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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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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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Model of the Year Anna Ewers

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Not a shock that the gorgeous Anna Ewers scored the industry’s top vote for Model of the Year. 2015 was the year of Anna, working with the best of the best in the industry resulted in stunning campaigns, editorials and runways.

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Best of London Fashion Week AW15

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The makeup looks from London fashion week were really varied as usual. Everything from barely there at Christopher Kane to full on art attack at Vivienne Westwood. London may have the shortest week, but some of the most creative makeups come out if it.

 

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Best of Paris Fashion Week SS15

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Paris was like a creative overload. Incredible collections, spectacular shows, and brilliant makeup looks it was hard to pick only 9 looks. Clearly I need a bigger grid! The high gloss black masks, blocked out eyebrows and, impeccably blended bronze shadow at Alexander McQueen was my absolute favourite look of the week.

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Best of London Fashion Week SS15

The makeup  looks from London fashion week were definitely more diverse than we had seen in New York. Of course there were the fresh faces and dewy skin that go without saying on the catwalk, but the mad creations (there were about 6 different looks) at Vivienne Westwood is what makes London fashion week so brilliant!

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Victoria Beckham for British Vogue

 

Makeup talent Val Garland did a gorgeous job on Victoria Beckham for August’s British Vogue cover.

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Best of London Fashion Week AW14

Last week in London I worked on some fabulous shows keyed by top industry pros. Up and coming designers like Lucas Nascimento and well established design houses like Burberry, make for a mix of avant garde and easy to wear makeup looks. The gold leaf look at Simone Rocha keyed by Sam Bryant was everything.

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Vivienne Westwood Red Label AW14

Val Garland created this undone Marilyn Monroe look at Vivienne Westwood. MAC red lip mix was used on the lips and cheeks in a perfectly messy finish.

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Couture Fashion Week AW13

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The couture shows in Paris this week were spectacular. Each of these makeup looks has something that I love. The Valentino girl doesn’t change much. She must wear braids and have a pretty neutral makeup. The lips at Dior were a taupe mauve shade with glitter packed on top.

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