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Best Makeup Looks Fall 2017 Couture

 

The couture shows were a concoction of statement makeup, see Chanel, Valentino, Valli, Armani and Fendi compared to the minimalism of Rodarte, and Dior. Of them all Maison Margiela was my absolute favourite. Pat McGrath took the classic red lip and turned it into a modernistic version with a chrome highlight and red foil.

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Summer Vibes 2017

 

Nothing makes you forget an extra long winter quicker than long hot days. Skin should take priority during the summer season. Use sunscreen to protect against UVA and UVB rays. Wear less foundation in favour of bronzers and tinted moisturizer to avoid a foundation melt down.

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Miu Miu Fall 2017 Campaign

 

Interrupting the summer for a moment to focus on the next season. Miu Miu’s campaign was shot on location in Louisiana. The multiple page ad embraces the southern ambience while featuring Kate Moss and British actress Naomie Harris along with a bevy of models clad in copious amounts of colourful fur.

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7 Summer Beauty Must-Haves

When the temperature turns up it’s time to dial back the makeup look. On any given day I love makeup that looks effortless, and a quick summer look doesn’t need to take all day. For skin opt for an easy to apply bronzer like Laura Mercier’s bronzing crayon.

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Matte Versus Shine

There used to be something very sophisticated about a non-reflective lip, whereas gloss had an element of youthfulness to it. Time and trends have changed that school of thought and now practically every girl, young or old stays by a matte lipstick. Personally I can go either way,

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Pat McGrath CFDA Founders Award

 

Massive congratulations to Pat McGrath for her Founders Award at the CFDA’s. Never before has this award been presented to a makeup artist. When we consider the incredible creativity and genius behind McGrath’s career within the fashion industry, she is beyond deserving of such an honour.

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Best Red Carpet Style 2017 CFDA Awards

Designers, models and fashion lovers stepped out in New York earlier this week for the CFDA awards. The look of the night went to Bella Hadid in Off_White. Virgil Abloh’s fuchsia coat dress paired with Bella’s fringed bob was perfection.

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Gucci Cruise 2018

It was a plethora of print, sparkle, floral, logo, colour and texture all over everything and all at once for the Gucci Cruise collection this week. With so much going on with the collection, I loved how makeup artist Yadim kept the beauty look uncomplicated. Hollowed out eye sockets with a taupe shadow and pops of highlight in the inner corner of the eye with no mascara and a slick of gloss on the lips.

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Best Red Carpet Beauty at Cannes 2017

 

The most glamorous of film festivals means endless images of the best hair, makeup, and fashion. I’ve rounded up some of my favourite beauty looks from the big event.

Bronzed skin and neutrals are always a winning combination. Create luminous skin with hydrating foundation and liquid blush.

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Louis Vuitton Cruise 2018

With the incredible Miho museum in Japan as the setting, the Louis Vuitton resort show was off to a good start before the models even hit the runway. Supersized winged eyeliner, samurai inspired brows, and cheek markings courtesy of the ever creative Pat McGrath, transformed the models into an assemble of Kabuki characters.

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