Sunday, February 13, 2011


Edie Sedgwick.

There is a trend occuring, when headscarving, to put on excessive make up as well, for an all round look-at-me look. This can ruin the whole point of making the scarf look like it's just magically fallen on our head and tied itself up for the just-got-out-of-bed look. But there is a reason behind this, as when you cover your hair, you are hiding a huge part of what defines you, and so you feel the need to make up for it. You end up with a fresh new face, where suddenly you feel bare and vulnerable, so you make-up-accessorize like mad. If you are opting for an Hermes/Audrey Hepburn look, you can exude sophisticatedness in seconds with red lips. If you are opting for a hippy/at-one-with-the-earth look, you can look serene and natural with excessive beads and bracelets. If you just want to look ultra cool, you just go neon mad, as designer Danielle Scutt did in spring 2009 Ready-to-Wear collection:

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