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Spring 2016 Couture Collections

Runway after runway of incredible collections were seen in Paris last week at the couture shows. It wasn’t just about the clothes the beauty looks were exceptional too. Pat McGrath out did herself at Margiela creating a series of makeup




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Giambattista Valli & Chanel Spring Couture

Two absolutely gorgeous couture collections from Giambattista Valli and Karl Lagerfeld this week in Paris. Nothing could take away from the tulle sensations that floated down the catwalk at Giambattista. The makeup look was kept simple with perfected skin and




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Pre-Fall Collections 2016

  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




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Cold Weather Season

The cold weather is in full effect which is not entirely bad as we can bundle up in over-sized sweaters and fabulous furs. On the other hand the cold dry temperatures can wreak havoc on our skin. Now is the




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Best of Toronto Fashion Week: Mikhael Kale SS16

Last week in Toronto we started of fashion week with Mikhael Kale’s collection. The makeup look designed by Grace Lee was one of my favourites of the week. The high shine effect on the face was achieved with generous amounts




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The Best of Paris Fashion Week SS16

The grande finale of the spring collections wrapped last week in Paris. One of my favourite looks was the glitter brow created by Val Garland at Giambattista Valli. The vibrancy and the sparkle of the glitter stood out beautifully against




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Dark Lips for Fall

  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




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The Best of Milan Fashion Week SS16

The beauty looks from the Milan runways seemed more varied than in seasons past. Prada’s gold lip, Missoni’s cyan eyes, and Fendi’s exaggerated banana line were a few of the stand outs from the week. Images from fashionising.com & vogue.com




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The Best of London Fashion Week SS16

London fashion week is always short but sweet with some of the best beauty looks of the season hitting the runway. The stocking face makeup at Gareth Pugh made me think of a crew of glamorous bank robbers–slightly disturbing yet




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The Best of New York Fashion Week SS16

The New York shows kicked off spring fashion month with some spectacular collections. Riccardo Tisci brought Givenchy state side for what was probably one of the most anticipated shows of the week. Pat McGrath created two stunning beauty looks for




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