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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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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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Dior Eyeliner Stickers

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The rumours were true! Peter Philips satin eyeliner strips from the Dior spring show, will be available to buy February 1st. The pastel strips are reusable, seem easy to apply, and the answer to smudge proof eyeliner.

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Best of Milan Fashion Week SS15

These 9 shows from the Milan collections showcased some rather beautiful makeup. Full strong brows were in effect at Versace, Dolce & Gabbana, and Armani. The single line eyebrow courtesy of Pat McGrath at Prada was also a fave. Fendi’s strip eyeliner designed by Peter Philips, was cut from leather hair ties.

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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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Atelier Versace & Dior Couture Fall 2014

So far these are my two favourite shows from Paris Couture fashion week. Peter Philips designed the metallic eyeliner look at Dior. The  silver was actual strips of adhesive eye liner that Philips himself hand cut for every model. The Versace makeup was also focused on the eyes.

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Chanel Metiérs d'Art Show in Dallas

Karl Lagerfeld put on a Texan extravaganza last night to show his latest collection. The western themed show was a plethora of feathers, fringe, navaho prints. The makeup design by Peter Philips was reminiscent of metallic cross-hatching placed high on the cheek all the way up to the temple.

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Big Bold Brows

The bigger the brow the better has been the anthem now for many seasons. Brows are not only big they are arched and groomed to perfection. I recommend starting with a spool brush to brush brow hairs in an upward direction. This same brush comes in handy to soften the brow after applying either pencil or shadow.

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Makeup Artist: Peter Philips

Makeup artist Peter Philips, the man in charge at Chanel cosmetics and the mastermind behind the stunning runway looks. Philips is no stranger to editorials and major campaigns. A true fan of  3D makeup, he infamously applies appliqués along with makeup in his own signature style.

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Chanel Pre-fall 2011


I for one am so happy to see the pre-fall shows. It’s still a bit soon for Spring, and the Fall 2011 collections aren’t until February so pre-fall will tide us over until then. Karl Lagerfeld’s inspiration for the Chanel show was Byzantine Empress Theodora. The mosaic of the Empress in Ravenna’s Basilica of San Vitale, 

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