When the make-up artist Charlotte Tilbury he thinks back to his first pearls of wisdom in terms of Beauty, he says it immediately: «The credit goes to my fantastic mother Patsy” . Raised in Ibiza in a British family of ex-patriots, Tilbury remembers “sitting, mesmerized, watching my mother’s morning and evening beauty routines.”
And her success started from there: in recent decades, she has curated makeup for high-profile fashion shows (Alexander McQueen, Lanvin, Chloé) and for the faces of women that have marked an era, including Kate Moss, Amal Clooney And Penélope Cruz.
In 2013 she launched her eponymous cosmetics brand, solidifying her all-day approach to glamor. Alongside these career awards, there was also that of the Queen Elizabeth in person: «Dear, receiving my MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) from the Queen in 2018 for services rendered to the beauty and cosmetics industry was such an honor, and one of the most magical days of my life! ”says Tilbury, still excited to talk about it.
Four years later, his brand returns support as official beauty sponsor of the Platinum Jubilee, which celebrates the 70th anniversary of the monarch on the throne. Observers may even have spotted Tilbury, carrying her new crimson velvet makeup bag as a clutch.
“Her Majesty the Queen has always used the soft power of lipstick to create her iconic image”, says Tilbury, who then underlines how the Queen is always attentive to colors, not only of the clothes, but also of the shades of makeup, however always very natural.
Tilbury then paid tribute to that signature make-up look with a limited edition trio of lipsticks created especially for the Jubilee, each of which was designed “to empower everyone, everywhere.” The appropriately named tonality The Queen is a “quintessentially British cerulean pink”. Gracefully Pink instead it winks at the royal icons of the past (although one might imagine that Kate Middleton would feel great in this shade). In the end Runway Royalty which comes directly from Tilbury’s own highlight column.
The celebrations wouldn’t have been complete without the Magic Creamthe symbolic jewel of the makeup artist, now also available in the version Jubilee.
Source: Vanity Fair