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Spring 2014 Couture

The Spring 2014 couture collections were beautiful. These are 6 of my favourite makeup looks from the week – at Chanel the look designed by Peter Philips, was all about the eyes. Various sizes of silver glitter shimmered on the lower lash line. Dramatic black liquid liner defined the eyelids;

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Spring 2014 Campaigns

Next seasons campaigns feature fresh new face like Lupita Nyong’o for Miu Miu, and tried and tested beauties like Gisele for Louis Vuitton. Daria Werbowy with bleach blonde hair and that aubergine lip is beyond amazing.

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The Best of Paris Fashion Week

Paris Fashion Week

The last runways have been walked in Paris, completing fashion month. We saw everything from the clean fresh faces at McCartney, Balmain and Giambattista Valli, to the grunge of Saint Laurent, and the weird but wonderful Rick Owens. Berry coloured lips were in order at Louis Vuitton,

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Spring Couture 2013

There were some very strong beauty looks from the spring couture collections. The look from Chanel was stunning. Smudgy black shadow and black lace were used to create a dramatic smoky eye.

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Party Hair

These 6 hairstyles are among my faves for a night out. I love the undone look of both the Rodarte, and Vera Wang styles, plus the giant hair accessory in the Rodarte image adds an interesting finish. The Valentino top knot with a twist is classic, as is Ciara’s easy blow-out.

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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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FW12 Couture Collections

 

The couture shows this week were out of this world gorgeous. The makeup look at Armani Prive was my favourite. The structured lines across the brows looked amazing.

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Couture Collections SS12

 

The couture shows in Paris this week were stunning. Most of the drama was in the design, while the makeup was for the most part pretty understated. For me it was all about Versace. Fierce ponytails, bronze smoky eyes, and pale pouts. Head to toe glamour like only Donatella can do.

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Spring Campaigns 2012

 

I am so ready for Spring to get here. The new campaigns are the perfect antidote to the next 2 wintery months which can seem to drag on forever. I am particularly enjoy the retro vibes from Chanel, YSL, and Prada.

Ads from top to bottom: Louis Vuitton,

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Sneak Preview: Paris SS12

Talk about saving the best for last. The Paris shows were spectacular. The clothes of course are always the main event but the hair makeup just really pulled it all together. Stand outs would have to be the underwater themes at both Chanel and McQueen. The makeup looked beautiful.

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