Thom Browne Spring 2015 Backstage Beauty

Backstage at Thom Browne Spring 2015.

Photographer: Olivia Locher

There was a 1960s vibe backstage at Thom Browne’s Spring 2015 show. Inspired by Twiggy’s July 1967 Vogue cover, makeup artist Sil Bruinsma smudged models’ eyes with MAC Ebony Eye Pencil ($16, maccosmetics.com), then defined them with Fluidline Gel Eyeliner in Blacktrack ($16, maccosmetics.com). “Tons of mascara” wiggled into the lashes created a purposefully clumpy and spidery look, while two sets of false lashes on top and white eyeliner on the lower lash line exaggerated the eyes. Depending on their clothing, some girls were given matte white skin, created by layering Prep and Prime Powder ($26, maccosmetics.com) over MAC Studio Fix Fluid ($27, maccosmetics.com), while others were painted with MAC Acrylic paint ($21, maccosmetics.com) to look like marble. Those who did not receive the body paint were completed with Shaping Powder in Accentuate ($17, maccosmetics.com) on the cheeks and a pale nude Lipglass called C-Thru ($15, maccosmetics.com). Given the inspiration of “colorful butterfly” from Browne, manicurist Jane Kandalec painted each nail a different shade in random order using Essie’s green Mojito Madness, blue Butler Please, Really Red, pale pink Fiji, and crimson Meet Me at Sunset (all $8.50, essie.com). Though Stephen Jones hats concealed the hair on the runway, stylist Jimmy Paul added a flair to the wig wrap anyway, using Bumble and bumble Thickening Hairspray ($28, bumbleandbumble.com) to create a sleek, braided updo. True to Browne’s strict attention to detail, he explained, “The hair is at that level of being extremely considered, even though it’s being covered.”