For spring/summer season 2022, Dries Van Noten commissioned filmmaker Albert Moya and photographer Rafael Pavarotti to seize his festival-inspired assortment in shifting and nonetheless imagery. The outcome was a riot of shade, daring prints, and wealthy textures, which was primarily the start line for the hair and make-up.
“When Dries despatched me the gathering photos I instantly thought we needed to do one thing with coloured hair,” says hairstylist Sam McKnight. “There have been so many beautiful prints, we had the thought to truly match the prints onto hair wefts, which Eamonn Hughes and my workforce painstakingly hand-colored over just a few days in our London studio.” What adopted was a surprising array of multicolored hairpieces, some finger waved, others silky straight, which McKnight positioned amongst the fashions’ hair.
“We additionally added just a few single-toned items to emulate a brief hair lower in entrance or on the perimeters,” he provides. “There have been some mysterious hair veils utterly protecting the face, too.”
The make-up was simply as playful, with make-up artist Lucy Bridge echoing the colours of the gathering on fashions’ eyes and lips in alternating shimmering jewel tones and pops of matte neon. The place on some fashions she experimented with dotted patterns beneath the eyes, others have been merely left fresh-faced, whereas one mannequin’s face was painted completely in pink shimmer. This smörgåsbord of sample, shade and texture was additionally mirrored within the nails, courtesy of nail artist Sylvie MacMillan.
“It’s all concerning the collaboration,” provides McKnight. “We had a ton of enjoyable, and bought to launch the previous few months of pent-up creativity.”