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Versace for H&M The Backstage

Versace for H&M

Tom Pecheux: We’re doing very strong eyes—very kind of square. I’m using a basic black eye shadow from MAC, with very metallic silver on the eyelid, and on top of the metallic we will add lip gloss for shine.  VIEW MORE >

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Rochas Spring 2012 The Backstage

Rochas Spring 2012

Eugene Souleiman: These girls look so perfect that they’re another species, basically. For hair, I wanted to do something with a nod to Mars Attacks!, and a kind of nod to Parisian couture—there’s a slight 50’s influence to it.  VIEW MORE >

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Derek Lam Spring 2012 The Backstage

Derek Lam Spring 2012

Orlando Pita (Phyto): The hair style follows the simple clean lines that are in Derek’s collection: I’m doing a super simple side part, low ponytail in the back, and it’s all very perfectly done—no hair out of place.  VIEW MORE >

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Alexander Wang Spring 2012 The Backstage

Alexander Wang Spring 2012

Diane Kendal (MAC): The look today is a bit 90’s, and it’s all about the smokey, greasy eye. In the 90’s that’s when it really started that people didn’t wear any foundation; moisturized skin and a greasy eye was a real look then.  VIEW MORE >

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Chloe Fall 2011 The Backstage

Chloé Fall 2011

FRECKLES!!! A smattering of freckles, "where the sun would hit", by Charlotte Tilbury at Chloé. Tilbury used MAC lip pencils in Cork and Stone to dot them on one by one.  VIEW MORE >

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Alexander McQueen Fall 2011 The Backstage

Alexander McQueen Fall 2011

Guido (Redken): They're Goody barrettes! They sent me 6,000 barrettes...we're not using all of them. Sarah [Burton] showed me pictures of the past and pictures of the future, and I wanted it to be a head that wasn't too big...I wanted it to be very modern and hard, but kind of soft at the same time.  VIEW MORE >

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Kenzo Fall 2011 The Backstage

Kenzo Fall 2011

Tom Pecheux (MAC): The makeup is very sophisticated but also very moody and emotional. The inspiration came from artist women like Georgia O'Keeffe, Frida Kahlo—their art was very strong, very powerful, but so were their personalities.  VIEW MORE >

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Rochas The Backstage

Rochas Fall 2011

Eugene Souleiman: Well, I walked into the fitting and looked at the reference pictures for hair, and there was a picture from a Jil Sander campaign I did in the 90’s with Guinevere van Seenus—one of the first campaigns I’d ever done.  VIEW MORE >

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Dries Van Noten The Backstage

Dries Van Noten Fall 2011

Peter Philips (Chanel): It’s a quiet moment in the face. It’s nude makeup with a touch of gold—there are a lot of gold elements in the collection: rings, bracelets, in the hair there’s the gold ring.  VIEW MORE >

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Proenza Schouler The Backstage

Proenza Schouler Fall 2011

Paul Hanlon (Fekkai): It's funny—it's simple hair, but it actually takes a while to do! Jack and Lazaro always want their girls to feel a bit easy, a bit cool; it's this 'once was done and now is undone' thing.  VIEW MORE >

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