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LFW Beauty Report: Matt Red Lips At Felder Felder AW13

LFW Beauty Report: Matt Red Lips At Felder Felder AW13


Buckle up, beauty junkies… you’re in for a rouge awakening. Bright red pouts finished off the colour-popping texture frenzy that was Friday’s Felder Felder AW13 show at London Fashion Week. Amongst the patent-leather, embossed velvet and quilted organza, one accessory returned time and time again – a defiant red lip that underpinned the carefree, rebellious streak running through the show.


Playful, sexy and effortlessly cool, pillar box red, matt lips are here to stay next winter thanks to the expertise of make up artist Mel Arter, who used a combination of Max Factor products for the show.

Ruby Tuesday and Red Rush Elixir Lip Pencil and Gypsy Red Flipstick were used together to create the authoritative yet fun look, while the model’s other features were played down with soft, neutral shades. Maxfactor’s new CC Cream, out in April, created a weightless base while Brown n’ Bold Colour Elixir mixed with clear gloss highlighted eyes. Soft pink Creamy Blush was worn low down on the cheeks for a ‘winter flush’… gorgeous!

Annette and Daniela owe much of their inspiration to Glam-rock Seventies skateboarder Tony Alva and cityscape photographer Sarah Moon. Backstage at the show, Annette told Vogue: “We love the outlaw approach but more the spirit of the time. We grew up surrounded by all these skater boys and we are very inspired by that scene.”

That would explain the pounding bass by Dr Dre reverberating around the room as the models flirted with the audience – we came away with the best kind of heartburn, reaching for our red lippy…


Amy @ FashionBite xx


Amy Everett is FashionBite's food and travel editor, she also writes for national newspapers and magazines including the Guardian Travel, Stylist, Shortlist, Red, Cosmopolitan and more.

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