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Cara Delevingne for Saint Laurent

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Hedi Slimane’s final campaign for the house of Saint Laurent is perfection. Hedi has captured the return of Cara Delevingne, who looks like the epitome of the past and present of the Saint Laurent brand. So it’s au revoir to Hedi and bonjour to Anthony Vaccarello.

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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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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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Get the Look: Giles SS16

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The makeup look from Giles SS16 show is simple, bold and easy to recreate, taking the runway to the street. There are basically four essential elements: glowy complexion, black liner, thick mascara, and a bold matte lip.

1. Smashbox Primer Oil 2. Rimmel Scandaleyes Kohl Liner in Black 3.

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Victoria's Secret After Party

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The infamous Victoria’s Secret fashion show took place last night, and finished with a huge after party. New additions to the spectacular line up of models included Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner who got their inaugural wings, and joined the cast of probably the most widely known fashion event of the year.

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The Best of London Fashion Week SS16

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London fashion week is always short but sweet with some of the best beauty looks of the season hitting the runway. The stocking face makeup at Gareth Pugh made me think of a crew of glamorous bank robbers–slightly disturbing yet so cool. Having worked on almost all these shows in the past,

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Get the Look: Jourdan Dunn

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Jourdan Dunn’s beauty look from the GQ Men of the Year Awards was perfection. The key to achieving a similar look would be to start with the skin. Use a moisturizer that has a pearlescent glow. For skin tones like Jourdan’s I recommend a golden undertone rather than anything too pink.

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Balmain AW15

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Balmain’s fall campaign is absolutely stunning. Makeup artist Aaron de May who I remember assisting one of my first seasons in Paris, did an incredible job on the makeup. The ultra glamorous sister combo is everything, and serves as style inspiration for the next time I’m out with my own sisters!

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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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