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Best of Paris Fashion Week SS18

It goes without saying that perfect, flawless, hydrated skin was a huge look on the runway. Balmain, Saint Laurent, Givenchy, and Giambattista Valli all showcased impeccable skin finishes on their girls. Chanel took a maximalist approach with frosted blue shadow blended up to the brow bone, and shiny red  lips.

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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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Chanel Resort 2018

Karl Lagerfeld transported Greece to the Grand Palais for the Chanel Resort collection this week. I loved the neutral tone colour palette accessorized with bright knee high grecian sandals. Lower winged liner that came to a point in the inner corner gave the girls a strong eye focus.

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Best of Paris Fashion Week AW17

There is no doubt that Chanel had the most talked about show of the week, if not the entire season. The rocket ship was on another level! The makeup for the show had a decidedly mod feel with banana lines and lower lashes. Another show-stopper was Saint Laurent.

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Best Makeup Looks of Couture Fashion 2017

The makeup masters were hard at work last week in Paris. Peter Philips created starry looks at Dior. Tom Pecheux went alien like for Iris Van Herpen, to ultra pretty at Chanel. Pat McGrath taped back the models faces at Givenchy, while Terry Barber was mad for colour at Jean Paul Gaultier.

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Tom Pecheux For YSL Beauty

Salvatore Ferragamo was the very first international fashion show I worked way back in the 00’s. Tom Pecheux was the lead makeup artist. It is no wonder that from all the gorgeous makeup he creates backstage for top designers, and the tons of editorials and campaigns, beauty brands have clamored for his attention too.

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Best of Paris Fashion Week Spring 2017

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The beauty looks from the Paris shows ran the gamut from the fresh faces at Lanvin and Dior to Louis Vuitton’s bright graphic eyes and Issey Miyake’s circles. I loved everything about the Balmain look, the girls all looked incredible. But that high blush that blended into the eyes at Kenzo was definitely my fave of the week.

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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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Giambattista Valli & Chanel Spring Couture

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Two absolutely gorgeous couture collections from Giambattista Valli and Karl Lagerfeld this week in Paris. Nothing could take away from the tulle sensations that floated down the catwalk at Giambattista. The makeup look was kept simple with perfected skin and not much else! Tom Pecheux’s liquid liner was on point at Chanel,

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