Sies Marjan Fall 2019

Sies Marjan Fall 2019 combined menswear tailoring with the most feminine and light hand, juxtaposing a navy leather suit with an off the shoulder trench; softly darted key lime suit jacket and relaxed trousers; double layered emerald silky satin top with gathered collar, sleeve cap, and waist; and floor length black dress seemingly in a…

Grammys 2018 Red Carpet

The Grammy’s Red Carpet had more Worst than Best looks. The The Best Dressed: Lady Gaga in Céline because there weren’t many good looks. The Worst Dressed: Tayla Parx: oh…girl! Earth to Ricky Rebel…Trump is not a fan of any friend of Dorothy’s, click those heels and phone home. Early 2000’s Gaga doesn’t want this…

Fall 2019 Fashion Week Trend: Utilitarian

Utilitarian garments, pockets, and bags dominated the Fall 2019 Fashion Week runway. Oversized patch pockets with flaps or zippers, pouches draping off different areas of the body, and gargantuan bags such as Derek Lam‘s and Ovadia & Sons’ meet consumers’ growing need to carry their expanding essentials; phones, tablets, e-cigarettes, makeup, wallets, fragrance atomizers, skincare…

NIHL: (Porno)Graphic T-Shirt Publicity Stunt

(Porno)Graphic T-shirts I try not to discuss designers and collections who use publicity stunts on the runway to force the penned hands of the press…but it’s not every day porn walks down the runway. NIHL actually sent censored pornographic T-shirt’s down the catwalk. Other features of the menswear collection featured circular cutouts, zippers which coiled…

Photo Negative Makeup Challenge using Inverted Colors

I decided to attempt the Photo Negative Makeup Challenge using Inverted Colors. Although I was inspired just hours later than her, the true originator of this challenge is Maria Pol, but others have attempted to do it years ago. I began by applying black to all of the high points of the face, then went…

SkinLuma Results Before and After

SkinLuma has some creative solutions to issues such as acne, dark spots, and discoloration from skin problems like melasma In addition to offering traditional anti-aging and skincare staples such as their Retinol50 SeruGel (slick but not greasy and fast absorbing) and MoistuSilc Ultra (oily) serums. The Young range includes BlemErase, a 2% salicylic pen touch…

Mandarin Duck Inspired Makeup.

I was inspired to create an avant-garde makeup embodying the beautiful colors and striking geometric shapes of the Mandarin duck. To create this look I used the Karity Mattes palette, BH Cosmetics 28 lip color palette, IT! Cosmetics Illuminating CC foundation in light along with Love is The Foundation brush and eyeshadow brushes, Tarte Shape…

Electro Shock Therapy: Micro-current in Beauty Crazed Anti-aging

We’ve discussed peeling faces off with acid and jabbing them with dozens of needles, in my micro-needling post for example, here on my blog and YouTube Channel SubversiveStyle, but now we shall dive into a different type of current…the electrical kind! Electrocution may seem like a step above or below micro-needling, depending on your perspective,…

Bleaching My Eyebrows Tutorial

How I Bleach My Eyebrows I have switched from Jolene to Sally Hansen bleach.  I work in a fashion similar to blocking eyebrows, manipulating the bleach into the hair from the root to the tip upward toward the the front of the brow and out and downward toward the tail of the brow.  I will…