Immortalised by Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, I was reminded of the Chignon while sorting through my books and finding this gorgeous image in Jerry Schatzberg’s Paris 1962. Perfect!
“I know who I WAS when I got up this morning, but I think I must have been changed several times since then” ― Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass Tim Walker, Vogue Italia August 2012, Vogue 1960, After the Night Tumblr, Anothermag, Vogue Italia March 2013 Miles Aldridge.
Never mind the couture at Chanel what about those lashes? Weren’t they fantastic? Couldn’t resist putting pen to paper! Illustration by me, Images from Style.com And if you’ve ever wondered what goes into these collections, just take a look at this fantastic clip, courtesy of Refinery 29. To be able to create detail like that must be amazing. p.s. I’ve changed format again – the columns were driving me nuts!
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Lisa Eldridge, the lady behind Marilyn’s Makeup Secrets, did a fantastic shoot for Lula Magazine with Edie Campbell, recreating a 1960’s “How to..” beauty feature with Pattie Boyd. Lisa writes in her blog: Gorgeous Edie Campbell was just perfect for this shoot. As well as bearing a resemblance to Pattie, her face takes 60’s make-up so damn well! Lula has always been one of my favourite magazines as I just love everything about it. Its SO girly and beautiful and […]
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So we’ve seen Whitey’s treasures of Marilyn, now time to get down to business. How did they do it? Lisa Eldridge, a renowned makeup artist, made this fantastic video which takes you through all the steps. (She also does some great tutorials on makeup basics and evening looks.) (If you want a laugh, check out some of the comments – it seemed to provoke a bit of a scrap! She also does some great videos on makeup basics and evening looks.) But […]
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I’ve always been slightly obsessed with Marilyn’s makeup. She was no chameleon – she was the champion of her own look. Honed for years under the guidance of a man called “Whitey”. “You don’t just wake up in the morning and wash your face and comb your hair and go out in the street and look like Marilyn Monroe. She knows every trick of the beauty trade”. Milton Greene “Whitey” Snyder started to do Marilyn’s makeup in 1948, for her […]
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