Escentual Loves: Strawberry Girl, Scandi Style & Pool Water Nails

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Discover the most interesting stories in beauty and fashion in our latest Escentual Loves edit. We’ll cover everything from incredible runway spectacles from Copenhagen Fashion Week, viral TikTok beauty and nail trends you can try to some of our beauty brand’s most extraordinary fashion moments. Stay with us as we get stuck into the best stories from our industry…







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Copenhagen Fashion Week


Copenhagen style-off-the-streets reels dominate TikTok and Instagram algorithms. So, naturally, fashion-forward Copenhagen hosts its own ultra-chic Fashion Week to show off the best of Scandinavian style. Here are some of our favourite moments…


Age Inclusivity



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Scandi supermodel Helena Christensen

At 40, Alana Hadid, the half-sister of Gigi and Bella Hadid, confidently graced the runway for designers Sak Potts and Munth. Joining her was 90s Scandi supermodel Helena Christensen, aged 54, who elegantly walked the Stine Goya’s spring/summer 2024 show. Together, Alana and Helena epitomized an inclusive spirit that transcends age limits, embracing diversity during Copenhagen Fashion Week.





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GANNI never fails to impress at Copenhagen Fashion Week. Opening with plus-size model Paloma Elsesser, their show didn’t disappoint with a selection of textures and fits, including netted tights and socks, relaxed yet structured denim and leather looks and skirts worn over skirts; does this mean we can wear dresses over trousers again?


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A. Roege Hove


A. Roege Hove

A. Roege Hove showed again that you can keep pushing the boundaries of knitwear, opening with a sheer knit embellished with pearls. As well as showing off her award-winning new technique that gives this knitwear collection more dimensions using a stitch that creates volume and featherlike texture.


Baum und Pferdgarten


Baum und Pferdgarten

Barbiecore reached Baum und Pferdgarten’s latest collection. The fun collection featured pinks, nautical themes, and clothes sets with a barbie-core touch, but the styling tells another story with slick back hair, classic Scandi flats, Alice bands and belly chains.


The Guest’s Street-Style


No Copenhagen Fashion Week would be complete without a mention of the guest’s street style. Celebrities and influencers alike showcased their best street Scandinavian looks.


TikTok Beauty Trends You Can Try



Strawberry Girl


Hailey Bieber declared it a Strawberry Girl Summer, and we’re here for it. TikTok has blown up with strawberry girl makeup, featuring clean, glowy skin with a healthy dose of blush over the cheekbones and a soft touch on the bridge of the nose. Leave your natural freckles on show, or add them to make your strawberry girl look even sweeter.

@stxph.h ppl r calling this “strawberry makeup” so i guess this is a more night time glam version #strawberrymakeuplook #vacationmakeup ♬ original sound – stephhui

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Tomato Girl Aesthetic


@atosaaghakhani I decided to try out the tomato girl makeup trend and here’s what I came up with 🍅 Also I’m ditching the filters. I look back to some of my old videos where I would unnecessarily filter myself. Now I’m trying to throw away those old insecurities day by day. Products @Charlotte Tilbury beautiful skin foundation (4n) @beautyblender blending sponge @r.e.m. beauty concealer (medium 4n) @REFY cream bronzer (sand) and duo face brush @Saie dew blush (spicy) and air set radiant loose setting powder (translucent) @Sigma Beauty e40 tapered blending brush @Kosas air brow (dark brown) @Lancôme lash idole waterproof mascara charlotte tilbury hot lips lipstick (red hot susan) @Stila Cosmetics eye shadow (kitten) @sephoracanada fan brush #trendingmakeup #trendingmakeuplook #trendingmakeupchallenge #tomatogirl #tomatogirlmakeup ♬ Somethin’ Stupid – Frank Sinatra & Nancy Sinatra

The Italian lifestyle of Dolce Vita: a life of heedless pleasure and luxury, has undertaken a Gen Z makeover. The Tomato Girl trend combines radiant skin, blush flush, soft waves, and understated luxuries like floaty linen skirts and silk head scarfs.


Espresso Makeup



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Move over Latte Makeup, Espresso Makeup is here. More grunge deeper and darker than the original viral bronze Latte Makeup, Espresso makeup is pure strong coffee with a richer depth. The focus is all eyes using deep brown and rich coffee shades to create a brown smokey eye. For an extra shot of espresso, add a black liner for added definition and drama.

@wwoow.jpg больше видео в инст👉🏻 @wwoow.jpg #espressomakeup #lattemakeup #makeuptrend #трендовыймакияж #туториалсмоки ♬ оригинальный звук – ДОРА


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Pool Water Nails


@modelonesofficial Pool water nails 🌴💦💅😉 #modelones #summernails #poolwaternails #almondnails #nailsinspo ♬ 오리지널 사운드 – M2

Pool Water Nails are the latest summer nail trend to try. They are exactly as they sound; a nail design that mimics the light effect of pool water. You can go classic poolside blue or go for a light water droplet effect on your nails.


Lavender Haze


@sofiarichiegraingeLavender nails for summer 💫🪻💜♬ Im In Love Im Obsessed Rihanna x Casa Di Remix – CasaDi

Sofia Richie has swapped her viral Blueberry Milk nails for a soft Taylor Swift Lavender Haze, which has already become a TikTok nail trend.


Aura Nails


@ceesclaws aura nails are my favvv ⭐️ #gelx#gelxnails#gelxinspo#foryou#fyp#gelextensions#apresgelx ♬ Me gustas tú – Tbp🙏🙏🙏

Aura nails are for the free spirits who love to add a pop of mystical colour and sparkle. A perfect nail look for any upcoming August festivals.


GIVENCHY’s FW 2023 Women’s Wear


As stockists of GIVENCHY, we always wait for the next season’s fashion collection release. We fell in love with their latest advertising campaign video for Fall Winter 2023 by Matthew M. Williams, directed by Heji Shin.


Audrey Hepburn’s GIVENCHY Dress


Ripley’s has auctioned Audrey Hepburn’s pink organza dress from Breakfast At Tiffany’s. The GIVENCHY pink silk organza dress, arguably the second most famous dress from the film following the iconic black GIVENCHY dress, holds great significance in fashion history.


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Beyonce’s Jean Paul Gaultier Fit



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Beyonce took the stage in another incredible couture silver and black striped outfit. And, the fragrance fiends amongst you may have spotted that her dress looks a like the best-selling Jean Paul Gaultier Le Male fragrance.


Vida Glow: Women’s Health


Vida Glow, aligned with a London GP, Sara Kayat, to help answer any common questions about women’s health and the ingredients you should include in your supplementation. Luckily, they are all included in the Women’s Health range.


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