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The Refined Classic – Dolce & Gabbana SS2014

The Refined Classic – Dolce & Gabbana SS2014

1. Focal Point

The Focal Point for the Refined Classic is the dropped empire or very high waist. The Focal Point is achieved where the blouse meets the high-waisted skirt.

3. Fabric

The soft, balanced-weave Fabrics worn here work best for this Style. If the Fabrics incorporated lightweight texture the look would be even better. .

2. Ornament

In this look, the print of the fabric simulates the more typical pleating or tucking detail. Matching of the shoes, purse and earrings would give the rhythm that the Refined Classic needs.

4. Line

This outfit shows the somewhat loose or Omega silhouette of the Refined Classic. The Lines work well because they are curved and moderately short.

The True Romantic, Dolce & Gabbana SS2014

The True Romantic, Dolce & Gabbana SS2014

1. Focal Point

This look achieves the Focal Point of the True Romantic of the chest very well. The curved neckline and the wide and soft collar perfectly mark the Focal Point.

3. Fabric

While the Fabric could be softer, the lace of the suit and the fur collar provide texture that is very important for this Style.

2. Ornament

The fur collar and delicate lace are beautifully ornamental. Rhythm is achieved through the matching purse and earrings that relate to the buttons.

4. Line

The Omega or open silhouette of this ensemble is wonderful for the True Romantic, as the Lines open outward rather than clinging to the body.

The Architectural Makeup, Anna Selezneva

The Architectural Makeup, Anna Selezneva

Eyes

Anna’s makeup is a lovely example of makeup for the Architectural Artistic Type. Her eyes are highlighted with shadow on the lids, dark shadow in the crease and highlighter on the brow bone. Of course, mascara finishes the eye. Appropriately, Anna is not wearing strong eyeliner. On a scale of one to four, with four being the maximum emphasis, Anna’s eyes are accentuated to a level two.

Lips

While the lipstick is beautifully applied, the color is a little strong for the Architectural Type. In this look, the lips need to be accentuated to a level three, on a scale of one to four, with four being the maximum emphasis. This lip color is at a level four, and should be toned down to a level three.

The Refined Gamine, Vogue Taiwan

The Refined Gamine, Vogue Taiwan

1. Focal Point

The Focal Point of this look is achieved from colour blocking, emphasizing the raised empire waist.

3. Ornament

Ornament plays a key role in this look, as seen in the use of accessories, which are used rhythmically, meaning that they relate to one another.

2. Line

The silhouette of this look is very Alpha, (being fitted to the body). The lines are curved and in many cases quite short. Short lines are important for the inherently chic Refined Gamine Style.

4. Fabric

The importance of having many quite small details is continued in the use of print. The intensity that this kind of print brings is necessary for this Style to have enough impact.