Fashion and celluloid make for the perfect marriage. The two have gone hand in hand since time immemorial it seems. But every season, there’s that one seemingly random film that serves as the source material and inspiration behind a collection.
The Mara Hoffman Fall 2012 show was stunning and Makeup Forever Alliance artist Lottie was the key.
Makeup artist James Kaliardos created an unbelievable look for this season’s Diane Von Furstenberg’s runway show.
Edun collection for Fall 2012 was absolutely gorgeous. But, the makeup that MAC makeup artist Yadim turned out was bananas.
M.A.C. artist Diane Kendal is consistently phenomenal and Tommy Hilfiger AU/WI 2012 was no different. She called the look “Country meet city. Equestrian lifestyle, sporty and elite” and it looked stunning.
You cannot get more creative and beautiful and inspirational than M.A.C artist Kabuki. It was such a pleasure to see Kabuki’s work on Zac Posen’s runway.
Makeup artist Diane Kendal said her inspiration for Alexander Wang was “The sculpted Alexander Wang girl… Tough chick.”
Charlotte Tilbury brought color, creativity and a serious eye to this amazing runway show. Her inspiration? As simple but complicated as “a bird’s feather.”
Fall 2012 found the inexhaustible Betsey Johnson in solid form.
The gold cinched waist was the trend of the night at the 54th Grammy Awards, and the next morning Carlos Miele sent out a collection that in its own way, acknowledged the zeitgeist-celebritae with similar touches.
Making vintage-boheme a thing of luxury has been Gregory Parkinson’s calling card for years.
Nothing was what it seemed at Alexander Wang’s Fall 2012 show. The materials he used were the most customized and luxe he has ever employed.
The MoMA presents its first time-based artists retrospective with Kraftwerk-Retrospective 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8, performed live on eight consecutive evenings from April 10 through 17, by Kraftwerk, the avant-garde electronic music pioneers.
Max and Lubov Azria certainly bring sexy back this season; with signature skin-tight bandage dresses. Every look accessorized with buckled leather harnesses, adding an element of toughness to the clothes.
Charlotte Ronson steered clear of grunge this season and showed a more ladylike, refined collection.
Duckie Brown designers Steven Cox and Daniel Silver sent the story of their lives down the runway.
Audemars Piguet, will introduced his own space Lounge AP in the next edition of ARCO, the International Fair of Contemporary Art in Madrid.
El Grand Chamaco creates a series of illustrations done on an iPhone by the tip of his finger.
Max Mara Atelier is a special project focusing on the coat. This Fall/Winter 2012 collection marks a further step in the celebration of style and luxury with these must-have items from the great Italian group.
The first look out at Proenza Schouler couldn’t have been more different from anything Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandezpresented last season.
In many ways it was a classic Marc Jacobs kind of evening. He served a collection with a big point of view, a bombastic production, a little show tunes sensibility sprinkling, maniacal styling and a hodgepodge of themes and ideas that never get so tangled up that you can’t discern one element from the other.
Exactly one year ago Kate and Laura Mulleavy sent out their first ready-to-wear collection that had no ties to their home state of California. Up until their “Days of Heaven”/American Great Plains-inspired round-up last fall, one of the diehard Rodarte tenets had always been California or bust.
This time around Karan tapped into old Hollywood’s androgynous icon, Marlene Dietrich. Designers walk tight ropes when choosing iconic figures as inspiration for their collections.
The show opened in a palette of solid black, which made each piece in the first section of the show about texture, fabric choice, and silhouette.
As a makeup artist, Foundation Brand Cover FX has been on my radar for a while, however I had never had the opportunity to try it properly. So it was with some excitement that I attended a talk and demo by acclaimed fashion makeup artist David Allan Jones at the International Makeup Artist Trade Show earlier this month.