I love working with emerging talent so styling the Ones to Watch show at Fashion Scout is quite exciting for me – this is my 8th season for the One’s to Watch show! This year we had quite a few challenges as designers often work on their own schedule and not necessarily to a timeContinue reading


One of the most important parts of doing a fashion show is the hair and make up test. Today we did the hair and makeup test for Fashion Scout’s Ones to Watch designers: Patrick Li, Yeashin, and Yulia Kondranina. To prepare for their show over the past few months the designers have been collecting imagesContinue reading

Charlotte Simpson, Hana Cha, Hellen Van Rees and Ming Pin Tien are this season’s Fashion Scout’s Ones To Watch. I met with all the designers several months before their show. It was wonderful to see their sketches and fabrics, and how they develop into a collection! This season our show ran like clockwork – itContinue reading


For every fashion show there is always a hair and make up test. It’s important to see how the whole look comes together. You usually have a moodboard that inspired the designer’s collection and you might also have a separate moodboard for hair and makeup. The right hair and make up can change everything soContinue reading

This is the second season that I’ve styled Prophetik and I loved the hair and make up for the SS11 look. Tim Furssedonn, International Creative Director for Toni & Guy created the hair look and Lan Nguyen created the makeup look. The theme was midnight garden and we wanted the models to have a veryContinue reading

Lan Nguyen was the head makeup artist for The Art of Being by Elizabeth Emanuel and she shares a few tips with us on her couture makeup look. What was the inspiration for the makeup? LN -The inspiration was based on make up that is Paris Couture. The treatment of John Galliano’s catwalk shows whichContinue reading

This is the second edition of Makeup is Art, it comes out in September during London Fashion Week. I worked with  Editor and makeup artist Lan Nguyen with hair stylist Tim Furssedonn on a shoot for this edition. We worked on the adorment section of the book. In general I’m not that excited about beautyContinue reading

Makeup Is Art is a makeup booked that was published last year and launch during London Fashion Week, it was so successful that it’s being published worldwide. I worked with creative director and head makeup artist Lan Nguyen on the cover shoot. On a beauty shoot it’s so important to have a good selection ofContinue reading

For the past few days load of girls having been lining up for casting for the Ford Models Supermodel of the World UK Search. It’s not any easy decision – there are so many great girls but so few with that special something! The UK winner – who will be crowned in London on theContinue reading

A little dream of mine has always been to work on a makeup book, so when last year AOFM approached me to help collaborate on their book- Makeup is Art – I jumped at the chance. It was put together by creative directors – Lan Nquyen (William Tempest’s makeup artist) and Jana Ririnui (Head ofContinue reading

This was William’s second show at London Fashion Week – and backstage was calm and relaxed. We were very prepared – we all just wanted to do a good job and we loved the clothes, ooh and the bags – the models did too, which does make a difference. It’s true, it’s a models jobContinue reading

AOFM launched their book Makeup Is Art at London Fashion Week. I was very fortunate to be asked by Lan Nguyen, creative director of  Makeup Is Art, to write an article for the book on the relationship between the makeup artist and the stylist. Lan and I have worked together for many years on lotsContinue reading