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The Makeup of Val Garland

Val Garland and Karl Plewka


‘The book every make-up enthusiast needs in their collection’ – British Vogue


Val Garland, the fashion industry’s leading makeup artist, explores her career highlights and the inspiration behind her most memorable work. She talks for the first time about working with some of the cultural icons of our time including Kate Moss, Edward Enninful, Nick Knight, Vivienne Westwood, John Galliano and more.

Structured around key themes from Val’s work, from raw to colour chaos, sexy to savage, the book is packed with campaign and catwalk photography, magazine covers and backstage pictures as well as anecdotes and quotes from leading industry figures and some of fashion’s best-known faces. Accompanied by hundreds of stunning photographs from Nick Knight, Tim Walker, and Sølve Sundsbø.

Validated is a must-have for fashion lovers, industry professionals, makeup artists and followers of Val Garland.


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‘From pencil shavings to potatoes, this beauty legend can spin anything into makeup gold.’ — Allure

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Val Garland’s career includes Vivienne Westwood and Alexander McQueen shows, campaigns for Dior, Topshop and Mulberry, and editorials with Vogue US, UK, France and Italy. She is currently L’Oreal Paris Global Makeup Director and contributing beauty editor to British Vogue. This is her first book.

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