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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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Chanel Cruise 2017

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Chanel took over the streets of Havana to show the vibrant cruise collection. Lead makeup artist Tom Pecheux, made sure the girls glowed as they descended down the boulevard that acted as the runway. Perhaps it was a combination of humidity and makeup, either way their skin looked gorgeous.

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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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Pre-Fall Collections 2016

 

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I was reading an article today on Dazed about how fast fashion is these days. Literally speaking there’s barely a moment between seasons before we’re on to the next. As a fashion addict the more newness for me to pore over the better, but as a designer I’m sure it’s a completely different story.

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Best of Paris Fashion Week AW15

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Paris fashion week was phenomenal. Every season I feel the same way but this fall was truly brilliant. The Christian Dior show was fantastic, I dream about those patent full length boots with lucite heels. The makeup masters Peter Philips and Pat McGrath were in fine form producing bejewelled faces at Givenchy to the abstract brights at Margiela.

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Chanel Spring 2015 Couture

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Karl Lagerfeld’s flower garden theme show was a floral masterpiece. The beauty look was taupe eyeshadow blended across the upper eyelids and over the bridge of the nose, and extended to the temples resulting in a subtle mask shape. The mesh overlay on the face added to the veiled look.

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Chanel Reincarnation

A few of my favourite moments are Cara singing at around 5:07, the dance at 6:07, and of course the end which is how Gabrielle Chanel was inspired to create the iconic Chanel jacket.

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Chanel Métiers d'Art Pre-Fall 2015

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Salzburg Austria made a picture perfect backdrop for the Chanel Pre-fall collection. Tom Pecheux created a black and gold structured eyes and full eyebrows. Soft pink cheeks and lips along with skin so fresh, that it made the girls look like they just ran through the hills like Maria in the Sound of Music!

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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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Chanel Resort 2015

Dubai is this other worldly place full of extravagance. What better location for the Chanel resort collection? Held on a manmade island constructed under Karl Lagerfeld’s vision, the Indian themed collection was made up of beautiful prints and fabrics. What really pulled everything together was the strong beauty look.

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