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Robbie Tomkins

Manicurist

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Based In

  • London

biography

Robbie Tomkins began his career in the nail industry while working for nail art brand Rock Beauty London, sister brand of nail and makeup giant Ciaté, after he began painting nails to 'help out' at press days and fashion shows. Being spotted by Jenny Longworth on instagram led to Robbie joining her London Fashion Week team for Michael Van Der Ham. Robbie's creativity, passion and attention to detail is unquestionable and his presence on set is cementing his reputation as one of the most fun people to work with in the industry.

He has quickly established himself as one of the leading male manicurists in the UK with an impressive portfolio of clients including Vogue (UK, Italian, Brazilian, Russian), ELLE, Marie Claire, Vanity Fair, DNA, Numéro, Porter Magazine, Manifesto, NOTION, Wylde Magazine, Stylist,Amica, Glass Magazine, and Wonderland. His celebrity list includes Noomi Rapace, Lily James, Liv Tyler, Hailey Baldwin and Olga Kurylenko.

Robbie has worked at New York, London, Paris and Milan Fashion Weeks for brands including Gucci, Moschino (LCM), Michael Van Der Ham, David Koma, Ashish, TOPSHOP, Aspinal, Phoebe English, Zhandra Rhodes and Alice Archer.

He has collaborated with renowned photographers including Annie Leibovitz, Boo George, Colin Dodgson, Glen Luchford, Kevin Sinclair, Matt Easton, Cedric Buchet, Marcus Ohlsson, Josh Olins, Chris Brooks, Simon Emmett, Vicky King, Giocond & August, Johnny Kangasniemi, Elliot Kennedy, Katja Mayer, Philip Messmann, Letty Schmiterlow and Thurstan Redding.

updates

Favourite Subject
British Vogue (Editorial)
published: October 2018
photographer: Brett Lloyd
The Muse
ES Magazine (Evening Standard) (Editorial)
published: September 2018
photographer: Agata Pospieszynska
Beauty
Vogue Arabia (Editorial)
published: September 2018
photographer: Arved Colvin-Smith
Main Fashion September Issue 18
L'Officiel Ukraine (Editorial)
published: August 2018
photographer: Theresa Marx
Harrods August 2018 Cover
Harrods (Magazine Cover)
published: July 2018
photographer: Chloe Le Drezen
Hypnotized, Mesmerized
Glass Magazine (Editorial)
published: June 2018
photographer: Jason Hetherington
Maria Clara
Portrait (Other)
season: Summer 2018
photographer: Rui Faria
Kaleidoscope Colour
Glass Magazine (Editorial)
season: Summer 2018
photographer: Rui Faria
Nataal: Perfect Imperfect
Various Editorials (Editorial)
published: May 2018
photographer: Jermaine Francis
Obsédée avec le noir
Mojeh Magazine (Editorial)
published: April 2018
photographer: Rui Faria

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