Linda Cantello: interview with the international make up artist Giorgio Armani Beauty
Linda Cantello, International make-up artist Giorgio Armani Beauty, is the protagonist of the new podcast of Fashion Italia, in which she talks in conversation with Susanna Macchia, editor-in-chief of Fashion Italia and L’Uomo Fashion and soul of Beauty in Fashion.
“We met one of the most important make-up artists in the world: she is the English make-up artist Linda Cantello, creative mind of the Giorgio Armani make-up since 2009 and signing many looks created in collaboration with the greatest photographers (Richard Avedon, Irving Penn and David Sims, just to name a few) and for the most prestigious magazines – explains Susanna Macchia – In a long phone call held in full lockdown we touched on various topics: from 20 years of Armani makeup to how it has changed – and will continue to change – the world of make-up, from the great characters who marked his life (David Bowie, first of all) to his infinite love for animals “
The podcast is in English but you can find the interview in Italian on the May issue of Fashion Italia.
To inaugurate the series Beauty in Fashion Gian Luca Perris from Perris Monte Carlo in recent days had been in conversation with Valentina Debernardi. The first podcast opened the section “Perfumes to feel”, a section dedicated to meetings with the most important protagonists of international perfumery. “The artistic perfumery offers olfactory notes never heard before, which not only are extracted in special places and moments, but which also have powers on our unconscious – explains Valentina Debernardi – Like the Italian blood orange, which infuses energy, or a new type vanilla that when worn conveys a feeling so comfortable that it looks like a hug. “
Here are all the secrets of artistic perfumery in the first of the episodes of the series “Perfumes to feel”:
In the May editorial of Fashion Italia, on newsstands this month together with L’Uomo Fashion, the director Emanuele Farneti asks: “What happens if two magazines, one male and one female, talk to each other, putting ideas, collaborators, formats and opportunities as a common factor?“. To reason without dogma about how much gender, or rather the evolution of its perception, is relevant today for the society in which we live, of which fashion is an effective mirror and sometimes ahead of its time.
Here is the editorial read by the voice of the director Emanuele Farneti:
Here is the English version of the editorial:
In the world of Gucci Beauty, Thomas de Kluyver he is a protagonist. The famous make-up artist owes to the music of the rave parties – as well as his talent – the success that led him to become Gucci’s global make-up artist. In fact, the creative began to make up his friends for raves in Perth, Australia, where he grew up, and then in London. His career as a make-up artist started almost by chance, but it was not by chance that Alessandro Michele called him and wanted him as Gucci’s global make-up artist, a role for which he also signed the make-up. up of the last Gucci Men’s fashion show during Milan Fashion Week.
Susanna Macchia interviewed him for the last issue of Beauty in Fashion. Here’s what he told her in our podcast.
Not just make-up artist. Beauty expert, of course. Cupid (@cupidsvault) is a “digital poltergeist”, a visual artist. 20 years, very popular on the net for his ability to modify the face by creating real sculptures with various materials, from feathers to grass through hair and feathers. He is famous for having signed the visual of the cover of Willow Smith’s Willow album, as he told in the interview with Vittoria Filippi Gabardi whose podcast you can listen to here:
In this podcast, instead the Photo Editor of Fashion Italia is The Fashion Man Chiara Brdelli Nonino talks about the intuitions and choices that made Fashion what it is now.
From the First World War, when the column Smart Fashion for Limited Incomes it becomes Fashions On A War Income, to Audrey Withers become editor in chief of British Fashion in 1940 and capable of managing the magazine between the bombings and the narrowness of the war, up to the courage of Fashion Paris and the Parisians, faithful to the cult of the allure even in times of crisis, to Lee Miller, a great photographer who signed some of the strongest shots published in the magazine, including the horrors of the concentration camps, to get to the choices of Fashion Italia in recent times, such as the white cover of the April issue:
In the April issue of Fashion Italia it was published “One night on Capri” by Christopher Bollen, an American writer and journalist who lives in New York and who has just published his fourth novel, a mystery titled “A Beautiful Crime” (Harper) set in Venice. In the podcast you are about to listen, the writer he himself reads a compelling and noir story, set in the beautiful Mediterranean island:
A dream island: it is the very voice of the writer Lila Azam Zanganeh, born in Paris to Iranian parents and author of the book “An enchanting dream of happiness” (The anchor of the Mediterranean) that takes us into the mystery of a dress capable of transform the protagonist of the story into a mermaid …
If you want to hear the story of the crossing of the Atlantic Ocean of the transatlantic Christopher Columbus, who in 1956 brought eight models of noble origins to New York to represent as many fashion houses, captained by Giambattista Giorgini, the organizer of the first fashion shows in Italy, you will discover the first podcast of the series “Fashion Tales”:
Did you know that Mr. Levi Strauss never wore a pair of denim jeans, despite having patented them? And that 60 pairs are sold every second in the world? What does the date 20 May 1873 represent for jeans? And why did Bing Crosby risk being denied a hotel room? Have you ever wondered what denim sounds like? And how can you recognize a Levi’s, a Lee and a Wrangler simply by looking at a piece of fabric?
Here are six curiosities you may not know about the world of denim and jeans: two terms that, as you will discover by listening to our podcast, have not always been synonyms (and for purists they are not yet).
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At the speaker.com/user/vogueitalia link you will find all the Fashion Italia podcasts: every Thursday we will reveal other tracks to listen to. Get ready to “a surprising and immersive experience in the world of Fashion Italia, which in its new formula has chosen to use words, and not only the image, to tell the magic of fashion and its protagonists”, as director Emanuele Farneti explained at the launch of the new project.