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Best of London Fashion Week SS17

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There were some pretty low key looks shown in London for Spring. The focus was on flawless skin with the perfect amount of glow. Brushed up brows, and with the exception of a bold heart shaped lip at Mary Katrantzou, the neutral lip reigned supreme.

Images from vogue.com

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Best of New York Fashion Week SS17

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This season New York showed that they are not just about the girl next door. Statement lips popped up at Thom Browne, DKNY and Cushnie et Ochs. At Marc Jacobs, Jeremy Scott, Altuzarra, and Victoria Beckham it was all about the eyes. Boss pared back the makeup and showed beautiful skin as the focus feature.

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Louis Vuitton Cruise 2017

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Oscar Niemeyer–designed Niterói Contemporary Art Museum which looks like it’s from another planet, was the most amazing venue for Louis Vuitton resort. The collection felt very energetic–brights mixed with black and white, athletic, and youthful. The makeup look didn’t compete with the designs, essentially it was either barely there or an exaggerated eye.

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Model of the Moment: Lineisy Montero

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Natural haired beauty Lineisy Montero was discovered in her home town of Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic. In the fall of 2015 she burst on to the scene walking exclusively for Prada as the first black model on their runway in many, many years. Since then Lineisy has been quite the sort after face,

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Pat McGrath Skin Fetish 003 Highlighter

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Pat McGrath broke the internet yesterday when her highly anticipated highlighter kits launched. I didn’t even bother trying to get my hands on them. However unlike her previous product launches these kits will be available at Sephora online and select locations May 10.

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Makeup Tip of the Day: Smokey Liner & Glitter

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Apply glitter to the outer corner of the eyes and let it fall imprecisely to add some interest to a smokey eyeliner look.

Burberry fall 2016 makeup design Wendy Rowe.

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Belstaff AW16

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The Belstaff presentation during London fashion week drew inspiration from Edith “Jackie” Ronne’s great Antarctic expedition. The collection of fur, leather, and wool was derived from a wintry landscape, with textures of snow, icebergs and rocks and a nod to Inuit dress. Lead makeup artist Maria Comparetto’s design included naturally flushed cheeks on top of highlighted skin,

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Best of London Fashion Week

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London fashion week remains the shortest of the four fashion capitals. Some how squeezed into those few days is a plethora of colourful creativity. I especially enjoyed Burberry’s departure from classic beauty to rock and roll cool. Backstage at Mary Katrantzou the brief was to create crimson heart shaped lips,

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Best of New York Fashion Week AW16

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It’s been about month since the fall collections kicked off in New York, and today in Paris the last shows of the season concluded. Looking back at the New York runways natural skin, and minimal lip colours reigned supreme. Proenza Schouler, Rodarte and Marc Jacobs broke the trend with strong stand-out matte lip colours.

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Public School FW16

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On a particularly cold, extremely early Sunday morning in New York; I made my way to the Hauser and Wirth gallery for the Public School show. The brief from lead makeup artist Grace Lee was “anti-pretty.” The complexion was to be raw, meaning no foundation or concealer under the eyes.

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