Givenchy‘s extraordinary face masks were a beautiful surprise at New York Fashion Week. The fashion house has been setting the tone for some time now, making septum rings, stick-on face jewellery and Masai-style earrings a symbol of sophistication. Accessories that question norms of beauty and unexplored areas in fashion.
Givenchy AW15 backstage. Models wearing face jewelry. Photographed by Kevin Tachman
These septum rings are commitment-free, there’s no need for a piercing. And although it’s still early adopter material, the look is gradually become more mainstream. Like this one by Givenchy at Net-a-porter
On the work behind Givenchy SS16 facial masks, make up designer Pat McGrath said it was a 5-hour-long delicate process to create a look that was “romantic, organic, and all about pattern. Photo by Kevin Tachman.
Pearls below the eyes make the wearer appear to crying jewels. Givenchy AW15 catwalk. Photographed by Kevin Tachman
The jewellery designer Delfina Delettrez proposes engagement nose rings.
Septum rings are a big among celebrities. FKA Twigs has been one of the main trendsetters
Veruschka in Salome 1972. Photo: Everett CollectionMondadori Portfolio