Car crash make-up: Has the anti-beauty trend gone too far?

By Julia Wray | Published: 21-Sep-2023

Isamaya Ffrench’s bruise effect make-up for designer Mowalola Ogunlesi’s SS24 collection has been slammed for glamorising abuse and sparked debate over art and expression

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A catwalk look inspired by car crash victims has sparked controversy after models, including supermodel Irina Shayk, were sent down a the runway sporting bruise-effect make-up. 

The make-up, created by avant garde MUA Isamaya Ffrench for Nigerian-born designer Mowalola Ogunlesi’s SS24 London Fashion Week show, has been criticised for glamorising domestic violence.

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