Starlight Beauty Tutorial Look 1: Celestial Body- Lightsource SFX Makeup Tutorial

Celestial Body Makeup Tutorial: Makeup Base: Mac Prep and Prime, Philosophy Miracle Worker foundation in 5, Tarte Shape Tape concealer in Light Neutral, NYX HD Setting Powder. Lightsource SFX Makeup: Wolf Essential Colors water-soluble face paint in blue and yellow, gradated to make it appear like the planets were light sources…there was only my homemade…

“Starlight: a Beauty Journey Through Space”

Artwork, makeup, hair, and costume design by Perry Uwanawich. Stay tuned to Youtube.com/SubversiveStyle and Subversive.Style blog for tutorials and behind the scenes. *Enter my MAKEUP GIVEAWAY: Subscribe and Follow me on Twitter @SubversiveBlog and Instagram @SubversiveStyle http://twitter.com/SubversiveBlog http://instagram.com/SubversiveStyle This was a collaboration with Bree, of lovlierie.com, who gave me the word “Starlight” as my theme…

Gucci Resort 2018: The Sloppy Copy

I took a moment to reflect on Gucci’s recent collections, and honestly feel like I’ve had a love/hate relationship with the librarian look, the 70’s has been great to Gucci and I likewise will adore many of the on-trend looks and grimace at others.    The look that stood out from the collection was the…

I Can’t: Resort 2018’s Worst

Anna Sui Resort 2018 The proportions, the hemlines, it’s like layers of granny when combined with her prints. Stella McCartney Resort 2018 I wasn’t feeling the play with silhouette and volume- some of it came down to styling- the pairing of oversized jackets with a-line skirts…but honey, I can’t with the draw-string, the palm-tree print, the sneakers,…

Balmain Ballets

Olivier Rousteing designed costumes for the Paris Opéra, and British Vogue gave us an amuse bouche- an expected sparkly embellished pair of tights paired with an ornate baroque jacket and draped sleeveless wrap top.  I feel like the tights are the only thing that differentiate the look from just being something off the runway.  Perhaps…

DIY Til I Die: Oversized T-Shirt to Fitted Muscle Tee. 

 In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to revamp an oversized t-shirt into a fitted muscle-tee.  I’ve begun upcycling, fitting, and editing clothes that don’t fit me well: it’s a great alternative to throwing out the ill-fitting and buying unnecessarily- it’s also a way to be environmentally and fashion conscious given fast fashion piles up…

What to Wear, Watch, Listen, Read, Shop, Sweat…

Read: Allure, covered by the mesmerizing Zoe Kravitz, demystifying the secrets of Italy’s Umbrian clay, and suggesting we all bottom…where lashes are concerned. Wear: Silks, Satins, lustrous light flowing fabrics and accessories that have a sinful sheen…especially for men.  I had these new, tagged, unworn striped and monogram Just Cavalli shirts and peace-sign Moschino bell-bottom jeans…

2017 Cannes Red Carpet Best and Worst Dressed

The 2017 Cannes Film Festival Red Carpet was full of glitter, glitz, and glam and sharply contrasted by cheap costume looks complete with synthetic wigs in fashion colors.  Fabulous stylist-curated wardrobes, carefully posed clutches, poised postures…Cannes is one of the years big fashion events, Hollywood starlets drawing the attention of the world in all their…

Wear, Watch, Listen, Read, Shop, Sweat…

Wear: Cut-away shoulders- they were all over the runways for SS17, as were flared legs and sleeves. Read: Marie Claire- the beauty bar has been raised, and segues to the next point…rejuvenate. Rejuvenate: Bioeffect Serum might be $160, but it’s based on a Geothermal Powered lab’s discovery in EGF, epidermal growth factor according to Marie […]

Wear What Who When Why How?

Wear: Cut-away shoulders- they were all over the runways for SS17, as were flared legs and sleeves. Read: Marie Claire- the beauty bar has been raised, and segues to the next point…rejuvenate. Rejuvenate: Bioeffect Serum might be $160, but it’s based on a Geothermal Powered lab’s discovery in EGF, epidermal growth factor according to Marie…

Met Ball 2017: Rei Kawakubo Comme des Garçons

The 2016 Met Gala’s theme is Manus x Machina, and appropriately, Marchesa tweeted out a collaboration with IBM- and their “Cognitive Dress” in the early morning hours. We’ve seen many memorable looks from past Met Ball themes of Punk and China through the Looking Glass.  I just have Linda Fargo and Sarah Jessica Parker, as […]

Fashion and Beauty Ethics: Fair-Trade, Fair-mined, Cruelty Free

In my posts, Ethics in Fashion: Labor and Environmental Concerns and Ethics in Beauty and Fashion, I discuss several concerns regarding the fashion and beauty industries including pollution, waste, and labor.  In terms of pollution, contaminating water sources, dumping, and the chemicals involved in manufacturing and dying fabrics and garments caused for birth defects and…