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Toronto Women's Fashion Week AW17

 

After a year hiatus Toronto Women’s fashion week was back this month. With a new name, and venue, and fewer designers on the schedule. One thing remained the same; Grace Lee was back with her makeup team and we were ready to pump out some fabulous looks.

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Ottolinger Spring 2017

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My first show on a very hot and humid day in New York was Berlin based designers Ottolinger. The Ottolinger girl likes to have a good time, hence the smudged raspberry and merlot lips. The makeup look revolved around a glossy red theme set against an almost bare complexion,

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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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Best of Toronto Fashion Week: Mikhael Kale SS16

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Last week in Toronto we started of fashion week with Mikhael Kale’s collection. The makeup look designed by Grace Lee was one of my favourites of the week. The high shine effect on the face was achieved with generous amounts of gloss applied on all the high points as well as through the eyebrows.

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Best of Toronto Fashion Week FW15

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A few of most popular makeup trends to emerge from last weeks collections in Toronto were the matte red lip, precise liquid eyeliner designs, and full eyebrows. Grace Lee created all the looks for the entire week of over 25 shows. My must-have Maybelline products included everything from the brow category.

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Toronto Fashion Week AW15 Day 1

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Day 1 was a very short day with only three designers showing.  It’s still a busy day for the makeup team. Our call time is always earlier on day 1 so we can unpack our carry on size suitcase which is full of brand new Maybelline product to use for the week!

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Toronto Fashion Week SS15 Day 4 & 5

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The makeup looks for day 4 were all about dewy, highlighted skin as seen at Caitlin Power and Rudsak.  Our go to products to create these looks were Maybelline Color Tattoo in Barely Branded and Too Cool, mixed with Baby Lips. The first show on Friday was a very strong look for Huntress.

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Toronto Fashion Week SS15 Day 2 & 3

I don’t even know where the past four days went to. Toronto fashion week is zipping by so quickly this season. Day one was amazing but extremly hectic, and I had no time to take any pictures.  A few of my favourite looks from Tuesday were the natural skin,

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Best of Toronto Fashion Week AW14

The Maybelline team lead by Grace Lee, completed over 35 shows last week at World Mastercard Fashion Week. The looks varied from designer to designer from nude lips to deep aubergine, dewy skin to natural matte, dark eyes to neutral eyes. The common thread was full brushed up brows that framed the eyes.

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Day One Toronto Fashion Week AW14

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World Master Card Fashion Week started yesterday in Toronto, and things got off to a very busy start at the tents in David Pecaut Square. Grace Lee created 5 beautiful looks that the team and I executed. My two faves were Mikhael Kale and Line Knitwear. For Mikhael Kale super dewy skin was created using a combo of BB Cream and Baby Lips on the top of the cheekbones.

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