Trend on trial: drawn on eyelashes

It’s becoming incredibly difficult to create a look that’s revolutionary (what haven’t we seen during the course of Trend On Trial?) without verging into pantomime dame territory. So we’re keen to try the trend envisioned at Anna Sui this season – using black liner to draw ‘faux’ lashes under the eyes in between the real ones. It’s one-part Edie Sedgwick with ounces of Sixties baby-doll allure; one-part modern punk, playing up the heavy eyeliner look. Did we fall for its dual personalities?

Samantha Flowers

Stylist’s Beauty editor says:

Anita Bhagwandas

Stylist’s Beauty and Features Writer says:

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It seems that it’s a resounding ‘yes’ for the doll-eyed look. Little wonder when you think that mascara is one of the top-selling make-up products in the UK and that sales of false lashes are soaring (we like to think it’s inspired by looks like this one rather than the TOWIE effect). We played up the exaggerated eye seen at Anna Sui but done subtly, it’s a beautiful alternative to the ubiquitous party season smoky eye.

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