VOGUE China Spring Beauty


Back in December, I had the privilege of working with photographer Raymond Meier on styling and creative directing a beauty story for Vogue China’s March issue. Variations of “white shirts”—from a girly eyelet collar (Louis Vuitton) to the uniform-esque simplicity of a Gap button down under a sweatshirt—showcased some of spring’s biggest makeup and hair trends. “Boyish” was the season’s buzzword for brows, and makeup artist Gucci Westman paired Josephine Skriver’s powder-and-pencil enhanced arches with “wind-blown” tawny skin and a matte nude lip. In another image, hairstylist Akki tucked Skriver’s blond locks into an elastic Goody headband—topped with white lace Maison Michel bunny ears—to complement heavy black lashes (lots of individual falsies) rimmed with salmon eye shadow. Skriver morphed into a modern-day debutante when she slipped on an ivory Rochas bustier and cat-eye sunglasses, her porcelain, hyper-real complexion setting off multi-color Prada jewels.

My “white shirt” for spring will be shorts: a frayed white pair from Zara, antiqued blue Ksubi cutoffs, and who knows what else…I’m on the hunt. As for beauty, it’s time to PLAY—I’m thinking a homemade haircut and some serious makeup experimentation this weekend. What are you looking forward to wearing as the weather warms up?

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  • http://ofstrangersensibilities.blogspot.com Joy Of Stranger Sensibilities

    very cool! i absolutely LOVE vogue china. seriously one of the best Vogues out there in my opinionn!

  • Xeana

    Beatiful and stylish photo shoot! I love editorial Vogue China.

    From http://www.xeanafashion.com

  • Uberfett

    Josephine Skriver is such a beauty.

    Sam / http://uberfett.com

  • http://everybodysbuyingvintage.blogspot.com/ Savannah Marie

    So gorgeous! What a beautiful shoot.
    Have a lovely day!
    Savannah Marie

  • katharina Köpke

    wow. love these!
    as for summer makeup: i'm really into brown and bronze right now - feels like summer!

  • http://materialfixations.blogspot.com/ Material Fixations

    I do love playing around with white shirts, but they are more comfortable for spring than summer. This summer I am looking forward to wearing soft forgiving jersey dresses!
    Material Fixations

  • Emily Ann

    An excuse to wear pastel eyeshadows with a new tan! :)

  • elise

    For summer : Guerlain Terracotta Skin - a dead gorgeous foundation/bronzer, simple smudgy eyeliner and sheer tomato color for lips. For now, big open weave sweater over a racerback tank. black miniskirt, ankle boots. I might wear this everyday... until it's hot enough for the WHITE eyelet bustier I just bought. Perfect mix of innocent/sexy. What date is apropriate to listen to "Summertime" by Will Smith for the first time of the season??

  • Trishelle

    White shirts from Zara loveeeeee!!!!

  • Bonnie,Clyde and Marni
  • http://twitter.com/YayaGagaFashion Messamet serdane

    Very nice ! The pictures are innocents and candid.


  • Renaphuah

    winged eyeliner and peachy lips for summer! x

  • Anonymous

    AH Heck yeah! I can't wait to see your homemade haircut!
    Really love the beauty in the editorial - So soft, really sweet.


  • anna

    the editorial is so beautiful! i especially love the cover! also agreeing with some of the other comments - vogue chine is definitely one of the best as it continuously pushes the boundaries and dares to experiment.

    loving into the gloss btw. has become an inspirational source like no other - not just because of the invaluable make up tips, but also due to the quality of design, writing and interviewers. absolutely LOVE it!

    anna xx


  • http://www.facebook.com/madiisonnn Madison Bryan

    The bunny ears picture is my absolute favorite! <3


  • Cindy

    Emily, I was gonna say well done to you when I saw your work in Vogue China last month when I was in Beijing. Very gorgeous and clean cut. Big thumbs up.

  • Sofiairene

    Reminds of the clean shirts sold here http://www.altarstore.com/

  • Mrs. Singh

    I can't wait to wear my Isabel Marant dress with peasant embroidery and IM wedges

  • Anonymous

     Lovely collection out here shown..Fashion trend diversity is countless and varies according to seasons..s.. Keep Sharing!!

  • Kate L. Harris

    The lace bunny ear photo is beautiful, perfect for spring


    Kate L. Harris

  • http://www.fre-fashion.com/ Fre-fashion

    Your photo’s are always so gorgeous! This blog is perfect (:


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