Pat McGrath

Makeup Artist

Other credits: Model, Creative Director, Designer




Nationality: United Kingdom
From Northampton, England, Pat is considered one of the top makeup artists in the world. Pat is currently Global Cosmetics Creative Design Director for Procter and Gamble behind some of the world’s most glamorous and powerful make up brand names-Max Factor, CoverGirl, SK-II and the recently launched Dolce and Gabanna. Previously, Giorgio Armani hired Pat to design his makeup line.

Constantly in demand by top celebrities such as Madonna, Oprah, Jennifer Lopez, Scarlett Johansson and Jennifer Aniston Pat McGrath’s editorial work with top photographers like Steven Meisel for Italian Vogue and American Vogue continually breaks new ground. She collaborates on major fashion advertising campaigns such as Prada, Louis Vuitton, Balenciaga, Calvin Klein, Versace, Valentino, Dolce & Gabbana, Giorgio Armani, YSL and Lanvin. She also dispenses her sought after knowledge in the expert advice pages of Allure and as a Beauty Director of i-D magazine.

Pat currently creates the catwalk make up for a plethora of world class designers including: Prada, Miu Miu Louis Vuitton, Balenciaga Christian Dior, John Galliano, Calvin Klein, Bottega Veneta, Versace, Valentino, Dolce & Gabanna, Lanvin, Stella McCartney, Yohji Yamamoto, and Viktor & Rolf. (Bio from IMG press release, May 2009).

In December 2013, received an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) from Queen Elizabeth II, for her work in beauty and fashion.


Calvin Klein S/S 13 Show (Front-Dan Lecc...
Calvin Klein (Shows)
published: September 2012
photographer: Dan Lecca
Anna Sui S/S 13 Show
Anna Sui (Shows)
published: September 2012
Diesel Black Gold S/S 13 Show
Diesel Black Gold (Shows)
published: September 2012
Y-3 S/S 13 Show
Y-3 (Shows)
published: September 2012
Balenciaga Resort 2013 Video
Balenciaga (Advertising)
published: September 2012
photographer: Steven Meisel
W Magazine (Editorial)
published: September 2012
photographer: Steven Meisel
Vogue Italia September 2012 Cover
Vogue Italia (Magazine Cover)
published: September 2012
photographer: Steven Meisel
Tough Love
Teen Vogue (Editorial)
published: September 2012
photographer: Jason Kibbler
In the Kingdom of Dior
Vanity Fair U.S. (Editorial)
published: September 2012
photographer: Paolo Roversi
All Dressed up with nowhere to go
Vogue Italia (Editorial)
published: August 2012
photographer: Steven Meisel

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