At the fall/winter 2009 shows many makeup artists decided to focus on creating striking eye looks to complement their respective collections.

Rodarte Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

RODARTE: At the Rodarte fall/winter 2009 show, makeup artist James Kaliardos created a fresh makeup look that complemented the futuristic collection. This look features a matte face, nude lip, and terra cotta eye shadow that extends past the eye in a defined line. This terra cotta shadow was also applied to the temples creating a unique triangular shape that was phenomenal. The hair was off the face, parted to the side and gelled down in a classic bun. The perfect combination of elegance and innovation.

Chanel: At Chanel eyes were also the prominent beauty feature. They were rimmed with black eyeliner and adorned with white confetti like sequins that extended from the bottom lid to the corner of the eye in wingtip fashion. Skin was kept simple with a matte finish and lips were glossy pink. On a side note, nails were painted with a rich robin egg blue color that I can't wait to acquire.

Giambattista Valli Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Giambattista Valli: At Giambattista Valli's fall/winter 2009 show eyebrows were dyed a luminous bronze and gelled down into well-groomed perfection. Dark burgundy shadow was applied in a semi circle formation and winged out in a line that was precisely parallel to the corner of the eye. Sea green iridescent glitter was worn over the shadow to complete the look. The face was kept simple with white powder dusted under the eyes and nose. The lips were painted nude with a subtle shine. This beauty look is a captivating match for an equally defined collection.

Miu Miu Fall 2009 Ready-to-Wear

Miu Miu: At Miu Miu eyebrows were also dyed and a matching shadow was applied over the entire eye area in a semi circle shape with defined lines. Eyes were rimmed with a dark silvery charcoal color that contrasted with the shadow and added even more definition. Skin resembled porcelain and was incredibly smooth. Blush was applied in a contoured shape that defined the cheek bones. The lips were matte and painted with a peach color that was identical to the one used on the eyes. This monochromatic look worked well on the runway and gave models a stark look that was visually stimulating.

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