TRAVEL DIARY

Autumn / Winter 2017 make-up collections take inspiration from nature. They are a road trip among continents with the aim of discovering the lights and colors of the world: from the darkness of Indian forests to the subtropical landscapes of Savannah, metropolitan realities, countryside gardens. A journey to create unreleased combinations with new shades of color coming from tree barks, flowers, water depths, fresh air but also from tire tracks, headlamp lights and so on… Soft textures with metallic effects for a radiant and natural color revolutionized by new application techniques which redefine gestuality with a simple touch.

Make-Up Metallics Collection by DIOR Fall17, clockwise: lipstick 999 Metallic, nail varnish Paradox 917, Palette 5 Couleurs 457 Fascinate.

Make-Up Collection by SISLEY Paris Fall17, clockwise: Phyto-Blush Twist Petal, Phyto Sourcils Design 3 Brun, Rouge à Levrès Longue Tenue.

Make-Up Collection Travel Diary by CHANEL Fall17, clockwise: Rouge Allure Velvet 64 First Light, Essential Palette, Stylo Sourcils Waterproof Eye Brown Pencil.

 

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L’AIR DU TEMPS

Built differences. Futuristic journey. Orientalism. Westernism. New spring fragrances reveal the fluid nature of the community. Each olfactory creation is a dot on an imaginary map. Bouquets of surreal no gender perfumes, created with agreements of woody notes, dry and deep, intensified by the freshness of sparkling tones of molecules recreated synthetically in laboratories; a slight touch of liquid air that brings with itself a light mountain breeze.

New Flowerbomb Bloom Eau de Toilette by VIKTOR & ROLF. In the heart of the fragrance, an infusion of a molecule of pure air captured in the Pacific Northwest Mountains and recreated synthetically.

L’Eau # 5 by CHANEL. From 1921 to today, Chanel N°5 is the first modern fragrance for women. A true timeless cult that over the years has managed to reinvent itself without betraying itself. The secret? An unpublished cocktail of natural and synthetic notes, contained in the iconic bottle and a bit of luck because launched on May the 5th, in the fifth month of the year.

Velvet Cypress by DOLCE & GABBANA. Woody and citrusy fragrance, inspired by one of the protagonists of  Mediterranean landscape: Italian Cypress.

GUCCI Guilty Absolute Eau de Parfum. The fragrance of rouged peacocks, born by the collaboration between Alessandro Michele, Creative Director and Alberto Morillas, maître perfumer, with ingredients rediscovered under the glass bell in the archive of the Royal Botanical Gardens.

Mon GUERLAIN Eau de Parfum is a feminine fragrance of the Woody-Eastern group. The starting point is the Carla Lavender, often present in men’s fragrances, which adds powerful and sensual notes and absolute modernity.

Soleil Au Zenith PRADA Olfactories Les Mirages. A myriad of sensations in an oriental unisex fragrance, created with agreements of Ylang Ylang, Peach and Sandalwood on a strong note of Vanilla. Miuccia Prada together with the creator of Prada fragrances Daniele Andrier, revisit the art of parfumery as on a global atlas.

 

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TROPICAL SPRING: SPRING SUMMER 2017 MAKE UP COLLECTIONS

New Spring-Summer 20017 make-up collections celebrate the chromatic exuberance of tropical paradises told with the technique with which I realize scarves for the companies I work with. Each design interprets the make up collection of each brand. A journey to discover the autobiographical traits linked to the history of every beauty maison that are renewed every season with irreverent originality. This is how the new BEAUTY-PAGES by ALESSIO NESI come to life.

Coco Code Make-up Collection Spring-Summer 2017 by CHANEL. From left: COCO CODE palette, Style Yeux Waterproof Mat Taupe, Rouge Allure Velvet 176 Indépendante. 

Make-up Collection Spring – Summer 2017 by TOM FORD. From left: Orchid Soleil EDP, Lip Balm Coral Reef Dark, Countour Compact White.

