This week marked the opening of Elvis in Australia, the Baz Luhrmann directed biopic that detailed the extrmely colourful life of one of music’s most influential figures.
While the movie, starring Austin Butler as the king of rock n’ roll, focused on the dynamic between the performer and promoter (Colonel Tom Parker is played by Tom Hanks), our eyes were firmly fixated on Priscilla Presley, as played by Olivia DeJonge.
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DeJonge did a stellar job in her portrayal of Elvis’ first and only wife, showcasing the pairs early relationship, marriage, and short-lived life as the world’s most famous couple.
DeJonge also served as a reminder of Presley’s hyper-glamorous approach to beauty: giant hair, giant lashes, and inky black liner with a distinctly 70s flair.
Shane Thomas, the hair and makeup designer on set, paired heavy-set black liner with multiple sets of false lashes to replicate Presley’s mod makeup look.
Admittedly, it’s sparked a desire for us to try and recreate a similar style at home – so we’ve compiled seven liners up to the task below.
read more: AUSTIN BUTLER: “WE DON’T HAVE ELVIS WITHOUT BLACK MUSIC AND BLACK CULTURE.”
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Longwear Eyeliner and Kohl Pen, $47.SHOP NOW
This waterproof crayon glides on smoothly, but sets for a long-lasting finish.
NUDESTIX Magnetic Matte Eye Color, $40. shop nOW
Creamy and emollient, this smudgy pencil is a great choice for soft, smoky wings. It blends beautifully, too.
Hourglass Voyeur Waterproof Mechanical Gel Liner, $40. SHOP NOW
What’s great about this new launch from Hourglass is just how pigmented it is – a single swipe is all you need for opaque coverage.
Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner, $34. SHOP NOW
For a sharp, long-lasting wing, a liquid liner is best. Stila’s has great pigment, flows freely via the felt tip, and lasts forever.
Laura Mercier Caviar Stick Eye Colour, $43. SHOP NOW
Cover a larger surface area with Laura Mercier’s Caviar Stick. Creamy and rich in pigment, it’s a top choice for a dramatic win that extends into the crease.
MAC Cosmetics Pro Longwear Fluidline Eyeliner, $39. SHOP NOW
A gel liner is the perfect format for creating a sculptural liner look as it can be used with a fine brush for precision, and dries down for a waterproof finish.
Dior Diorshow 24H Stylo Waterproof Eyeliner, $48. SHOP NOW
Creamy and easy to apply, this liner glides over the lid, affording just enough time to blend before it locks into place. We love the applicator tip, too.