The Message Behind Awkwafina’s Crazy Rich Asians Premiere Pout

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Awkwafina could also be filled with jokes, however her magnificence take a look at the Crazy Rich Asians L.A. premiere was pure sophistication. 

The actress swapped in her Versace co-ordinates and Ellen DeGeneres-style pixie blonde wig, worn within the movie by her rich character, Peik Lin, for a pale-pink, long-sleeve Reem Acra robe, David Webb jewellery and Giuseppe Zanotti sneakers. The ensemble was complemented by lengthy, wavy, brunette tresses and a daring make-up look, courtesy of artist Kirin Bhatty on behalf of Dior. 

The rapper’s premiere look could also be in stark distinction to her character’s, however the inspiration behind it aligned effectively with one of many movie’s themes: cultural empowerment. 

“I used to be actually impressed by the colour pink as it is vitally vital in Asian tradition, and it is all the time been essential to me as a South Asian lady,” stated Kirin in a press launch. “I believed that placing this look collectively on this manner was an attractive technique to honor it.” 

Whereas the make-up artist used two Dior 5 Couleurs in Flirt and Thrill to create a blush-tone pigment on Awkwafina’s eyes, her lips have been made to match the star’s satin clutch and the assertion pink bow on the again of her robe. 

To get this vibrant-but-not-overwhelming shade, the make-up artist layered 4 merchandise collectively. The professional first moisturized the lips with a raspberry-hued balm, then topped it off with a matte pink lipstick, adopted by two long-wear lip tints, Dior Addict Lip Tattoo in Pure Cherry and Pure Berry

The consequence? A premiere-worthy pout that regarded gorgeous and meant one thing. We’re considering it might look fairly stellar with Peik Lin’s blonde wig, too. 

“I had [the wig] lit on fireplace and burned,” Awkwafina stated jokingly to E! Information. 

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