The Haute[est] brown-skinned model of the moment, Joan Smalls, covers March 2012 Vogue Italia. With makeup by Pat McGrath and Steven Meisel as the lensman, there is no question that the hashtag (#) #OVERTHETOP was added to the cover.
According to Vogue.it:
Craziness! Starting from the colors. Admirably expressed through eccentric and visionary make-up. With psychedelic eyelids, adorned in the lavender nuance of Pure Color Eyeshadow, iridescent violet, and decorated with contrasting drawings created with Double Wear Lip Pencil, pink, and Eye Pencil, forest. Lips, instead, are natural with Pure Color Sensuous Rouge, nude, a bright and moisturizing lipstick. All Estée Lauder.
Printed brocade jacket with jeweled button and top entirely embroidered with beads and crystals: Dolce & Gabbana. Earrings Erickson Beamon. Hair Jimmy Paul for Bumble and Bumble. Maquillage Pat McGrath. Manicure Lisa Logan for Minx Nails @Artists by Next. Fashion editor Lori Goldstein.
This month’s issue of Vogue Italia will be on newsstands on March 2 in Milan and shortly after in the rest of Italy.
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