New Anne Klein optical ad

I had an amazing opportunity to be a part of beautiful new campaign for Anne Klein. Here is first shot from the seriesI had fun mixing lipsticks together to create perfect dusty coral as well as bright fuchsia that will be coming out.

Beauty breakdown: Elle STYLE360 Bebe Black F/W 2012

I love drawing reference from cult movies, historic eras and beautiful art work. Luckily for me, so does super sweet and talented Charles Benton from ever popular Bebe label.His inspiration for this year was combination of 40s girl meet Blade Runner. Naturally, I had to pay homage to noir girl by playing with color red.  There is nothing more beautiful then sharp, classic red lipstick! Not to go into period make up and still preserve contemporary and fashion touch, I have played with textures and left little bit of unfinished feel to the look (not adding mascara for example, for …

Beauty breakdown: Elle STYLE360 Emu Australia F/W 2012

Emu Australia, makers of famous cozy footwear delivered much more than boots in the beautiful palette fit for easy going girl. I wanted to preserve that chill, fresh Aussie beauty, that mimics color palette of the Outback.Hello earth tones! Unlike some of the other looks I have created for Fashion week that required more even look and more coverage; this one was all about feel and look of natural skin. Model’s foundation was kept minimal, with just spot concealing.  I wanted to expose model’s beautiful freckles (which many had) and preserve that youthful glow.Just, as I like to call it …

Beauty breakdown: Elle STYLE360 Sachika F/W 2012

We had an amazing range of looks this season and it was so much fun flowing from one mood to another.I am starting my back stage report with delicious spy girls from Sachika line.Sachika twins To-Tam and To-Nya drew their inspiration from strong, mysterious, world traveling spy girls, who despite all of the action still manage to be classy and playful.What a great combination! When I think of spy girls, I always instinctively go to more polished femme fatale women of classic silver screen. To compliment beautiful hair creations by key hairstylist Linh Nguyen, naturally, I went there.I find Sachika’s …

Back stage interview by SerafinoSays from Fashion Week F/W 2012

While I come down from all of the excitement of Fashon Week, here is awesome nod from my dear friend Kristan at www.SerafinoSays.com. Her and I practically grew up together on photo shoots. Besides being amazing hairstylist, she is very successful blogger and was written about in magazines, such as Elle and more.  So for all of the fresh news from the industry make sure to check her out at www.Serafinosays.comHere is beauty breakdown for Bebe Black, stay tuned for much more to come!

Countdown Begins – Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2012

I have been honored with another round of keying shows for Elle Magazine Style 360 and I am super excited.This week I have met with all of the designers and along with hairstylist Linh Nguyen conducted look tests for their shows.Creating the look with the designers is an amazing experience, it makes me feel like we are helping them put final touch on something they put hard work and love into.Being a part of their final vision, it is truly rewarding.I am spending this weekend creating run down of make up looks for my team, and making sure everything runs …