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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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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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