red Label. Makeup by MAC Cosmetics.

The look and inspiration: “Vivienne’s brief was for slightly boyish makeup that embraced the idea of shadows from light , so I looked to the photography of Penn and Avedon and how they would shape and shade a face with light .” – Gordon Espinet

Vivenne Westwood Red Label Fall 2010 MAC Cosmetics makeup face chart

The makeup breakdown. All products by MAC Cosmetics.

POWDER BLUSH IN TAUPE, EYE SHADOW IN QUARRY, EYE SHADOW IN COPPERPLATE – All washed (layered from Taupe to Copperplate) from the lash line to the brow with a soft 224 brush, and taken beneath the eye and down the sides of the nose with a 219 brush.


STROBE LIQUID mixed with FACE AND BODY FOUNDATION IN WHITE and either C1 or C2 – to give the skin a translucent pallor, a dreamlike glow

POWDER BLUSH IN TAUPE – as a foundation for the contour

EYE SHADOW IN QUARRY – to cool down the colour

EYE SHADOW IN COPPERPLATE – to deepen the shadows

All applied with a 116 brush for an airbrushed effect, on the cheekbones, temples, ears and jaw .

*Half the girls have shading on both sides of their face, 7 have shading only on the left, 7 only from the right .

LIP ERASE IN PALE – applied to the lips

LIP PENCIL IN STONE – applied to the top lip only, and beneath the lower lip

EYE SHADOW IN COPPERPLATE – layered over the lip pencil for a matte grey brown tone

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