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Pat McGrath

Pat McGrath created an image of “a passionate woman [this season] and you can’t get more passionate than red.” Skin was immaculate and lightly highlighted through the center of the face, while eyes were simple using a neutral brown to contour and a white frosty shadow to line the lids.

Prada Fall 2012 RTW Beauty 7

There was a very strong eye; Pat McGrath created something “very manga” layering an orange greasepaint over blocked-out arches and sweeping a black greasepaint through the crease and up toward the brow bone. Upper and lower lash lines were then rimmed with alternating strokes of black and purple pencil.

Gucci Fall 2012 RTW Beauty 7

Pat McGrath creates a really beautiful dark lip paired with perfected skin and bleached brows, mimicking textures in the deep velvets of the clothing. “It’s a little Rossetti,” McGrath continued, referring to the elegantly stained lips of his portraits.

Karlie Kloss Vogue Italia 9

Karlie Kloss covers the December issue of Vogue Italia. Dressed in a beige, silk creation by Valentino and shot by the incredible Steven Meisel.

Gucci Spring 2012 RTW Beauty 2

Internationally acclaimed makeup artist, Pat McGrath, creates a “tougher, stronger look” for Frida Giannini’s 1920’s influenced presentation featuring striking blacked out eyes and a flawless face.