Backstage | Richard Chai -

Makeup: James Kaliardos, MAC Skin: Dr. Jart+ Hair: Kevein Ryan, Aveda Nails: Elle Gerstein, Essie http://youtu.be/AF98jbsxs3U MAKEUP "It's kind of like a Peter Lindbergh photo where the girls are androgynous. We're doing an androgynous look for Richard's collection based on masculine separates that he did in beautiful heavy fabrics like tweeds in grey and taupe tones. We wanted to put that into the ...
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Inspiration | Michele Lamy

There are many words to describe Michele Lamy - Rick Owens' muse, wife, gypsy, eccentric, Queen of the intergalactic fashion galaxy. Whatever the word, she's clearly an independent, marching to the beat of her own creative drum. Another Magazine created this film for the Rick Owens furniture line. Towards the end, at 4:18, she addresses her famously stained, black fingertips. "Who said ...
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Trade Show | Best Of Elements Showcase

On Tuesday we stopped into the Elements Showcase, otherwise known as the "Art Basel of the fragrance world." It's a showcase for smaller brands who strive to elevate the art of perfumery. Well curated and full of delightful gems, below are a few of the standouts that left us wanting more. Astier de Villatte Creators of furniture, dinnerware, and ceramic objects, Astier ...
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Inspiration | Your first scent memory?

We stopped into the Elements Showcase yesterday (more on that later) and left inspired by the creativity and care put into each fragrance creation. It got us thinking about our first scent memory. What was your first scent memory? Iconofly posed this question to celebrated perfumers and here's what they said.
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Insider | Model Marcelia Freesz’s Beauty Tips

Backstage at makeup brand Make B's F/W 12 show at Sao Paulo Fashion Week, model Marcelia Freesz was kind enough to share some of her beauty tips. "My beauty tip is to clean and moisturize very well, not only your face but your whole body.  For me it's just that. I moisturize and clean, especially my face. I use a Biotherm soap, ...
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Backstage | Lino Villaventura, Sao Paulo Fashion Week -

The Look: Artistic Drama Makeup & Hair: Marcos Costa Nails: Risque Makeup "Lino's collection was  inspired by the painter Francis Bacon and its one of the most beautiful of all time. It's an exquisite job, a real work of art. When he showed me the clothes, I thought of watercolors. So, the eyes have a burnt orange, almost terracota color, in the inner corners of ...
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Backstage | Colcci, Sao Paulo Fashion Week -

The Look: Sensual Women Makeup & Hair: Robert Estevao Nails: Risque Makeup "She is a sensual woman with a glamorous red mouth," explained makeup artist Bruno Cardoso. Skin was moisturized, corrected and set for a lovely satin finish. Although eyelids were left bare, lashes were curled with several coats of mascara to open up the eyes. Eyebrows were shaped with brow gel, providing a polished ...
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Backstage | Huis Clos, Sao Paulo Fashion Week -

The Look: Feminine Strength Makeup & Hair: Helder Rodrigues Nails: Risque Makeup "The inspiration was the feminine universe. Specifically, I was inspired by women. I wanted to escape from obvious makeup (made up lashes and eyebrows) which is why I opted to not use mascara and bleach the eyebrows so we can have this strength on the eyes. Eyes were emphasized with brown shadow ...
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Backstage | Alexandre Herchcovitch, Sao Paulo Fashion Week -

Look: Young Glamour Makeup: Celso Kamura for MAC Hair: Celso Kamura Nails: OPI & Sally Hansen Makeup "Alexandre wanted a young, fresh girl that still had some glamour. The makeup I opted for is fresh, natural skin like a girl's. I brushed matte brown eyeshadow all around the eye to give depth. It was complemented with a golden eyeliner (a custom mix of MAC Pigments in ...
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Insider | Model Anastasia Kuznetsova’s Beauty Tips

While backstage at the Triton show at Sao Paulo Fashion Week, we ran into model Anastasia Kuznetsova. Seeing her flawless complexion made us wonder about her favorite skincare products. We asked her to share some of her beauty secrets. "I love Bliss Oxygen mask, it's really amazing for any redness. But my favorite is Kenzoki cream, it's unbelievable. And that's all ...
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Backstage | Triton, Sao Paulo Fashion Week -

The Look: Clean Minimalism Makeup: Robert Stephen for MAC Hair: Robert Stephen for L'Oreal Nails: Risque Makeup Stephen described the look as "very clean with 60s references. The makeup is all about the eyebrows, brown eyebrows and pale skin. We are brushing in some eyeshadow for the brows." To give skin a subtle glow, he prepped the skin with moisturizer and corrected with concealer. Products (all ...
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Backstage | Iodice, Sao Paulo Fashion Week -

The Look: Rock 'n' roll Princesses Makeup: Fabiana Gomes for MAC Hair: Marcos Proenca Nails: Risque Makeup For Iódice, Gomes transformed models into "rock 'n' roll royalty." The bronze/brown color palette (definitely a trend this season) was updated with  different textures. "I used Metal X shadow because it has a high-tech metallic effect. It's not a bright metallic." Eyes  were the focal point with a ...
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Backstage | Pedro Lourenco, Sao Paulo Fashion Week -

Makeup: Fabiana Gomes for MAC Hair: Wanderley Nunes Makeup "Imagine girls arising from the Patagonia glaciers to the Atacomo desert. We're doing pale skin in the center of the face. It looks effortless but there's 11 steps. It's all about well-prepared skin using Beauty Balm, Prep + Prime Highlighter, and technological products. I'm softly applying Pinch o Peach blush on the center of ...
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Backstage | Animale, Sao Paulo Fashion Week -

Look: Rock & Romantic Makeup & Hair: Max Weber Nails: Risque "The eye makeup is young because it is a young brand. The hair is a mix of romantic and rock. Since it's a winter collection, the eye makeup is heavy, with attitude. The overall inspiration is beauty." - Max Weber Makeup The skin was prepped with a base and powder by Laura Mercier. Brown ...
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Backstage | Osklen, Sao Paulo Fashion Week -

Makeup: John Stapleton for MAC Hair: Max Weber Nails: Risque Nails Makeup "We're creating a very organic-inspired makeup. They gave us a lot of tribal references, very indigenous pictures, almost Polynesian in some places with head wreaths and things you would see in Hawaii or Africa. When you look at the clothes there's a mix of organic materials, sheerness and fullness, materials that have ...
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