Grooming trends: London Fashion Week A/W 2013

London Fashion Week A/W 2013
Michael van der Ham: A strong grooming focus was seen on Michael van der Ham's catwalk. Julia Watson cleverly referenced the collection's asymmetrical features in her half-fringed hairstyles while Terry Barber gave the eyes a thick, shiny black frame Writer: Rosa Bertoli
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London Fashion Week A/W 2013

Antonio Berardi: Pale complexions were freshened with white eyeliner and perfectly drawn red lips. Meanwhile hair was pulled straight into a sleek side parting

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London Fashion Week A/W 2013

J.W. Anderson: The quirky hairstyles at J.W. Anderson were wet, straightened and multi-parted, and paired with discreet nude make-up

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London Fashion Week A/W 2013

Burberry Prorsum: Wendy Rowe's make-up was sheer and elegant, as were Neil Moodie's naturally voluminous hairstyles

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London Fashion Week A/W 2013

Tom Ford: The collection's opulent glamour was carried through to the hair and makeup by Orlando Pita and Charlotte Tilbury. Tilbury drew a luscious shade of chocolate brown around the eyes, enhancing them by making skin and lips uniformly pale; Pita recreated the same shine on the hair, which he parted on one side and gathered in a hidden, low bun

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London Fashion Week A/W 2013

Eudon Choi: Glittery bands on the lids enhanced the bright make-up by Adam De Cruz, while simple centre-parted ponytails were adorned with floral headpieces designed by Piers Atkinson

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London Fashion Week A/W 2013

Jonathan Saunders: Models at Jonathan Saunders exuded a subdued glamour, thanks to the discreetly blended eyeshadow by Lucia Pieroni and big waves of hair by Paul Hanlon

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London Fashion Week A/W 2013

Meadham Kirchhoff: At Meadham Kirchhoff's Edwardian parade, the hair and make-up became more dramatic as the show progressed. Florrie White's red lipstick got deeper in shade and James Pecis's wet-look locks were more and more elaborately knotted

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London Fashion Week A/W 2013

Mary Katrantzou: Eugene Souleiman created a double hairdo at Mary Katrantzou: fake fringes created the illusion of a short bob from the front, while the lengths were gathered back into a soft ponytail. Val Garland referenced the collection's luminous fabrics with pearly, transparent make-up

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London Fashion Week A/W 2013

Roksanda Ilincic: In contrast to the pretty pastels and feminine silhouettes of the collection, make-up at Roksanda Ilincic had a spooky attitude, with a brown-orange shade blended widely around the eyes by Lucia Pica. Marc Trinder completed the look with a simple side parting, ending in a messy chignon

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London Fashion Week A/W 2013

Paul Smith: The vivid palette at Paul Smith was enhanced by Petros Petrohilos's warm magenta lips and radiant skin, while Sam McKnight's soft, natural waves were casually tucked into coat collars or gathered in loose, low ponytails

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London Fashion Week A/W 2013

Richard Nicoll: Hair and make-up referenced the androgynous style at Richard Nicoll, with Sharon Dowsett's pale skin and light-shaded eyelids, and Shon's dampened, pulled-back ponytails

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London Fashion Week A/W 2013

Vivienne Westwood Red Label: Vivienne Westwood's catwalks have got us used to eccentric grooming outings and this season did not disappoint. Val Garland reshaped the models' features with big eyes and brows in pops of blue, yellow and fuchsia over a paled-out face. Exaggerated hairdos by Mark Hampton completed the over-the-top look

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London Fashion Week A/W 2013

Christopher Kane: Models at Christopher Kane sported a natural glow courtesy of Lucia Pieroni's skilled hands, with effortlessly luminous manes by Guido Palau

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London Fashion Week A/W 2013

Marios Schwab: Over at Marios Schwab, Val Garland paled out the models' colours, giving them a ghostly appearance that worked perfectly with the deep velvet hues of the clothes. Anthony Turner made hair similarly spectral with crimped, wispy ponytails

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London Fashion Week A/W 2013

Peter Pilotto: Lucia Pica created an icy yet powerful look at Peter Pilotto, with dark, glossy touches contrasting with bright faces. Anthony Turner gave the girls high ponytails with wet, textured locks

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London Fashion Week A/W 2013

Simone Rocha: The overt girliness of Simone Rocha's collection was tempered by Shinobu's understated make-up and James Pecis' big, wispy backcombed ponytails

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Fashion Features Editor

Jack Moss is the Fashion Features Editor at Wallpaper*. Having previously held roles at 10, 10 Men and AnOther magazines, he joined the team in 2022. His work has a particular focus on the moments where fashion and style intersect with other creative disciplines – among them art and design – as well as championing a new generation of international talent and profiling the industry’s leading figures and brands.