Posts Tagged Gold Leaf

Go backstage at Fendi Spring 2012 with designer Karl Lagerfeld, Lady Amanda Harlech and top models Abbey Lee Kershaw and Arizona Muse and makeup artist Peter Philips.

Fendi’s Spring 2012 collection was inspired in part by Italian neurologist Rita Levi-Montalcini who won the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1986.  She’s a mathematician, a woman who loves luxury – she’s perfect, but real.

The beauty look makeup artist Peter Philips created was luxurious – he used real gold and silver leaf on the models eyes to make them shine through the oversized sunglasses giving it an overall effect of extreme luxury. As Karl Lagerfeld explained to us backstage after the show ..” You have the instant feeling of refined work and quality that only Fendi can do….only this can be done in Italy…”

This article was written by Karen Morrison, Executive Producer & Director.  A production of MODTV Fashion Video Network. Videographers: Giovanni Sicignano and Karen Morrison.

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One of First Lady Michele Obama’s favorite designers, Jason Wu described his Fall 2011 Collection as “baroque meets sportswear”. Backstage Jason told us he was inspired by Robert Polidori’s book that documented the restoration of Versailles over a period of 25 years. He brought that influence into every part of his stunning Fall 2011 show from the 24 carat gold leaf he put the in the models hair to the gold shimmer on the eyes.  The beauty look for the collection was full on glamour.  Top Model Karlie Kloss takes us backstage. Hair by Odile Gilbert, Makeup by Diane Kendal.

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