Vogue – Kate and Laura Mulleavy chose one of New York’s most iconic 19th-century churches as their Fall Rodarte show venue, and the Gothic innuendo was thick even before Bella Hadid made her way past St. Bartholomew’s candlelit altar in the collection’s first look. “It’s Winona in Dracula,” makeup artist James Kaliardos confirmed of the sister duo’s inspiration backstage, quoting one of the most memorable lines from the Bram Stoker novel-turned-1992 Francis Ford Coppola classic: “I have crossed oceans of time to find you.”

So, how to do “delicate vampire” chic? Kaliardos advocates for a “controlled glow,” which he achieved by dotting a little light onto the high points of otherwise pale, matte complexions with NARS’s new Tinted Glow Booster, a creamy liquid with a hint of sheen. Then he added a swipe of blush across the outer reaches of the temples. “We didn’t really want blush,” he explained, recalling his makeup tests with the Mulleavys. “But we kind of did.” The technique, which only revealed itself in profile, provided the best of both worlds…

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