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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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Atelier Versace AW 16 Couture

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Donatella put on a stunning show yesterday in Paris. The colour palette, drapery, and origami like details were nothing short of exquisite. Pat McGrath created equally beautiful makeup looks. Both the ruby red lips with glitter set against a very minimal eye, and the pale blue geometric eye and muted out mouth looked amazing on the runway.

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Gucci Cruise 2017

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I’ve always been a bit of a Gucci fan. A black Gucci makeup bag was my first luxury accessory way back when. A few years later in my early twenties when I sold my Honda Del Sol, the first stop I made was Gucci, where I picked up a classic GG hobo handbag.

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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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The Best of New York Fashion Week SS16

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The New York shows kicked off spring fashion month with some spectacular collections. Riccardo Tisci brought Givenchy state side for what was probably one of the most anticipated shows of the week. Pat McGrath created two stunning beauty looks for the event. An elaborate jewel and lace face for the couture retrospective and then a dewy skin and brow-less look for the spring looks.

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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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Resort Collections 2016

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The makeup master trilogy of Pat McGrath, Peter Philips, and Tom Pecheux turned out three on point looks for the most talked about resort collections. At Chanel in Korea Tom Pecheux was inspired by the culture. The K-Pop like makeup featured false lashes, outlined brows, and two-toned bright matte lips.

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Makeup Tip of the Day: Ultra Thin Cotton Swabs

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The best thing for a quick clean up on a precision makeup is an ultra thin cotton bud. These are a main stay in my makeup kit, I just stocked up on the Muji ones when I was in London last month. You can find something similar online at Alcone Company. 

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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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Victoria Beckham & Alexander Wang AW 2015

NYFW_Victoria_Beckham_Alexander_WangThe New York Collections are hot, which is a good thing because it looks absolutely freezing there. Pat McGrath’s creation for Victoria Beckham consisted of full eyebrows and smudgy lower liner that dropped lower in the centre. Lips were void of any colour, and the girls skin glowed. In contrast to Beckham’s polished look,

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