Over in Milan, the glamorous Gucci girls sported side-parted sleek ponytails by Luigi Murenu and bronzed complexions, which were amplified by dark burgundy lips by makeup guru Pat McGrath.
The inspiration for Tom Pecheux’s ’fresh with an edge’ makeup for Max Mara came from the monochromatic and minimal look of the clothes themselves. Hairstylist Luigi Murenu eschewed a parting of any kind, choosing instead to sweep hair over the scalp and tucked behind the ears.
Fendi’s rather dreamy look was down to the cute powdery blue wisps that Sam McKnight fashioned into hairstyles, and lightly-smoked eyes by Peter Philips.
The ethereal theme continued over at Prada, where elfin locks and dewy makeup were created by Guido Palau for Redken and Pat McGrath.
Gianfranco Ferré’s girl had her tresses distressed and then tied up by Guido Palau - the modern-day Bardot reference carried into the makeup, where Peter Philips and his team lined eyelids with precision black liner.
Hairstyles at Versace were poker straight, with Guido Palau giving an emphasis to centre partings, while makeup by Pat McGrath was minimal with a hint of blush on cheeks.
Emporio Armani’s polished hair by Oribe perfectly suited the painting of peachy tones on the lips by makeup artist Linda Cantello.
Kudos to Peter Philips’ spectacular mixing of electric blue and blood red over at Jil Sander, a striking composition, matched with experimental ’cap’-style hair by Guido Palau.
The Emilio Pucci girl was still her usual sexy self, but this season with power and toughness to prove. Lucia Pieroni created the messy warrior-like eye makeup using MAC to bring out a more raw attitude.
Carrying on from the wavy natural hairstyles by Paul Hanlon, the look at Marni was pretty and dewy but with a grungy edge, and the playful feel came out in the use of purple by Tom Pecheux using MAC.
Classic feminine beauty was the name of Brioni’s grooming game, with glossy side-parted hairstyles by Sam McKnight and makeup by Lisa Butler and the MAC Pro team.
Over at Missoni, Lucia Pieroni for MAC gave lips a beautiful concentration of intense plum, while hair by Eugene Souleiman for Wella Professionals was tied up with a few thick wisps flowing behind the ears.
A lesson in the perfect ponytail by Versus.
Salvatore Ferragamo was all about the powerful working girl - the kind that spends her time stepping out of private jets. Hairstylist Luigi Murenu and makeup artist Val Garland were the dream team charged with the task of invoking her in the models’ looks.
Think Nicole Kidman in Cold Mountain for DSquared2’s look. Hairstylist Sam McKnight and makeup artist Val Garland and the MAC Pro team created this idea of the sensual urban cowgirl - the result was a suntanned face base, layered with dusty goldy sahara colours and smouldering eye makeup.
Giorgio Armani’s natural grooming was down to nude-style makeup by Linda Cantello, and lightly curled hair by Oribe.