We, at Mimi Berlin, put a bottle of Elixer Sensuelle No 5 by Chanel in the freezer the other day. Why? You ask of us. Well, why not! Without kidding, we made these images as a sketch for a beauty editorial. The idea hasn’t been used, we went another route, but it can be in the future for sure because we still like the image a lot.
Mirror Mirror Magazine is the newest, bi-annual, beauty magazine on the Dutch market. The glossy is founded by Georgette Koning, who also is the editor-in-chief and creative-director. Issue number 8 was launched the other day at the New Werktheater in Amsterdam, the headquarters of ‘…,staat’, the ad-company responsible for the design and art-direction of this issue of Mirror Mirror.
#8 Spring 2019
We, at Mimi Berlin, went to the launch because we were invited ànd are always very gespannt to flip through the pages of this lovely mag, it’s one of our favorite actually. The newest issue is filled with tons of editorials and interesting reads. Interviews with, for example, Violet Chacki, the famous dragqueen and Val Garland, global director of L’Oréal and with Sandra Govers, a make-up artist who is a collector of fake eyelashes ànd a read about beauty-product design. Stuff you won’t find in your average beauty magazine, we feel like. We will spare you mentioning all the editorials because that’s a long list as well. Just go and see for yourself is our suggestion.
The Spring 2019 issue has 4 different covers to choose from. Cover 3, photographed by Philippe Vogelenzang was revealed by Juno Dijkshoorn, the make-up artist for this photo.
In the 1980s Ms Koning (graduated as fashion-designer) designed bags, she had her own label called ‘Pearls for Swans’. She also designed for large(r) companies, such as for example; Thierry Mugler. Konings made a careerswitch in 1995 and started writing for several newspapers, such as the Dutch Qualitätszeitung NRC Handelsblad, and magazines such as Avantgarde and Vogue Italia. She has her own on-line magazine as well it’s named Independent Fashion Daily, which is written in Dutch only, unfortunately.
Mirror Mirror is available at bookstores and at of course at Athenaeum in Amsterdam where the magazine will have a feature shopwindow in April 2019.
@isshehungry works and lives in Berlin, Germany. ‘Hungry’ is a very talented makeup artist, crossing the bounderies of the common perception of beauty. The created faces almost look like a Photoshop session gone wild; but don’t let them fool you: it’s all painted for real! Did you know: the face of Björk on the ‘Utopia’ album cover has been done by Hungry…..Nice!
The Sephora Store in Barcelona is really, really nice: the entrance on street-level is the MOST entertaining! Red escalators, an opportunity to entrance the store via a slide (not on film) abstract movies projected everywhere, many mirrors, cute boys and loud music!
Perfumes para mujer, para hombre, maquillaje, tratamiento, cosméticos, tratamientos para el cabello. Toda la belleza en sephora.es. Consejos de belleza. Encuentra tu tienda más cercana. Compra Online. Compras 100% seguras. More Beauty on this blog
The instagram feed of Gustav Brostrom from Stockholm, Sweden, is filled with selfies made of his face covered in different beauty masks at the same time. Gustav mixes facial masks, patches, foams and what have you not, to create lovely images of himself. (yes we know they are called selfies)
Multimasking was the newest rage in 2015, a beauty trend we, at Mimi Berlin, completely missed out on. Basically it’s targeted skincare. By putting on multiple facial masks, or layer them simultaneously on the skin, you can treat different skin concerns at one time. Gustav Brostrom takes multimasking to the next level. Fun!