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Gucci Cruise 2017

I’ve always been a bit of a Gucci fan. A black Gucci makeup bag was my first luxury accessory way back when. A few years later in my early twenties when I sold my Honda Del Sol, the first stop




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Dior Cruise 2017

Christian Dior pulled out all the stops for their guests attending the cruise collection in Oxfordshire, England. From exquisite details like Dior clad porters on the platform at St Pancras train station, to dining carriages that featured full Dior tableware




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Louis Vuitton Cruise 2017

Oscar Niemeyer–designed Niterói Contemporary Art Museum which looks like it’s from another planet, was the most amazing venue for Louis Vuitton resort. The collection felt very energetic–brights mixed with black and white, athletic, and youthful. The makeup look didn’t compete




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Chanel Cruise 2017

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




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Special Feature: Markus Lupfer Geometric Garden

  The first presentation I attended this past London fashion week was Markus Lupfer. What I loved was even though this was the autumn collection, so many of the pieces felt like they could work for all seasons. The Markus




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Spring Frills

Feminine frills hit the runway for spring 2016. Pair yours with nudes and shimmers set against a flawless complexion. 1.MAC Mineralize Skinfinish in Otherearthly 2. Burberry First Kiss in Soft Peach 3. Rimmel Lasting Nude by Kate  4. YSL Full Metal Shadow in




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Belstaff AW16

The Belstaff presentation during London fashion week drew inspiration from Edith “Jackie” Ronne’s great Antarctic expedition. The collection of fur, leather, and wool was derived from a wintry landscape, with textures of snow, icebergs and rocks and a nod to Inuit




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Best of London Fashion Week

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




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Best of New York Fashion Week AW16

It’s been about month since the fall collections kicked off in New York, and today in Paris the last shows of the season concluded. Looking back at the New York runways natural skin, and minimal lip colours reigned supreme. Proenza




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Public School FW16

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




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