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08.29.14

Away We Go

Looking forward to a weekend away at Shelter Island, since next week will be an exceptionally busy one with the Spring 2015 Runway Show preparations. On the agenda: diving into this book of short stories, Emerald City, by one of my favorite writers, Jennifer Egan; spending time with the family, always a treat; throwing on the Geo Print sleeveless top from our upcoming Winter collection, probably with cargo pants, Laura Mercier tinted moisturizer and some Bobbi Brown pot rouge for color; and listening to a selection of potential songs for the Runway next weekend… hope you will watch it live, Saturday September 6th 1:00 pm here at rebeccataylor.com.

Away We Go

Looking forward to a weekend away at Shelter Island, since next week will be an exceptionally busy one with the Spring 2015 Runway Show preparations. On the agenda: diving into this book of short stories, Emerald City, by one of my favorite writers, Jennifer Egan; spending time with the family, always a treat; throwing on the Geo Print sleeveless top from our upcoming Winter collection, probably with cargo pants, Laura Mercier tinted moisturizer and some Bobbi Brown pot rouge for color; and listening to a selection of potential songs for the Runway next weekend… hope you will watch it live, Saturday September 6th 1:00 pm here at rebeccataylor.com.

03.07.14

Party Girl: Spring 2014 Runway Makeup

For the Spring 2014 Show, I liked the idea of a girl who partied the night before and didn’t bother taking her makeup off afterwards. I usually like the girls to look a bit tough, very downtown. (The hair had a grunge feel but still quite polished, so we could go stronger on the make-up.)   I worked with long-time collaborator, the creative, talented makeup artist Sil Bruinsma, and below are his notes for those looking to create the effect themselves:

Skin is left quite bare, just a bit of concealer where necessary. Eyebrows are strong and on the darker side using TAUPE. The focus is really on the eyes; dark, kohl rimmed and smudged, in EBONY and PRUNELLA pencil. A smear of MIX MEDIUM on the lids and a dab of concealer on the lips finish of the look.

-Use a lighter to warm up your pencil before applying kohl on the waterline, it will stick better and glide on thickly.

-For a real smoldery effect use a black pencil inside the eye and a deep plum or brown/bronze around the eyes. Smudge out with a q-tip. The two tones create extra depth.

-Don’t be too delicate when applying mascara, really work mascara into the root of the lashes and wiggle over bottom lashes, a little residue on the skin is nice actually and gives a slept-in effect.

-I prefer NOT to curl lashes when I do a tough girl look like this. It just looks cooler.

skin:
MAC Matchmaster Foundation
MAC concealer
MAC Blot Powder

brows:
MAC brow pencil in TAUPE or LINGERING

eyes:
MAC eye pencil in EBONY and PRUNELLA
MAC studio sculpt shade and line in EBONY
MAC mix medium shine
MAC mascara ZOOMLASH

Follow Sil on Instagram:  @silbruinsma1

09.14.12

OOOOOH I Love It! Spring 2013 Runway - Behind The Scenes

Stylist:  Kate Sebbah

Casting:  Piergiorgio Del Moro

Hair:  Kevin Ryan and Frank Rizzieri for Aveda

Make-up:  Sil Bruinsma for MAC

Music:  Rene Arsenault

Jewelry:  Shaun Leane

Sunglasses:  Westward \ Leaning

Spring 2013 - Rebecca Taylor Runway Show

07.25.12

Fall 2012 Campaign Shoot

Fall 2012 Campaign Shoot

June 6, 2012 - Brooklyn, New York

ph:  Boo George

stylist:  Kate Sebbah

hair: Rolando Beauchamp

makeup:  Sil Bruinsma

casting:  Piergiorgio Del Moro

model:  Alana Zimmer

tunes: Arcade Fire, Pixies, The Black Keys