The grooming trends that shaped Milan Fashion Week S/S 2014

An image in which make-up artist is Tom Pecheux
Marni: In keeping with Consuelo Castiglioni's sportif theme, make-up artist Tom Pecheux's keyword for his work at Marni was 'purity', which he perfectly blended into the models' luminous faces, partly shaded by bejewelled visors . Writer: Rosa Bertoli
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The girls at Fendi wore matching black wigs

Fendi: The girls at Fendi wore matching black wigs cut in a short irregular bob. Their faces were left bare except for a thick layer of matte coral lipstick 

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The glamorous beauties at Dsquared²

Dsquared²: The glamorous beauties at Dsquared² had a pop of fluorescent lipstick and heavily bronzed cheeks by Charlotte Tilbury, with vaporous, 1950s-esque hair by Sam McKnight

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A bright pop of colour on the models' lips

MSGM: A bright pop of colour on the models' lips highlighted Val Garland's 'tropical sundae' faces at MSGM. Neil Moodie kept things easy with a classic low ponytail

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An image of the models with pearlescent touches on the eyes and lips

No 21: At this show a glamorous sophistication was achieved with pearlescent touches on the eyes and lips, matched with relaxed, blow-dried locks

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 Miuccia Prada's eyebrow-less girls with a spooky look

Prada: Miuccia Prada's eyebrow-less girls had a somewhat spooky look courtesy of Pat McGrath's Pop paint job, with pastel colours blended widely across the eyelids. Guido Palau kept things simple and lady-like with a smooth mane parted to one side

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 A natural look for the models at Bottega Veneta

Bottega Veneta: A natural look was requested at Bottega Veneta, with Guido Palau fashioning a seemingly unkempt, wavy hairdo, while Pat McGrath added a touch of gloss to the models' lips over bright, uniformed skin

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The Emporio label models with small braids created by brand regular Franco Gobbi.

Emporio Armani: This season the beauty at Armani was an experimental affair. The Emporio label featured otherwordly creatures with small braids created by brand regular Franco Gobbi. Make-up artist Linda Cantello outlined the eyelashes with a thick mascara and added a pink shade on lips for a youthful look

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An enthusiastic use of dark green around the models' eyes

Giorgio Armani: Mr Armani's maximalist collection was aptly matched to a curled pompadour hairdo and an enthusiastic use of dark green around the models' eyes, once again courtesy of Franco Gobbi and Linda Cantello

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Luigi Murenu left hair wet and loose for the show

Gucci: Luigi Murenu left hair wet and loose, combing it back into a textured look. Pat McGrath then gave depth to the gaze with a liquid brown shadow around the eyes

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Guido Palau and Pat McGrath worked together to create a sophisticated look

Jil Sander: Another natural look graced the catwalk at Jil Sander. Guido Palau and Pat McGrath worked together to create a sophisticated combination of low side-parted ponytails and essential make-up 

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Tom Pecheux and Luigi Murenu gave an enhanced look on the model

Max Mara: Tom Pecheux employed an unusual sparkly dust over lids and brows at Max Mara, creating an eerie look, which was enhanced by Luigi Murenu's sleek, wavy hair

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The look at Missoni was about raw beauty, with textured hair

Missoni: The look at Missoni was about raw beauty, with textured hair fashioned into irregular waves and eyes thickly lined by Lucia Pieroni

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Eugene Souleiman and Tom Pecheux gave an enhanced look to the models.

Ports 1961: The menswear references at Ports 1961 was contrasted with an ultra feminine beauty look. Eugene Souleiman created a sleekly side-parted low chignon, while Tom Pecheux's focus was on a soft red lip and magnetic eyes

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No makeup look with just some imperceptible shading used to highlight models' features

Emilio Pucci: Lisa Butler's concept backstage was 'a strong girl who doesn't need make-up', with just some imperceptible shading used to highlight models' features. Equally effortless were Luigi Murenu's hairdos, consisting of slightly wavy locks

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Diane Kendal chose a modern, pure look at Roberto Cavalli

Roberto Cavalli: Diane Kendal chose a modern, pure look at Roberto Cavalli, creating a pleasant contrast with the 1920s references of the collection

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Sophisticated tailoring was paired with elegant make-up by Lisa Butler at Ferragamo

Salvatore Ferragamo: For Spring, sophisticated tailoring was paired with elegant make-up by Lisa Butler at Ferragamo, who added a little bronzer to the cheeks and smudged a maroon shade to frame the eyes

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Anthony Turner and Charlotte Tilbury crafted a youthful combo of blow-dried hair and naturally bright faces

Sportmax: Another pared-back look was seen at Sportmax, where Anthony Turner and Charlotte Tilbury crafted a youthful combo of blow-dried hair and naturally bright faces

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An image of models with big wavy hair was paired with a thickly lined eye and heavily blushed cheeks

Versace: Donatella's girls always look va-va-voom beautiful, and this season was no exception. Big wavy hair was paired with a thickly lined eye and heavily blushed cheeks

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Tom Pecheux and Eugene Souleiman gave an enhanced look to the model

Antonio Marras: Tom Pecheux's focus was on colour, with bright fuchsia painted on the lips and a shade of aqua dusted on the eyelids. Eugene Souleiman's hair had a graphic feel, with an asymmetrical parting and stiff locks poking out from the back of the models' heads

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Gaia Trussardi's summer collection was inspired by a Californian road trip

Trussardi: Gaia Trussardi's summer collection was inspired by a Californian road trip. To match, the girls had wispy ponytails by stylist Sam McKnight and slightly blushed faces by Karim Rahman - perfectly echoing the freedom of the road

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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.