Vauxhall Fashion Scout, the leading independent event at London Fashion Week, announced today a new partnership with The Body Shop, and the international ethical brand is set to become the event’s official Make-Up Sponsor.
This exciting new partnership will see The Body Shop cruelty-free and sustainable make-up collection used to create the key make-up trends for SS12 on the catwalk throughout London Fashion Week.
Internationally recognised as the “showcase for fashion innovation” (Vogue Italia) and “talent goldmine” (vogue.com), Vauxhall Fashion Scout is the perfect platform for The Body Shop to partner with. Each season Vauxhall Fashion Scout selects the most exciting designers and showcases them through catwalk shows, salon shows, presentations, fashion films and exhibitions.
The designer’s make-up looks will be created by a team of renowned professional make-up artists headed by Professional National Make-Up Awards Winner 2011, Lan Nguyen. They will translate the creative visions, giving shape to designers’ ideas and innovative concepts using The Body Shop’s range.The Body Shop make-up range launched in 1986, and now boast s of over 250 products for eyes, lips, cheeks and face, as well as four limited-edition trend collections each year.
“We were excited to see The Body Shop’s recent great work with Vauxhall Fashion Scout alumni William Tempest. This new partnership is a natural progression and will directly benefit our designers. This is an exciting joint venture, which adds to our shows the finishing touch that wraps and empowers the whole event” Martyn Roberts, Founder of Vauxhall Fashion Scout.
Ann Massal, International Brand Director for The Body Shop commented on the partnership,
“Fashion and make-up are intrinsically linked; one completes the other. We are extremely excited to be working with Vauxhall Fashion Scout and supporting the hottest, emerging fashion talents of the future.”
With September just around the corner, we are really excited for this new venture! Stay tuned for upcoming features in which we will be colllaborating with The Body Shop and our new make up artist, Lan!