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“CHANEL Public Relations is proud to announce Blake Lively, Michelle Williams, Amy Adams, Emma Stone, Hailee Steinfeld, Sarah Jessica Parker, Naomi Watts, Gwyneth Paltrow, Dianna Agron, Christina Hendricks and Maggie Gyllenhaal wearing CHANEL Beauté at the 2011 Costume Institute Gala on May 2, 2011 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
With beauty inspirations ranging from “a colorful spring garden” to “1950’s modern glam”, some of the industry’s top makeup artists created looks using classic products and the latest creations from Peter Philips, Creative Director of CHANEL Makeup to realize their exquisite visions.
In addition to the bevy of beauties that wore NARS Cosmetics to last night’s Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Institute Gala, the brand also worked with makeup artists to create the looks for additional guests including Cassie, Emma Stone, Jessica Stam, and Julianna Margulies.
MAKEUP ARTIST: Rachel Goodwin
NARS PRODUCTS USED: Carthage Pure Matte Lipstick (NEW for Summer 2011!)
Marta Walsh has a sneak peek to cover and inside story from the new June 2011 issue of ASOS Magazine featuring cover star, JENNIFER LAWRENCE, 20-year-old American actress, Oscar nominee for Winter’s Bone and upcoming star of X-Men: First Class (June 3) and The Hunger Games.
Photographed by Benny Horne and styled by Zeba Lowe.
Hollywood’s Brightest Talent and 2011 Breakthrough Star
(New York, NY – May 2nd, 2011) – Christina Ricci made her way down the red carpet in front of the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the annual Costume Institute Gala in a custom couture creation by Zac Posen. Complete with ombre and lace detail, the corseted gown effortlessly accentuated Ricci’s flawless silhouette. Beautifully handcrafted by the Zac Posen atelier, sewers worked around the clock for this show stopping piece – his ode to McQueen.
Christina Ricci with fashion designer Zac Posen
Christina Ricci made her way up the MET Ball carpet dazzling onlookers in a custom couture creation by Zac Posen, but left the event cool and chic in a revealing lace dress from the designer’s Spring 2011 Paris collection. The dashing duo of dresses certainly told a story of a lacy romance.
NARS Cosmetics worked with celebrity makeup artists to create the looks for several guests at the Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Institute Gala, including Clare Danes, Chloe Sevigny, Alexa Chung, Eva Mendes and Mary Kate & Ashley Olsen! Marta Walsh has the sneak peek to the list of products used, including NARS’ new-for-Fall-2011 Larger Than Life Lip Glosses and Larger Than Life Long-Wear Eyeliners.
MAKEUP ARTIST: Matin M.
THE LOOK: The dress was like a shimmery liquid sand and Exotic Dance Duo Eyeshadow resembled that. I couldn’t resist using it. For elongating the eyes and defining them, the Via Appia Larger Than Life Eyeliner was perfect in keeping the lids gold and glossy without being too heavy,” said Matin.
Rosario Dawson, Jessica Szohr and Jessica Chastain all donned dazzling Forevermark diamonds for the “Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty” Costume Institute Gala at the MET this evening in New York City.
Actress Rosario Dawson choose to wear Forevermark Pave Diamond Studs paired with a stunning Forevermark Marquise Shaped Diamond Cocktail Ring.
Tom Ford wears a TOM FORD satin lapel tuxedo, shirt, silk bowtie,studs and shoes to the “Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty” Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2011 in New York City.
To the same event Colin Firth wore a TOM FORD shawl lapel textured tuxedo, shirt, silk bowtie, pocket square, diamond and onyx studs, and lace up shoes.
Marta Walsh has the sneak peek to behind the scenes as makeup artist Rose-Marie Swift created Gisele’s red carpet makeup look for tonight’s MET Costume Institute Gala.
Gisele’s Makeup Look for the 2011 MET Costume Institute Gala behind the scenes with makeup artist Rose-Marie Swift
“We wanted Gisele to look naturally sophisticated, making the look more modern and not falling into a retro direction. It made the whole look beautiful and fashion forward with out being heavily made up. A perfect Gisele look.” – Rose-Marie Swift
For the eyes:
– Shu Uemura Mascara
– Shu Uemura Eyeshadow in a soft blue/grey
This year at New York’s annual Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, some of the most beautiful hairstyles seen on the red carpet were created exclusively by Frederic Fekkai celebrity stylists using ALL Fekkai products. This year’s MET Ball, themed “Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty,” was hosted by Anna Wintour, Stella McCartney and Colin Firth, with Francois-Henri Pinault and Salma Hayek as honorary co-chairs. The annual event, dubbed “The Fashion Oscars,” attracts the most stylish and influential in the entertainment and fashion industries.
Frederic Fekkai Celebrity Stylist Adir Abergel created super chic tresses for Kristen Stewart
INSPIRATION: A hint of glamour with beautiful fullness and texture
LOOK: A tousled low chignon full of volume and texture
Hourglass Artistic Director Gina Brooke did Madonna’s makeup for this evening’s “Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty” Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. “The Met Ball is one of fashion’s biggest nights out, and I wanted Madonna’s look to be elegant, timeless and absolutely luminous – inspired by 1930s glamour. The focus is flawless skin and ravishing eyes—Madonna’s gorgeous eyes and lashes are among her best attributes—which always resonate on the red carpet,” says Gina Brooke.
Madonna at the 2011 Met Gala in Stella McCartney dress and Cartier jewelry
How to get Madonna’s makeup look:
Prep skin first with Intraceuticals Rejuvenate Daily Serum to increase vital moisture and visibly revive the complexion. Follow with Hourglass Veil Mineral Primer, a must-have product for any event because it ensures that makeup lasts all night. It also neutralizes the skin, reduces the appearance of fine lines and pores and enables an artist to paint the perfect canvas.