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LFW SS16 Day 3: Bold, smeared and nonchalantly cool

LFW SS16 Day 3: Bold, smeared and nonchalantly cool

Breaking the rules

Text: Su Fen Tan


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Day 3 of London Fashion Week saw a mixture of barely there makeup and bold, unconventional dos

Sometimes it pays to break the rules—Vivienne Westwood Red Label made a rebellious statement with smeared robber mask-esque eyes and slept-in hair, while Topshop Unique turned heads by going against a beauty taboo with a bold eye and lip duo, embracing the British rock 'n' roll attitude with gusto.

On the other side of the spectrum was bare and dewy skin alongside thin '30s brow at Paul Smith, with flushed cheeks, a look that was also adopted at Temperley London, save for a more bohemian twist at the latter. Mary Katrantzou accentuated the fresh-face look with a quaint twist by adding pops of graphic shadow to the eyes.