Fashion and beauty are so intertwined that you’d sooner ask a star athlete to give up inappropriate texting than tease one from the other. So it should surprise no one that The Body Shop U.K. and the London College of Fashion are the latest BFFs to lock arms on a new collaboration: “Brush With Fashion,” a limited-edition, cruelty-free, and sustainable makeup and accessories line for Spring 2011. At a launch event at the school on Wednesday, models of diverse ages and sizes hoofed down the runway wearing Brush With Fashion’s brassy palette, along with eco-friendly threads by former students William Tempest and Jena.Theo.
KISS AND MAKE UP
The Brush With Fashion range, which is set to debut early next year, includes built-in, animal-free brushes that are designed for speed, precision, and portability. Packed with fair-trade-certified ingredients and clad in artwork by fashion-illustration undergrad Katarina Voloder, the lineup of eye shadows, lip glosses, and blushes aren’t the blushing wallflowers of fall and winter. Eyes are daubed in chocolate, apricot, fawn, and pearlized white, pink and silver. Cheeks are streaked with hot pink, lips tinted glossy peach, and lashes swept and volumized in matte black.
The Brush With Fashion range includes built-in, animal-free brushes that are designed for precision and portability.
Also making their way to Body Shop stores across the pond: Posters that feature a model, dressed in a graphic strapless dress from William Tempest’s debut London Week Fashion Show collection, brandishing a giant Body Shop makeup brush .