Ding dong, it’s Wedding Season and we have already done the bridal make-up for some beautiful brides here at Powder Beauty in Brighton.
Harajuku Fashion Influences
This week Powder takes a look at the ever growing Harajuka fashion trend. Harajuku has become world famous as Japan’s center of street fashion. Harajuka, just a small square mile area is full of boutiques, fashion malls and chains. Every day of the year, tens of thousands of people come here to shop and see what the latest trends are.
Powder takes a look at how the Harajuka fashion is forming trends across the world…
We love the photo above from an article on nymag.com, which was created for V Magazine. The article describes,
“makeup artist Peter Philips kicked aside traditional makeup options and instead painted faces… in a vast array of whimsical Emoji, the Japanese doodads that replace written words with cartoonish images pictographs, to be more precise.”
The article goes onto say:
“The models are bedecked in colorful eyeballs and oversize lips, but also accessorized with jewels from Mawi, Dior, Louis Vuitton, Delfina Deletrez, and more….Imagine what life would be like if we had tiny panda faces as fingerprints.”
The photos above show the Harper’s Bazaar Indonesia ‘Harajuku-ers’ photo shoot is inspired by the Japanese street style that is seen in the Harajuku district in Tokyo. An article on Trendhunter.com describes it as:
“Shot by photographer Nicoline Patricia Malina, the Harper’s Bazaar Indonesia Harajuku-ers editorial is as colorful and funky as the fashion itself. From carnival settings to arcade backdrops, this photo shoot takes advantage of the most vibrant scenes available. Playfully styled by Michael Pondaag, models Ksenia Katerina and Olga had their candy-colored hair and makeup done by Qiqi Franky, which help embellish the looks even more.”
Pop star Gwen Stefani and the Harajuku Girls made the Harajuka fashion internationally popular back in the mid-2000s and ever since people have been enamored with this culture’s vibrant and eccentric outfit choices.
The below images show some great fashion & nail inspiration we found and pinned over on our Pinterest board.
How weird, wonderful and cute are the images above!? We came across them on Pinterest, and all original sources can be found via our Pinterest Board here.
Like the look of any the above? Whether it be make up, nail art or hair styling- Powder can create it for you. Why not book an appointment today and dare to stand out from the crowd! Visit our website to view prices, or call 01273 720055.
Sources, as listed on the images above, plus:
Powder are looking forward to My Vintage Portrait at our beauty boutique on Sunday the 4th May. My Vintage Portrait comes to Brighton’s favourite beauty salon offering you this unique opportunity to have your own gorgeous vintage portrait experience.
Offer includes full vintage make over, chocolates and bubbly, a one hour shoot and one final beautifully retouched photograph all for the exclusive price of £240.
Don’t miss out on this truely unqiue experience and book your portrait session today. Places are limited!
Shoots to take place between 9am – 5pm at Powder Beauty, 5 Duke Street, Brighton.
If you can’t make May 4th, then Ilona will also be at Powder on June the 15th.
To reserve call Ilona on 07580709532. For more info visit: www.myvintageportrait.com
All visit www.powderbeauty.co.uk to view all our treatments and special offers.
We have been very busy ladies at Powder Beauty making you all feel and look beautiful! We thought we would share with you some lovely pics of Nikki and Dans wedding with Make up by Rachel at www.powderbeauty.co.uk
And amazing photos by www.brighton-photo.com
This fabulous wedding has been featured on lovesussexweddings a new blogazine for sussex which launched at the Vintage Wedding fair.
We also have a great review in there too from the lovely bride Nikki.