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2015 CFDA Fashion Awards

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As the fashion industry celebrated the best in the business tonight, those in attendance were dressed to impress. Gigi Hadid and Diane Kruger shimmered. Natasha Poly, Chrissy Teigan and Janelle Monae were draped perfectly. Kim Kardashian continues with her penchant for sheer. Joan Smalls, Karlie Kloss and Victoria Beckham opted for varying degrees of low cut.

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Atelier Versace Spring 2015 Couture

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The couture collections are well underway for spring 2015. Pat McGrath designed what she described as a modern, graphic smoky eye for Atelier Versace. I thought the use of negative space in the eye makeup mirrored the cut-out design of the collection. A flawless complexion, peachy nude lips,

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Lower Lash Love

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Lower false lashes are a tricky thing. Sometimes they can look far too “false” for everyday wear, but when done right they really are cool. I like to use individual pieces rather than a full strip for a doe eyed look.

Image from models.com

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Natasha Poly

Natasha Poly, razor sharp black liquid eyeliner, high-shine red lips, and styling by Gareth Pugh and Alexander Wang–there’s a lot to love about this editorial in Madame Figaro mag.

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Tip of the Day: Highlight the Upper Lip

Highlight the cupids bow with a tiny amount of gloss for a fuller looking pout.

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Makeup Artist: Karim Rahman

Stunning work by makeup artist Karim Rahman.

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Fall 2011 Campaigns

These are some of the hottest fall campaigns. I’m loving the makeup–tons of sculpting, pulled out eye shadow shapes, and  strong ruby lips, full on brows or no brows, now these are the things autumn is made of.

From top left: Tom Ford, Herve Leger,

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The Black Eye for SS 09

It comes around every season. Can be seen on runways in all four of the fashion capitals. It’s the smoky eye. This seasons adaptation is imprecise, melted, and pillow smudged. Always dark, sooty with a lived in look. At Cavalli the melted look was achieved by applying Nars Cream Eyeshadow in Zardoz over the top of a pencil.

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