Spotted!Neon Graffiti Styling

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Adding a vivid color splash to Barcelona Fashion Week, Alexis Reyna’s collection featured models smeared with neon paint. Echoing the playful scribbles and paint-splattered surfaces within the collection, cheeks lips and brows were highlighted with pink and yellow accents. Hair was rainbow colored, the result of spray-in dye, culminating in a laid-back take on modern beauty. Perhaps taking inspiration from Craig McDean’s iconic shoot for Interview magazine (February 2010), which featured drawn-on eyes and soft pink dyes, or a subtle update on the prevailing fascination with grunge couture, the visually arresting style is not for the faint at heart. Whilst the look may be easy to recreate, the jury’s out on how many will embrace the aesthetic…fear of associations with a pre-schooler may deter the majority….

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