2020欧洲杯体育足彩外围appIsn’t it refreshing when models smile? Even better, when models reflect the diverse range of ages and characteristics of the (largely female) audiences for the clothes and make-up? Mouchette Bell, the star of our beauty shoot, is one of the models changing the face of catwalks.
2020欧洲杯体育足彩外围appAt London Fashion Week, she walked in Emilia Wickstead’s show, wearing one of the strongest looks in the collection: a caramel knit shirt with coordinating pencil skirt, a handbag swinging from the crook of her elbow. And then she appeared at the presentation of the Queen Elizabeth II award for British Design to Alighieri designer Rosh Mahtani. She’s just one example of the way designers are normalising diversity on the runway, from height and body shape to age.
2020欧洲杯体育足彩外围app‘I’m so grateful to be modelling again,’ says the model turned stylist and fashion-editor, turned model again (she prefers not to reveal her exact age). ‘For too long, we’ve ignored women of different races, women who are voluptuous or older… it’s good for society to be included, and it’s good for business. As humans we like to put everyone in a box, and I never fit in the box.’
A self-described ‘Afro-Celt’ (her mother is Irish and father is Nigerian), Mouchette first modelled in the 1980s, when she was ‘young and quite insecure’, appearing in the likes of Italian Vogue. A career on the other side of the camera at fashion magazines followed, but it was only after she appeared in a show for Bath University three years ago that modelling came knocking again – and she’s since done cover stories and campaigns for the likes of Clarins, Sephora and Arket.
2020欧洲杯体育足彩外围appA fan of experimenting with beauty products, she’s thrilled to see the old boundaries disappearing. ‘That’s what I love about make-up: it has nothing to do with age, it’s about what suits you. I’m all for being dramatic with something like a strong lip,’ she says. ‘And the fact that fashion is including older people will affect how people perceive them – just to be seen as happy is such a positive influence.’ Amen to that.
Additional reporting by Emily Cronin and Sameeha Shaikh
From pink eyeshadow to orange lips, this season’s life-affirming make-up trends are surprisingly ageless. Chanel’s make-up artist, Zoe Taylor, shows you how.
Wearing terracotta on the cheeks, lips and eyelids is a fresh way to introduce brights – and more youthful than mixing and matching two or three shades. Here, Zoe used , on the eyes; , and , with, on the lips. The complexion is given a second-skin effect with.
2020欧洲杯体育足彩外围appMouchette wears .
Bronze and glow
Keep skin dewy and youthful by steering away from heavy foundations. Instead, give it a sheer glow with . For a quick and easy eye look, Zoe blended C and , over the eyelids and then dabbed it on to the lips, mixed with , to create a glossy effect. Instead of mascara, Zoe used the deepest shade from, along the roots of the lashes to frame the eyes.
2020欧洲杯体育足彩外围appWhatever make-up trend inspires you, radiant, hydrated skin is the foundation of agelessness. Zoe recommends blending a drop of oil into your moisturiser for an added glow. Try, with After skincare, apply a cream blush, such as , with your fingertips on to the apples of the cheeks and blend outwards towards the temple (a nifty, lifting trick). On lips, Zoe applied , for a natural sheen. Nails were given a decorative manicure in neutral tones.
2020欧洲杯体育足彩外围appMouchette wears .
Give red lipstick a spring twist by pairing it with graphic eyeliner, either applied traditionally or in painterly strokes as seen here. Skin is left bare with nothing more than , to create a natural glow. Zoe suggests prepping lips using a lip liner over the entire lip surface first, to ensure longevity of the lipstick. This also gives you a chance to cheat by filling in any areas that aren’t as full or even as others. Zoe used , followed by .
2020欧洲杯体育足彩外围appDeep red on eyes can be pretty and flattering. Here, Zoe applied, with a soft brush, followed by . Mouchette’s skin is warmed up with , and finished with a dusting of . Zoe used , to precisely line the lips and filled in with .
Your ageless spring kit
Make-up: Zoe Taylor at JAQ Management using Chanel
Model: Mouchette Bell at Models 1
Hair: David Wadlow at The Wall Group
2020欧洲杯体育足彩外围appNails: Edyta Betka at Carol Hayes Management
2020欧洲杯体育足彩外围appStyling: Jane Taylor-Hayhust
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