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Best of Toronto Fashion Week: Mikhael Kale SS16

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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 of gloss applied on all the high points as well as through the eyebrows.

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Toronto Fashion Week AW15 Day 1

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Day 1 was a very short day with only three designers showing.  It’s still a busy day for the makeup team. Our call time is always earlier on day 1 so we can unpack our carry on size suitcase which is full of brand new Maybelline product to use for the week!

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Toronto Fashion Week SS15 Day 4 & 5

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The makeup looks for day 4 were all about dewy, highlighted skin as seen at Caitlin Power and Rudsak.  Our go to products to create these looks were Maybelline Color Tattoo in Barely Branded and Too Cool, mixed with Baby Lips. The first show on Friday was a very strong look for Huntress.

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Toronto Fashion Week SS15 Day 2 & 3

I don’t even know where the past four days went to. Toronto fashion week is zipping by so quickly this season. Day one was amazing but extremly hectic, and I had no time to take any pictures.  A few of my favourite looks from Tuesday were the natural skin,

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Manicurist: Wendy Rorong

I am very excited to share some amazing nail art by fellow makeup artist Wendy Rorong. Wendy and I are on the Maybelline Canada team for World Mastercard Fashion Week Toronto. Read the interview below to see how being a makeup artist lead Wendy to being a multi-talented manicurist:

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Hakuhodo Brushes

Last week in Tokyo I added to my Hakuhodo brush collection. The large angle brush is really good for strong big brows, I wish I’d had it for TFW! The tapered brush is similar to one I have already but this one is way softer,

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Toronto Fashion Week Days 4 & 5

It’s been such a fun week. I work with the best team and we’ve done some fabulous makeup. Can’t wait until next season.

Now I’m off to Tokyo!

 

 

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Toronto Fashion Week Essentials

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Today is day 1 of Toronto fashion week! Here’s a quick look at some of my must-have items that get me through a very jam packed schedule.

Of course my kit and brushes are the most important thing. I only need a basic kit as the key colours for each show will be provided.

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Toronto Fashion Week Part 3

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Another amazing season in Toronto. Can’t wait until the next…

Images from top left: Backstage at Rudsak, Lacerda, Caitlin Power, Pavoni, The Team, Vawk (makeup by Cait Mizzi), Stephan Carras (makeup by Grace Lee), Julie Saint Laurent, Grace Lee, Leah Elliston, Eden Bluestein, Lucky Bromhead,

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Toronto Fashion Week Part 2

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The big show of the week was Joe Fresh. It always draws a large crowd of media, and top models. The makeup look was flawless natural looking skin, contoured cheeks, cat eyeliner, and nude lips. All the girls got dark full brows to match the black pixie cut wigs they wore.

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