Trend On Trial

Trend on trial: floating eyeliner

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Sometimes it’s the smallest tweaks that have the biggest impact. Take Rag & Bone’s graphic eyeliner, which appears to have detached itself from the lash line in search of new pastures and found itself nestled above the crease of the eye. But is this easy-to-create look just too high fashion?

Evie Leatham

Stylist’s Beauty Director says:

Samantha Flowers

Stylist's Beauty Editor says:

Anita Bhagwandas

Stylist’s Beauty and Features Writer says:


The floating graphic eyeliner is the beauty equivalent of the vinyl coat: it’s incredible when professionally styled, but done badly, it can look just a little bit wrong. It begs all kinds of questions from those around you. Our advice? If you want to adopt this trend, move the liner a little further down into the crease where it sits more naturally and channel a more modern take on Edie Sedgwick’s defined eyes with buckets of mascara and oodles of babydoll allure.

(Clockwork from left to right: Prep + Prime Transparent Powder, £20, MAC; The Curve Eyeliner in black, £16, NYX; Scandaleyes Precision Micro Eyeliner in black, £5.49, Rimmel London; Calligraphy liquid Eyeliner in ebony, £23, Hourglass)

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