Pat McGrath

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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.


Vogue Italia March 2009 Cover
Vogue Italia (Magazine Cover)
published: March 2009
photographer: Steven Meisel
Miu Miu Show F/W 09
Miu Miu (Shows)
published: March 2009
Dior Show F/W09
Dior (Shows)
published: March 2009
Louis Vuitton Show F/W 09
Louis Vuitton (Shows)
published: March 2009
Viktor & Rolf Show F/W 09
Viktor & Rolf (Shows)
published: March 2009
Hussein Chalayan Show F/W 09
Hussein Chalayan (Shows)
published: March 2009
Loewe Show F/W 09
Loewe (Shows)
published: March 2009
We are the Slaves of the Objects Around ...
Vogue Italia (Editorial)
published: March 2009
photographer: Steven Meisel
Balenciaga Show F/W 09
Balenciaga (Shows)
published: March 2009
Roberto Cavalli Show F/W 09
Roberto Cavalli (Shows)
published: March 2009

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