The Message Behind Awkwafina’s Crazy Rich Asians Premiere Pout

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Awkwafina could also be filled with jokes, however her magnificence have a look at the Loopy Wealthy 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 footwear. 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 nicely with one of many movie’s themes: cultural empowerment. 

“I used to be actually impressed by the colour crimson as it is rather necessary in Asian tradition, and it is at all times been crucial to me as a South Asian girl,” stated Kirin in a press launch. “I assumed that placing this look collectively on this method was a stupendous 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 crimson 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 red lipstick, adopted by two long-wear lip tints, Dior Addict Lip Tattoo in Natural Cherry and Natural Berry

The outcome? A premiere-worthy pout that seemed beautiful and meant one thing. We’re considering it could look fairly stellar with Peik Lin’s blonde wig, too. 

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

OK, perhaps not. 

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  1. They have got to be joking,I’ve seen far worse by other artists than in this video, not keen on the song and if I was still a child I would think a Disco Stick was similar to a Baton but with flashing lights in it.

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