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.
Sometimes, it’s all about a colour. Like Coral. In makeup there aren’t many new ideas … it’s like flower prints for spring…. genius, would cynically say an editrix. Continue reading
It’s all about having fun, being colourful and bold. I’ve been working on liner ideas for the sheer fun of it, and the graphic punch.
Decades seem to be flashbacking. Is fashion going so fast that we can’t find new ideas? And the 80’s just peaked their shoulder pads right around the runway corner, and gaining speed. One of the most mis-quoted fashion and beauty periods is coming back for another review. So here’s my little guide to understanding the 8o’s!
Fall and winter outfits tend to be about blacks, navy’s, and khakis. But sometimes, it’s fun to break the rules, and while I was shopping this season, I saw a lot of blush coloured pieces. It got me wanting to play around with a clean and simple look which… leads to another trend that has been building up over the recent seasons: monochromatic. Combining these two trend is a great way to get a modern, chic look. Continue reading
I’ve been a big fan of using natural oils for my skincare, and I like to buy them from small crafters, because they put so much passion and love into their products. The current one I had, was running out, and I wanted to try something different. So when Pip brought her Vanya Essential pots, I decided to give them a try.