Tropical Spring Make-up Collection Spring – Summer 2017 by DOLCE & GABBANA. From left: The Eyeshadow Duo in Tropical Coral 135, The Nail Lacquer in Beach Sand 817, Passion Duo Lipstick in Tropical Coral 145.

Make-up collection by CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTINFrom left: Lipstick Silky Satin Miss Clichy, CEil Vinyle Eye-liner.

Make-up Collection Spring – Summer 2017 by ESTĒE LAUDER. From left: Lipstick RNAK11, RP2W07, RP2W09, RP2W06.

Make-up Collection Spring – Summer 2017 by YVES SAINT LAURENT. From left: Nail Lacquer Vandal Orange 81, Pencil Pink Graffiti, Lipstick Rose Marceau.

 

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NEIL BARRETT’S CONSTRUCTIVISM

Direction NEIL BARRETT Interview and Beauty Consultant ALESSIO NESI Make Up Artist MASSIMILIANO DELLA MAGGESA Photography CAROLINA AMORETTI

Neil Barrett’s aesthetic provides a taste of dry and minimal lines. The cut follows principles of abduction and summary in oder to find the absolute form in the outline of the figure, severe and essential. This same way, even the search for make-up, status symbols of every fashion-house, identifies a DNA made of detached purism. Elegant, not improvised, Neil Barrett’s neo grooming is a semiotic system of pure and “constructivist” geometric forms.

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Simple signs, interpreted through monochrome black, saturated and opaque, express an independent soul, synthesize a unique body of work condensed into a visual story made of six images, which, in this global area, resets the differences between male and female and do not abandon themselves to the ghosts of the past.

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How would you describe your work in purely aesthetic terms? Graphic blocking, neutral colours plus one accent only.
 How was  the make-up of Neil Barrett realised ? Which the developments? To take specific graphic images that we use in our prints, interiors and packaging and apply them to another canvas, the face.

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Which is your relationship with colour and how do you approach the relationship with make up? I like to achieve impact without using colour to see all trough monochromatic black and white lense and still have the strenght of the image. Otherwise when I do use colour, I use one colour only or many tones of one colour.

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Your definition of beauty? Purity of line, balanced imperfection.

 How did your relationship with Video develop? It’s a backstage of this work, as we would do with a fashion show… but recorded spontaneously with an Iphone.

 

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MON PARIS THE NEW FRAGRANCE BY YSL

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In the second half of last century when Yves Saint Laurent was creating his collections, he was always influenced by whatever was going on around him. His clothes were beautiful, especially the collection of 1978, an objective fact. In a time when App for new experiences are absolutely exploding, love becomes fluid, we love outside of our usual schemes. Everything is mixed to the underground and to music. Mon Paris, the new fragrance by Yves Saint Laurent, is a calm chaos, it creates the vertigo of a love story that lives the instant euphoria. Harmony inspired by the essence of the Ville Lumière, but if you expected the classical retro trail of scent, you will be disappointed, Mon Paris is the first narcotic white chypre with an hypnotic sillage created by the collaboration of three famous perfumers: Oliver Cresp, Dora Bagriche and Harry Fremont.

MonParis-AlessioNesi My interpretation of Mon Paris YSL

The olfactory harmony reverses the usual structure of chypre scents, composed by the elixir of Datura – hallucinogenic and poisonous flower, used by the Aztecs in their shamanistic rites and captured by Firmenich with the headspace technique – softened by the variety of Patchouli from Guatemala and Indonesia which create a persistent base over time. Essential as a smoking jacket, feverish as the city to which it is dedicated, Mon Paris, is a lysergic fragrance that keeps suspended and inert in a state of apparent calm right in line with the zeitgeist. A masterpiece.

 

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YOKAY: DEMONS OF BEAUTY IN NO-AGE ERA

THE CONCEPT OF TRANSFORMATION. COSMETIC RECIPES AND NEW BLACK FACIAL TREATMENTS. TODAY PURITY IS REGAINED THIS WAY.

