How-to: The smudgey under-eye shadow at Louis Vuitton F/W ’12

Louis Vuitton - Fall 2012 makeup

The look:

Cool smudged shadow under the eyes, as if the girl had done it herself. (By makeup artist Pat McGrath.)

The inspiration:

Old world travel; the luxury of faraway lands; decadent time travel.

The how-to:


  • CoverGirl & Olay Tone Rehab 2-in-1 Foundation
  • Fill in brows with CoverGirl Brow & EyeMakers


  • CoverGirl LiquilineBlast Eye Liner in Brown Blaze
  • CoverGirl Eye Enhancers 1-Kit Shadow in Brown Smolder mixed with CoverGirl Eye Enhancers 1-Kit Shadow in Swiss Chocolate
  • CoverGirl LashPerfection Mascara in Black


  • Laura Mercier Secret Camouflage dabbed on lips

1 Comment

Thursday, October 11/2012 at 10:25 pm

Haha – I don’t see how Pat McGrath’s inspiration actually plays into the look.
I totally tried this today didn’t look nearly as cool or exotic. I just looked like I hadn’t gotten enough sleep.


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