TV shows create a tremendous following, we get enamoured with the characters lives and often become obsessed with what becomes a counter-culture that develops out of the show. A perfect example of this is Mad Men, although I am not an avid watcher of the show (Season 5 premieres this Sunday March 25) , I have always loved the fashion and beauty looks worn by the characters. And it’s no coincidence that Banana Republic has launched a clothing line in the name of the show through collaborations with costume designer Janie Bryant.
My favourite items from the Mad Men Banana Republic Collection is this beautiful brooch and the pink cigarette pants:
So anyway when Lipstick Powder N’ Paint asked me to write a story on Mad Men beauty trends, I was ecstatic. Afterall the early 60′s beauty looks are so classic and feminine like the 50′s.
After chatting with expert beauty makeup artists Diana Carreiro, Vanessa Jarman (Rimmel Brand Ambassador) and Carmelle da Rosa of Toronto’s Page One Management, I rounded up the best tips and products to recreate the iconic Mad Men look. Stop on by Lipstick Powder N’ Paint and see how you can rock a cat’s eye and coral lip.