By: on Oct 26, 2007, 16:55.

Allure Backstage Spring 2008 makeup trends: Black Liner. Use a heavy hand to create deliberately imperfect, rock and roll eyeliner. Some makeup artists used the black eyeliner minimally just to give the eye a clear definition. But most used a heavy hand and went for deliberately imperfect result. Whenever you get a black liner in your hand you immediately connect it to rock and roll, and the messier it is and the rougher it looks the more rock and roll it looks.

Pat McGrath was talking about Debbie Harry so it had a punk look to it – it was really a little rebellious and fun – it gave the makeup some spirit. “It is quite daring isn’t it?” Pat said to us backstage at Gucci. As designer Frida Giannini explained “I wanted to create a balance between the 50’s and a modern age with the rock star and pop star like Deborah Harry, Madonna, David Bowie and others”

Allure Magazine Editor-in-Chief Linda Wells reports backstage at the top Spring 2008 collections in New York, Milan and Paris. Featuring backstage beauty interviews with makeup artist Dick Page, and designer Narciso Rodriguez.

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Executive Producer & Director, and Interviews by Karen Morrison, DP Cameraman: Sebastien Goyer, Soundman: Giovanni Sicignano. Camera Karen Morrison. A production of MODTV Fashion Network.


Karen Morrison is an award-winning video director, executive producer and founder of MODTV Fashion Video Podcast at Apple Podcasts, named one of British Vogue's "Best Podcasts of 2017". A contributor at Condé Nast, Karen created the Allure Backstage video series and works with some of the world's most iconic brands.

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