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Robbie Tomkins

Manicurist

Artist Management

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.

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In The Bag - Emma Mackey
British Vogue (Editorial)
published: March 2019
Sneha Kaul
The Last Magazine (Editorial)
season: Spring/Summer 2019
photographer: Emma Summerton
Sonoya Mizuno
CR Fashion Book (Editorial)
season: Spring/Summer 2019
photographer: Roe Ethridge
Sherrie Silver: This Is America
InStyle U.S. (Editorial)
published: January 2019
photographer: Charlotte Hadden
Kate Moss
Love Magazine (Editorial)
published: January 2019
directors: Steve Mackey, Douglas Hart
Photography Dan Smith
Tatler U.K. (Editorial)
published: December 2018
photographer: Dan Smith
Favourite Subject
British Vogue (Editorial)
published: October 2018
photographer: Brett Lloyd
Jodie Comer
Wonderland Magazine (Editorial)
season: Fall/Winter 2018
photographer: Adam Whitehead
ES Magazine (Evening Standard) September...
ES Magazine Evening Standard (Magazine Cover)
published: September 2018
The Muse
ES Magazine Evening Standard (Editorial)
published: September 2018
photographer: Agata Pospieszynska

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