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Best of Milan Fashion Week AW15

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Beautiful, feminine makeup so synonymous with Milan made up a lot of the looks for the week. The deconstructed eye makeup at Fendi designed by Peter Phillips being one of the stand out looks.

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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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Best of Milan Fashion Week AW14

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The Milan collections were all about beautiful looking women. Skin of course was flawless with some shading. Full groomed eyebrows, and barely there lip colour. The look at Roberto Cavalli though predictable was still one of my favourites of the week.

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Isabel Marant for H&M

This morning at 6am my friend and I lined up for the Isabel Marant collection outside H&M in Vancouver. Over the years I have acquired my fair share of pieces from H&M designer collabs. Way back in 2006 I managed to snag a fuchsia angora Viktor &

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Fall 2013 Smoky Eyes

This seasons version of the smoky eye has a very steel undertone. Different variations of grey are necessary to recreate the runway look for AW13. The NARS palette paired with Laura Mercier Caviar stick is a fast way to achieve any of the looks above. The trick with any good smoky eye is to blend.

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Tip of the Day: Skip the Highlight

Switch up your eyeshadow application, instead of using a light shade to highlight the brow blend your medium shade shadow all the way up to the brow bone.

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4 Fall Makeup Trends

These 4 makeup trends were seen time and again as I perused AW12 runway images. The ever present no makeup makeup, featuring  all shades of neutrals from caramel, taupe, sand, and beige. You cannot go wrong with a good a palette of earth tones this season.

The scarlet coloured mouth is essential to update your makeup collection.

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Sneak Preview: Milan FW12

The fashion week train chugs on as the Milan shows are almost done. I have to say it is was quite a mixed bag of looks. I think of them all, Pat McGrath’s anime-esque design at Prada was pretty fabulous.

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Get the Look: Roberto Cavalli AW/11

Love the dramatic eyes at Roberto Cavalli. The matte black with the metallic shadow is gorgeous. The trick to recreating the look is to encase the metallic colour with the black. The inner and outer corners need to be dark and well blended and the centre of the lid should be shimmery.

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Sneak Preview: Milan SS12

The makeup looks at the Milan shows were smouldering as usual. From pitch black smoked out eyes, to pouty nude lips, and skin that glowed for days, the Italian designers gave us everything we expect for spring and summer. Fendi surprised with thick black liner and extreme gold leaf eyes.

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