As if signaled by the cherry Kool-Aid dye job on model Sean Levy, which sent shockwaves through Saint Laurent’s show this week, a gang of crimson-haired street-style stars has taken over Paris. Among the redheaded trailblazers out in full force: Grace Coddington, whose legendary curls billowed in the breeze, and Lynn Yaeger, whose ruby bob coordinated.
See the sky blue Hermes wing, traced delicately over one model’s eye, then filled in with chromatic blocks of color—electric orange, pink, and yellow pigments that evoked a patchwork canvas. A matching wing, wrought simply in black ink, covered the other eye as a minimal counterpoint.
A matching wing, wrought simply in black ink, covered the other eye as a minimal counterpoint, while vivid threads were woven into minute schoolgirl braids to drive home the arts and crafts message. It was a case of vibrant color done right—a high-impact look that proved painstakingly perfect makeup is well worth the effort.
Close observers of Alessandro Michele’s entourage of collaborators and muses will remember Jayde Fish, the San Francisco based artist discovered by the designer on Instagram and later tapped to supply gorgeous, whimsical illustrations for the Spring 2017 collection. Early this month, Fish made yet another visual splash, this time in New York’s Soho.