40 years in any business is worth celebrating. Cosmetics A la Carte celebrated their 40th Anniversary in true style, they brought their West End glamour to the heart of the East End for their launch this week.
Curator Ryan Lanji thought it fitting to bring the make up innovators to the centre of innovation.
Charlotte Masson(Mawi), Samson Soboye and Kadija Gooden.
Amoungst the cosmetics, press clippings and other ephemera are amazing sculptures by Alex Noble and new illustration from a selection of illustration students and more established designers from the London College of Fashion.
Cutting Edge of Beauty, Princess Diana by Alex Noble.
Cutting Edge of Beauty, Kate Moss by Alex Noble.
A selection of make up from the Cosmetics A la Carte range.
Cutting Edge of Beauty, Grace Jones by Alex Noble.
Samson Soboye was proud to have photographic images included in the exhibition that were the only photographic examples showing make-up in the exhibition. The collaborative project was photographed by Armin Weisheit with Nora Nona providing the art direction and make-up, and Barbara Jablonska providing the hairdressing.
Lynne Sanders said they were some of the most exciting images she’s ever seen!
Armin Weisheit, Nora Nona and Mandy Martin.
It’s all about the Benjamin’s - Mr Iredale and Mr Hudson
Delectable cupcake display takes centre stage in the room!
Colour and Culture, Celebrating 40 years Catalogue.
Samson Soboye and Karen Binns.
Artistry by Sam Shepherd.
Stylist Samson Soboye and Lynne Sanders.
John Knox from Cosmetics A la Carte and Nora Nona.
Images taken from the Malaysian Fashion Week at the V&A.
Illustrations by Josh Bristow.
Portia Shaw from POP PR
Make Up Artist Neusa Neves and Samson Soboye.
Make up artists and hairdressers were out in full force!
Julie, Jerry from Mandy Coakley Represents and Samson.
The Exhibition is on until the 26th May 2013 50 Redchurch Street London E2
Contact Nora Nona at www.noranona.com
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