Whether you come to Men’s Fashion Month for the clothes, the runways, or the celebrity guests, there’s no denying that it wouldn’t be the same without one (arguably underrated) aspect: beauty. Even at Men’s Fashion Month, hair and makeup is the bow that ties many collections together; without it, they just wouldn’t be the same. So, from bird’s nest hair to full-body, copper foil makeup, let’s recap some of the best beauty moments you might’ve missed from this Men’s Fall/Winter 2024 Fashion Month.
Louis Vuitton bit the bullet
Creative Director Pharrell’s sophomore show at Louis Vuitton Men’s really put beauty where its mouth is, showcasing two sets of iconic gold grills on the runway. Teased ahead of the show on Pharrell’s Instagram account, @skateboard, the grills both featured the trademark LV logo and followed his FW24 western theme, with blue opals and gold horse shoes detailing adorning one set.
Solid Homme featured hurricane hair
South Korean designer, Woo Young Mi showcased rosy, sunburnt cheeks and windswept hair at Solid Homme’s FW24 show. With hair styled into stiff, wind-blown piques by stylist Gary Gill, the style generally looked like something you’d get after a day of skiing. Complimenting a collection filled with winter-ready outerwear, some of the models even appeared to have a dusting of snow on their eyelashes.
Rains got wet for FW24
Last season, models walked for Rains SS24 show with slick, wet hair reminiscent of a rain storm, and FW24 was no different. The outerwear lifestyle brand lived up to its name once again by transforming its models into rain-drenched versions of themselves with the help of thick, wet hair gel courtesy of stylist Kim Rance.
Dsquared2 said “drag and dirt” for FW24
Dsquared2, the Italian brand founded and led by Dean and Dan Caten, got down and dirty this season, rejecting the clean girl aesthetic and instead opting to cover its models in a layer of mud. However, ironically Dean cleaned up pretty nicely for the show’s finale which involved him walking in an elaborate drag look by makeup artist Alan Milroy, complete with a fiery, red wig.
Martine Rose resurrected the beehive
Martine Rose, the menswear designer known for her Jamaican-British heritage, invited Gary Gill to revive retro hairstyles at FW24. From the beehive hair of the seventies, elevated in a modern, messy rendition, to carefully sculpted afro hair in iconic eighties style, the show itself was as fun and relaxed as it’s hairstyles.
JORDANLUCA brought back Liberty Spikes
JORDANLUCA threw a punk party for FW24, featuring an array of punk hair styles from liberty spikes to mohawks. Hair stylist Anthony Turner turned JORDANLUCA’s models, including Andreas Kronthaler of Vivienne Westwood, into an army of well-dressed party goers with iconic hair.
Feng Chen Wang was coated in copper
Finally, Feng Chen Wang enlisted makeup artist Naïma Bremer to create copper foil makeup looks reminiscent of a steampunk-style statue. Adorning models’ eyelids, hands, and even in some circumstances their entire bodies, the copper foil added a dramatic touch to the utilitarian collection.
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