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Feel the blues

Feel the blues
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First Published: Fri, Feb 18 2011. 10 18 PM IST

Red light:Cutwork jacket with sequinned appliqué, Nachiket Barve, Rs34,350; beige and black bustier, Lecoanet Hemant, Rs7,440; distressed denim with sequin detailing, OVS Industry, Rs2,399; necklace w
Red light:Cutwork jacket with sequinned appliqué, Nachiket Barve, Rs34,350; beige and black bustier, Lecoanet Hemant, Rs7,440; distressed denim with sequin detailing, OVS Industry, Rs2,399; necklace w
Updated: Fri, Feb 18 2011. 10 18 PM IST
Photographs by Sharukh Master
Model: Danuta De Cass ia Nunes Tiburcio/Toabh Model Management, Mumbai
Styled by Rachana Nakra/Mint
Make-up: Stafford Braganza, Lancome
Hair: Natasha Nasta, Art Director, Juice
Location: Courtesy WTF, Khar, Mumbai
Red light:Cutwork jacket with sequinned appliqué, Nachiket Barve, Rs34,350; beige and black bustier, Lecoanet Hemant, Rs7,440; distressed denim with sequin detailing, OVS Industry, Rs2,399; necklace with acrylic flowers and glass beads covered with zari crochet, and Swarovski, St Erasmus, Rs11,900; green crystal ring, Swarovski, Rs10,500; red pumps, Just Cavalli, Rs20,000; and blue handbag with chain strap, Versace, approx. Rs1.9 lakh.
Make-up diaries
Head make-up artist for Lancome, Stafford Braganza, first primed Danuta’s skin for make-up, using a light moisturizer, Hydrazen. To give her skin a natural glow, he used Teint Miracle as base . To contour the face, Braganza used Tropics Mineral bronzer on the hollow of her cheeks and added a touch of Eclat Miracle serum, which is a radiance booster. He added colour to her cheeks with Blush Subtil in a soft coral.
Braganza primed her lips with Primordiale lip balm. He lined and filled her lips with L’Contour Pro in 107. He used Absolut Rouge 153 lipstick and then topped it off with Creme de Brillance in 47.
The eyes were kept light to complement the bright lips. Braganza used Macadam grey kohl pencil and then finished the look with Hypnose Drama mascara. Later the eyes were highlighted with a blue smokey look. For that Braganza used Ombre Absolue Duo in Blue Moon. He rimmed the inside of her lids with Noir black kohl pencil and finished off with the mascara.
Get the look
Floral tribute:White printed T-shirt, Diesel, Rs2,595; denim dungarees, Gas, Rs3,700; floral printed tights, Vero Moda, Rs545; purple booties, Diesel, Rs8,245; white handbag with heart, Love Moschino, Rs16,000, pearl bracelet with flower, Accessorize, Rs745; and black and white crystal bracelet, Swarovski, Rs19,000.
Sangeeta Mahimtura, technical director, Juice, on hair colour trends for the season:
• Women who prefer a more bold and dramatic look can try colours other than the traditional brown, blonde, brunette or black
• Bright red or dark red makes a style statement. Incorporate these in highlights or have a uniform red tone all over. But red is also a very high maintenance colour
• Orange red tone or copper red shades look great on a fair complexion and add warmth to the skin tone
• Deep purple is currently very trendy. Going all purple may be a bit too much so you can opt for highlights or very chunky panelling.
Threadbare:Beige bikini top, part of set, Shrivan Narresh, Rs10,088; beige embroidered denim, Just Cavalli, Rs15,000; chunky bracelets with pearls, Swarovski crystals and glass beads, all sowed in with zari thread crochet, both St Erasmus, Rs13,400 each; white bow belt, Red Valentino, Rs13,500; chunky crystal necklace, Swarovski, Rs18,000; dull gold sequinned bangles, Rs1,095 each, and black and silver bangles, Rs745 each, all Accessorize.
Shopping guide
Accessorize: All Accessorize stores countrywide.
Diesel: UB City Mall, Vittal Mallya Road, Bangalore; Palladium, Lower Parel, Mumbai; and Ambience mall, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi.
Gas: Shoppers Stop, Andheri, Mumbai J Brand: Denim Story, Marine Drive, Mumbai
Just Cavalli: DLF Emporio mall, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi
Lecoanet Hemant: MG Road, New Delhi
Love Moschino: The Collective, Palladium, Lower Parel, Mumbai
Nachiket Barve: Available on order; call 022-66912972
OVS Industry: Mantri Square mall, Malleswaram, Bangalore; Express Avenue mall, Royapettah High Road, Chennai; and Ambience mall, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi
Red Valentino: The Collective, Palladium, Lower Parel, Mumbai
Shrivan Narresh: 12, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi
s.Oliver: Inorbit Mall, Malad, Mumbai; and Select Citywalk mall, Saket, New Delhi
St Erasmus: White, 31, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi
Swarovski: All Swarovski stores countrywide
Vero Moda: All Vero Moda stores countrywide
Versace: The Galleria, Nariman Point, Mumbai
Full throttle:Cotton cargos, J Brand, Rs13,525; cropped sleeveless leather jacket with shoulder pads, Diesel, Rs25,742; black denim boots, Diesel, Rs8,245; purple cuff with crystals, Shrivan Narresh, Rs6,325; and Mowie helmet in military green, Diesel, Rs12,500.
Location
WTF, Mumbai, has an irreverent moniker and a chilled-out vibe. Outside is a courtyard, which is an open-air zone with seating that comprises cots and cushions and a bar on a handcart. Inside, there is a combination of textured walls, French-style, woodenslated windows and red booths. Call 022-26486233
rachna.n@livemint.com
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First Published: Fri, Feb 18 2011. 10 18 PM IST