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Givenchy Updates the Cleopatra Cat-Eye

givenchy-gives-cat-eye-makeup-a-bad-girl-edge According to Givenchy, brown is the new black—at least when it comes to eyeliner. Inspired by Ancient Egypt, Givenchy’s Fall 2016 show saw Riccardo Tisci’s cutting-edge models like Bella Hadid—who made her debut Fall 2016 Paris Fashion Week appearance—take the Cleopatra cat-eye to another level. The sharp, jet-black feline flick was swapped for a rebellious wing of elongated, wraparound, taupe brown pigment that came to a dull point at the temples. The edgy liner was paired with bleached eyebrows, while fresh-looking skin and natural lips softened the overall look. The statement makeup added a bad-girl twist to the collection’s Eye-of-Horus details—without wandering into gothic territory—and supported the argument that sometimes, rules were made to be broken.

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