To be innovative we need to be sensational. In a mature market such as the one of anti-age, new treatments have renowed technologies and an original approach. To skincare lines is applied the concept of transformation, up to today reserved only to makeup. Face and body care, with black texture as pitch, to reconquest a radiant skin. Moisturizing and exfoliating masks, with active formulas and  immediate results as straight out of a beauty-farm. A formula designed for each part of the face. From T-zone to décolleté, to improve complexion and very effective against  first signs of aging, ensuring faces like sleeping beauty, even first application creates a horror movie effect. YOKAI, a beauty video published on NOWNESS, realised by GILDA SCAGLIONI and FRANCESCO PETRONI, tells the connection between aesthetics and monstrosities, starting from the meaning of the title that combines the two 妖 characters (YO) – charming, dangerous – and 怪 (KAI) – Mystery, wonder. An anthology of six supernatural creatures from japanese folklore, ironic and surreal, created with the application of superconcentrated formulas, to give the viewer a gothic vision of good bourgeois habits, the exasperation of beauty-trend of the moment and a new creative adventure in the language of beauty where different ways of appearance are more than ever an artistic sign full of expressive forms of research, provocations, still to be subverted, undone, defined.

Text and Beauty Collage ALESSIO NESI

YOKAY-CollageAlessioNesiCharacters: TENJŌ KUDARI Performed by ANNEFLEUR MAAT, Pore Refining Solutiontions by CLINIQUE, Pure Ritual Care-In-Peel by HELENA RUBINSTEINspecial Blackwood Whitening Thootpaste by SPLAT. KUCHISAKE-ONNA Performed by ANITA JOO, The Brightening Facial Mask by LA MERYOSUZUME Performed by EMIL ANDERSON, Re-Nutritive Mask by ESTÉE LAUDERYUKI-ONNA Performed by LADA PAVLOVA, Sublimage Masque Précision by CHANEL, Clear-Up Strips by NIVEA. KUBIRE ONI Performed by FEDERICO NOVELLO, Volcanic Ash Exfoliator Mineralize by MAC COSMETICS. Special Blackwood Whitening Thootpaste by SPLAT. KATSURA OTOKO Performed by EMIL ANDERSON, Gold Bio-Collagen Facial Mask.

YOKAI. A Film by GILDA SCAGLIONI & FRANCESCO PETRONI Director of Photography PAOLO SIMI Beauty Editor ALESSIO NESI Make-up Artist GIORGIA PAMBIANCHI, on set Producer ISABEL MIGLIORE.

To watch this video open the link of NOWNESS

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Per essere innovativi bisogna essere sensazionali. In un mercato maturo come quello degli antietà i nuovi trattamenti hanno tecnologie rinnovate e sono studiati con originalità nell’approccio. Alle linee skincare viene applicato il concetto di trasformazione, fino a oggi riservato solo al makeup. Cure per viso e corpo, con texture nere come la pece, per la riconquista della pelle radiosa. Maschere idratanti ed esfolianti, hanno formule attive, con risultati da beauty-farm immediati. Ogni formula è studiata per ogni parte del viso al décolleté. Migliorano l’incarnato e si rivelano efficaci contro i primi inestetismi dell’età assicurando la sleepers face da Bella Addormentata, nonostante l’applicazione crea un effetto da film horror. YOKAI il video beauty pubblicato su WWW.NOWNESS.COM, realizzato da GILDA SCAGLIONI e FRANCESCO PETRONI, racconta la connessione tra estetismo e mostruosità partendo dal significato del titolo che coniuga i due caratteri 妖 (YO) — affascinate, pericoloso — e 怪 (KAI) — mistero, meraviglia. Un florilegio di sei creature sovrannaturali del folklore giapponese, ironici e surreali, creati con l’applicazione delle formule superconcentrate, restituiscono allo spettatore una visione gotica delle buone abitudini borghesi, l’esasperazione del beauty-trend del momento e una nuova avventura creativa nel linguaggio della bellezza in cui i diversi modi di apparire sono più di sempre un segno artistico carico di forme espressive di ricerca, di provocazioni, ancora tutte da sovvertire, annullare, definire.

 

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