From the catwalks to the streets, and via the internet highways, this season is all about creating an electric eye look. A rush of colour to the head, think acid hues and jewel-like tones: jolts of citrine, cyan and rhodonite to trigger endorphins. Backstage at the spring/summer 2022 shows, Versace make-up artist and Vogue beauty editor-at-large Pat McGrath celebrated life in colour with lime-green and royal-blue wings emblazoned across models’ eyes. It was a similar story at Proenza Schouler, where Diane Kendal created alternating lightning bolt moments of azure and tangerine on otherwise pared-back looks.
“After the past two years, everyone wants to celebrate the resilience of the world, a sense of optimism and hope for better days ahead,” says Kendal, whose bold approach to colour currently informs the creative direction for Zara Beauty. “Life’s about fun and expressing that through every medium and I think, more now than ever,