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Model of the Moment: Ajak Deng

Sudanese model Ajak Deng is a stunner. Deng is not a newcomer to the scene. She has walked in multiple shows over the years as well as having loads of editorials, and substantial campaigns under her belt.  




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The Supers for Balmain SS16

This is like a breath of fashion fresh air. All I can say is thank goodness! As much as I enjoy many of the new crop of models/instagram stars in fashion these days, I think Olivier was on a slightly




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Lily-Rose Depp for Love Magazine

Lily-Rose Depp looks amazing in this eighties inspired cover for Love Magazine. A perfect combination of both her actor father, and actress/model/singer mother. It would be impossible for Lily-Rose not to take the industry by storm.




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Model of the Year Anna Ewers

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




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Sullen Girl

Myself and a few other talented creatives collaborated for this shoot last month with new face Brooke from Lizbell Agency. I wanted a slightly undone, low maintenance look for the makeup. Many of my go to products were put to




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Victoria’s Secret After Party

The infamous Victoria’s Secret fashion show took place last night, and finished with a huge after party. New additions to the spectacular line up of models included Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner who got their inaugural wings, and joined the




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Balmain for H&M

I knew it was going to be crazy, but with so many pieces that I had to have, I dragged myself out of bed at 3am on Thursday. With my sister in tow we joined what turned out to be




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Fall 2015 Campaigns

Judging by at least 3 of autumn’s major fashion campaigns, graphic eye makeup is going to be a big deal.




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Beyonce for September 2015 Vogue

Obviously this is the best September issue cover for the year! Beautiful Bey was shot by Mario Testino with make up by Francesca Tolot. Absolutely stunning.




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Makeup Artist: Pep Gay

Super talented makeup artist Pep Gay‘s work in this editorial for Sunday Times Style mag is fabulous. The choice of colour and texture, huge attention to detail and, phenomenal blending is thoroughly inspiring. Images from models.com




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