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Vera Wang: 'Stone Angels' Don't Get to Wear Mascara

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We've heard models compared to lots of things, but gargoyles are definitely not one of them. However, backstage at today's Vera Wang show, the word came up as a way to describe the gothic, "cathedral-esque" beauty looks. "They're sort of like gargoyles or stone angels staring down at you in the church." Translation? Super-strong brows, windswept hair, and dark eye shadow. That didn't mean mascara or blush, both of which were nixed by makeup artists in order to keep the look bold. The makeup was from Cle de Peau, and a model favorite were the new luminizers, which the brand's Lucia Pieroni said were her staple for fall. The hair was by Fekkai, and stylists ran mousse through wet hair, then brushed upward with a men's comb to get a look that could have been straight out of The Birds. We don't envy the models who have to get all that out of their hair later, but the look sure was dramatic.
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