Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Enamoured: 80 years of Revlon

Vintage-Images-002.jpg
hero.jpg

From Valentino to Hollywood Costume, we’ve had plenty of fashion exhibitions to choose from this Autumn/Winter. But now beauty junkies are in for a treat – as a retrospective celebrating 80 years of iconic beauty brand Revlon hits London next week.

Curated by Ryan Lanji, Enamoured: 80 Years of Revlon will celebrate eight decades of the brand’s history, from their own ground-breaking innovations to how wider changes in society affected women and their beauty routine.

Featuring artefacts sourced from Revlon’s archives, the exhibition will tell how founder Charles Revson built up the Revlon empire, but a group of London’s creative will also feature with their own homages to the beauty brand – from portrait painter Lorna May Wadsworth, and Revlon’s UK Nail Ambassador, Jenny Longworth, to Alex Noble (who has designed for Lady Gaga and Florence Welsh), fashion illustrator Spiros Halaris, and filmmaker Nicola Saint.

Running for a few days only at the London Film Museum from the 30th November – 2nd December, you’ll have to be quick to catch the exhibition – but if you can’t make it, we’ve got a couple of vintage advertisements from the retrospective for you to take a look at:

ABOVE: Audrey Hepburn, 1989, The Unforgettables Campaign shot by Richard Avedon

BELOW: Smartest Fingertips, 1939

ABOVE: Fifth Avenue Red, 1958

BELOW: Mrs Miniver Rose, 1942

ABOVE: Kissing Pink, 1958 - 1960

BELOW: Berry Bon Bon, 1960

ABOVE: Revlon Red, 1988

BELOW: The illustrated logo for the exhibition

Enamored: 80 Years of Revlon will run from November 30 to December 2 at the London Film Museum, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7BN. Entry is free. Find out more at www.facebook.com/RevlonUK.

Related

fash-exhib-hero.jpg

Valentino, Royal Couture and Unexpected Pleasures: Three fashion exhibitions to see this Autumn/Winter

winter-beauy-buys-hero.jpg

50 winter beauty buys

avonhero.jpg

What Next For Avon?

Comments

More

Acne could hold the key to youthful looks, says study

And not because it makes you look like a teenager. by Moya Crockett

28 Sep 2016

These are the most popular beauty products bought every weekend

From face wipes to nail polish by Sarah Biddlecombe

28 Sep 2016

The Stylist wedding blog: last minute beauty prep

Including a golden piece of advice for glowing skin by Natasha Tomalin

27 Sep 2016

Artist uses real plants to create beautiful botanical tattoos

The ultimate floral tribute tattoo by Sarah Biddlecombe

27 Sep 2016

Cate Blanchett reveals her beauty essentials

From her favourite dry shampoo to her must-have mascara by Sarah Biddlecombe

23 Sep 2016

This is the most popular nail polish shade on Pinterest

And best of all, it's cheap as chips

22 Sep 2016

The most popular beauty products of the year so far

From lipsticks to eyebrow palettes, these products have been flying off the shelves by Sarah Biddlecombe

16 Sep 2016

How to hide under-eye circles and puffiness

The ultimate beauty products to have in your arsenal by Sarah Biddlecombe

15 Sep 2016

The Pros Know: how to do a chip-free manicure at home

Beautiful nails have never been so easy by Sarah Biddlecombe

07 Sep 2016

Watch: the Stylist beauty team answer your most pressing questions

All your beauty dilemmas, solved by Sarah Biddlecombe

07 Sep 2016