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Best of Couture Fall 2016

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There were so many fabulous collections and makeup looks during couture fashion week. Pat McGrath, Tom Pecheux, Val Garland, and Peter Philips were some of the lead makeup artists backstage making it happen.

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Spring 2016 Couture Collections

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Runway after runway of incredible collections were seen in Paris last week at the couture shows. It wasn’t just about the clothes the beauty looks were exceptional too. Pat McGrath out did herself at Margiela creating a series of makeup looks that wowed. In particular the red lip look with pearl teeth was absolutely brilliant.

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2016 SAG Awards

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As the Awards season continues on the SAG red carpet was another makeup and style success. Alicia Vikander has definitely been one-to-watch and she looked fabulous once again. Naturally she shimmered in a floor length Louis Vuitton gown, as she is one of the brands muses. I also loved the simplicity of her makeup.

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Best of Couture Fashion Week AW15

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From the super natural looks seen at Giambattista Valli and Dior, to the painted faces at Schiaparelli and Chanel, the couture shows were a delight.

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Spring 2015 Couture

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From the veiled looks at Chanel and Giambattista; to the various graphic eyes at Versace and Armani; and the natural lips at Dior and Valentino; the spring couture looks were quite delightful. Paris was the ideal fashion prelude before the ready-to-wear shows start in just a couple of weeks.

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Atelier Versace Spring 2015 Couture

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The couture collections are well underway for spring 2015. Pat McGrath designed what she described as a modern, graphic smoky eye for Atelier Versace. I thought the use of negative space in the eye makeup mirrored the cut-out design of the collection. A flawless complexion, peachy nude lips,

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Fall 2014 Couture

 

The Couture makeup looks for Fall seemed to have a common thread–natural lips and a focus on the eyes. At Armani Prive straight lines were the theme. Ultra straight eyebrows and geometric shadow created a boxy look. If you loved Peter Philips look at Dior, 

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Atelier Versace & Dior Couture Fall 2014

So far these are my two favourite shows from Paris Couture fashion week. Peter Philips designed the metallic eyeliner look at Dior. The  silver was actual strips of adhesive eye liner that Philips himself hand cut for every model. The Versace makeup was also focused on the eyes.

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Spring 2014 Couture

The Spring 2014 couture collections were beautiful. These are 6 of my favourite makeup looks from the week – at Chanel the look designed by Peter Philips, was all about the eyes. Various sizes of silver glitter shimmered on the lower lash line. Dramatic black liquid liner defined the eyelids;

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Couture Fashion Week AW13

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The couture shows in Paris this week were spectacular. Each of these makeup looks has something that I love. The Valentino girl doesn’t change much. She must wear braids and have a pretty neutral makeup. The lips at Dior were a taupe mauve shade with glitter packed on top.

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