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Paris Fashion Week A / W 2022-23, Dries Van Noten and the dreamy make-up inspired by Mina – iO Donna

Minspiration of color, of bold contrasts between shades and fabrics, of tradition combined with audacity: Dries Van Noten presents his collection during the Parigi Fashion Week A/I 2022-23 and it does not contradict itself.

To accompany Principi di Galles fabrics and animalier patterns, there is a make-up look marked and decisive inspired by Mina, in particular from her Seventies periodas the couturier himself told during the presentation video. Nuance darkcharged and decided for a makeup focused on eyes and lips and which create muffled, dreamy and dreamy atmospheres.

Then, the announcement: the show reveals itself the perfect opportunity to preview the beauty line, arriving in May 2022.

Paris Fashion Week FW 2022/23: Dries Van Noten pays homage to Mina with make up

Key word of the make-up look, created by make-up artist Lucy Bridge, is “strong”. The lips are dark, colored by extra dark lipsticks such as burgundy and burgundy, in a slightly satin effect that makes the nuance even fuller.

The eyes are double-layered with black from a stroke of eyeliner that draws a new eye contour to make them appear larger and outlines, under the lower lash line, very thin hand strokes to create the illusion of infinitely elongated eyelashes.


It is Dries Van Noten’s vision of the Italian woman, halfway between the Tiger of Cremona and those told by Luchino Visconti, strong and passionate. A fundamental make-up for this collection, not only to recreate the atmosphere but above all because at the center of a new world that the Belgian designer has just discovered.

Dries Van Noten makes his debut in make-up: from May 2022 the first line

Dries Van Noten essential beauty: the show reveals itself the opportunity to preview the line arriving in May 2022.

The first beauty collection of the Belgian designer will consist of ten gender fluid olfactory creations and from thirty lipsticks, plus from a series of other accessories, including mirrors, brushes and travel pouches.

The common denominator of this world? Color, as always. Or rather, the combination of shades and daring patterns.

Like those that distinguish its ten bottles. The zebra pattern with a ballerina pink, a dark speckled with purple, cardinal red alongside the patterns of blue Delf porcelain.

Bold combinations, perhaps unlikely for some, which have always characterized her fashion and which now inspire the bottles of fragrances.

Dries Van Noten fragrances arriving in May, previews

They will not be the usual olfactory compositionsis the announcement: the ingredients of the creations are intense, strong and powerful.

Malaquais Silkwhich takes its name from the street of its Parisian boutique on the Left Bank, is a combination of silk and chestnut. Raving Rosethe first fragrance that started this new olfactory experience, is a rose made electric by black and pink pepper.

The inspiration? Not only a particular quality of pink from his garden, with a neon pink color, but also the completely French habit of eating strawberries with pepper.

And if Voodoo Chile is inspired by the electric sound of Jimi Hendrix’s guitar, with rosemary and patchouli, Neon Garden pays homage to the world of haute couture between iris and mint.

30 lipsticks in the range

«It is not simple make-up nor does the final result count. Lipstick is a rituala gesture, a desire ».

Thirty color-saturated and light-catching shades, available in three different textures, matte, satin and sheer, all refillable to be inserted in four cases with bold combinations.

And for the undecided, on the designer’s website there is the Try it on to try and retry all the shades.


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