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Front Row: Paris Couture Fashion Week SS17

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The couture shows in Paris this week have brought out a few well dressed celebs. Familiar faces were at Dior today from social media fave Chiara Feraggni to ASAP Rocky. As well as Diane Kruger, who arrived looking stunning in a classic Dior design.

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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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Chanel Cruise 2017

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Chanel took over the streets of Havana to show the vibrant cruise collection. Lead makeup artist Tom Pecheux, made sure the girls glowed as they descended down the boulevard that acted as the runway. Perhaps it was a combination of humidity and makeup, either way their skin looked gorgeous.

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Model of the Moment: Lineisy Montero

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Natural haired beauty Lineisy Montero was discovered in her home town of Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic. In the fall of 2015 she burst on to the scene walking exclusively for Prada as the first black model on their runway in many, many years. Since then Lineisy has been quite the sort after face,

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Best of London Fashion Week

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London fashion week remains the shortest of the four fashion capitals. Some how squeezed into those few days is a plethora of colourful creativity. I especially enjoyed Burberry’s departure from classic beauty to rock and roll cool. Backstage at Mary Katrantzou the brief was to create¬†crimson heart shaped lips,

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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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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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Pre-Fall Collections 2016

 

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I was reading an article today on Dazed about how fast fashion is these days. Literally speaking there’s barely a moment between seasons before we’re on to the next. As a fashion addict the more newness for me to pore over the better, but as a designer I’m sure it’s a completely different story.

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Dark Lips for Fall

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Update your fall makeup look with a version of the deep lip colours seen on the runway. Tone the look down by tapping the lip colour on top of lip balm. For maximum intensity apply a similar tone lip liner all over the lips and then add the lipstick on top.

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