Meet Stephany, future bombshell! It was time to put on the blog my first plus size model, or should I say, normal size. And she was a dream to photograph! I finally could do some proper instaglam makeup. It was new territory, but you don’t learn anything by doing the same thing over and over.
I decided it was time to get out of the studio and take a break from the glam looks that I tend to gravitate towards. I wanted to explore some summer looks. I also wanted to celebrate the hidden beauty of my hood, the Park, or Park X as some call it.
Lise Watier is launching their first collab with Elle. The collection is called “Weekender”. I did a test run with a photoshoot and here are my impressions.
It’s been three months of doing my own photography, to perfect my makeup visions. With this latest shoot, my model Rose, plays a 70’s glamour Svengali. It marks a moment of getting my Vogue makeup to a new level. Plus, my thoughts on the journey of doing my own photography. Continue reading
Another week, another makeup experiment. This time I had beautiful Yilin from Next Canada. It started out as a Korean inspired summer makeup and then it turned into a smoky eye. Continue reading
It was time to turn on the highlights. I wanted to explore the shimmering side of makeup.
It’s a genderless world and we’ve been exploring it since a hot minute. Fashion only has a photographic memory, but you can look back to the 30’s, where flappers suited up in pinstripes to dance at the Monocle Club. Followed by seventies rock stars who peacock-ed in glittery frocks to get all the teenage girls. But today, androgyny is just about being. Whatever you want to be.
I’ve always loved Harajuku Girls, especially the really tan ones. They adapted 60s makeup, graphic lines, making their eyes super big. I had some makeup fun adapting the look to make it more Eastern. Continue reading
Last December, on a cold rainy day—like only this city can deliver—I was making my way to a PR meeting for Beauty Counter. The reason why I stepped out ? I was really excited because Beauty Counter is on a mission to make makeup and skincare that is safe. Natural makeup is such a unicorn, that I’m wondering what would actually have stopped me? Continue reading
This post is about Nadia. She’s a writer, a stylist, an actress, a seamstress, a comedian, and she is loud… like the mouth on the dress suggests. It’s also an ode to the sixties liner.