Makeup Ideas

BRUSH STROKES

For the hottest holiday beauty, look to inspiring artists, both old and new

BRUSH STROKES
For the hottest holiday beauty, looks to inspiring artists, both old and new

softly applied makeup palette


 
softly applied makeup palette


Artist inspiration: Edgar Degas

Captivating pastel colour is the perfect holiday look for pretty young things who like to embrace their feminine side. Pair this softly applied makeup palette with a ballet-inspired dress.
Dress, Ksubi. Scarf, Kristin Bond, Paul Hardy Atelier; necklace, Carole Tanenbaum Vintage Collection.

evening makeup


 
evening makeup


Artist inspiration: Takashi Murakami

If you love to play it daring with your evening makeup, try these eyes on for New Year’s Eve, featuring bright anime colour and a graphic shape (drawn with a cream or liquid eyeliner). Wear it with a Louis Vuitton Murakami Multicolore Monogram handbag, of course.
Dress, Morales. Necklaces, Carole Tanenbaum Vintage Collection and Gemini, Accessity.

rich metallic highlights


 
rich metallic highlights


Artist inspiration: Gustav Klimt

Smoky eyes inflected with rich metallic highlights are just right for sophisticated girls with a penchant for drama. Show off 24-karat eyes with a gold-embellished silk dress. (FYI: Oscar de la Renta’s Fall ’08 collection was Klimt-inspired.)
Trench coat, Boss Black. Necklace, Jaime Galindo.

Bold Makeup


 
Bold Makeup


Artist inspiration: Frida Kahlo

Über-cool rock chicks can turn heads with these sexy red lips—just kick it up a notch with a bolder-than-ever eyebrow for your holiday fête. Wear it with luxe boho style—think minidress, alpaca vest and gold-studded Gucci booties.
Dress, French Connection. Hair comb, Carole Tanenbaum Vintage Collection; necklaces, Fabrice and Seraglio.

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Hair, Justin German, Shagg Salon; makeup, Simone Otis, both www.artistgrouplimited.com.