Watch 100 Years of Classic Italian Beauty in Just Over a Minute
Cut Video's 100 Years of Beauty is back, this time with world beauty and fashion icon, Italy.
Cut Video's 100 Years of Beauty is back, this time with world beauty and fashion icon, Italy. In Italia, it's been all about the drama since the beginning: intricate up-dos and bold red lips in the 1910s, and a heavy brow and pout in the 1920s. Even the 1940s, which saw a shift toward clean faces and simple braided hairstyles because of World War II, was effortlessly chic. One of my favorites is hands down the Missoni-inspired deep green eye shadow and orange lip of the seventies that brought color back to post-war Europe (don't forget that wildcat hair). The look I want to recreate right now? That eighties gold glam à la Versace. The looks are classic from there, with the early 2000s and 2010s harking back to vintage, whimsical hair of divas from the past like Sophia Loren and Monica Vitti.