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Validated: The Makeup of Val Garland

Val Garland Karl Plewka



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Laurence King Publishing
08 October 2018
Individual photographers; Cosmetics, hair & beauty
Val Garland, the fashion industry's leading makeup artist and the current L'Oreal Paris Global Makeup Director, explores her career highlights and the inspiration behind her most memorable work. She talks for the first time about working with cultural icons 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. Validated is a must-have for fashion lovers, industry professionals, makeup artists and followers of Val Garland.
By:   Val Garland, Karl Plewka
Imprint:   Laurence King Publishing
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 290mm,  Width: 240mm, 
ISBN:   9781786273086
ISBN 10:   178627308X
Pages:   264
Publication Date:   08 October 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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.

Reviews for Validated: The Makeup of Val Garland

Be it a proper memoir, a greatest hits compilation or a portfolio-turned-coffee-table-book, chronicling someone's most notable achievements, neatly bound in physical form, is generally reserved for those who have left a resounding impact on not just their field, but on the world. And in the case of experimental, rebellious, rule-breaking make-up artist Val Garland, nothing could be more true. Fashionista . after a quarter of a century painting faces to international acclaim, [Val Garland] decided it's about time she took a minute to look back on her epic career. The result of this archival exploration? Validated, a new book that illustrates her career through a series of her most seminal images. The anthology doesn't just chart the evolution of beauty over the last few decades, but narrated by Garland's personal anecdotes, it builds a picture of the vibrant fashion scene of the 80s, 90s, and 00s. i-D Validated , a hardback feast for the eyes of her decades' worth of work of the world's most famous faces Get The Gloss For a quick overview of her impressive makeup skills and 30-year career creating some of the most iconic beauty images EVER, you need look no further than her new book, Validated.This page-turner is filled with stunning beauty imagery, from her early trademark of gorgeously real skin. Glamour In addition to the glossy photos you'll be tempted to rip out and frame, there are insider tips, never-before-seen snaps from behind the scenes, and stories about Garland's (sometimes bumpy) journey to the top. While it's tough to choose just one, our favorite chapter might be the one detailing all of the out-of-the-box materials the face painter has employed over the past three decades to create exquisite and unexpected looks. From potatoes to pencil shavings to pantyhose, you'll discover how this beauty legend spins everyday materials into makeup gold. Over her long career, Val has worked with the likes of Alexander McQueen, for example on his groundbreaking early collections such as The Birds SS95, and creating some of Vivienne Westwood's most iconic punk looks. With her reputation as a long-standing rebel of the beauty world, Val's warts and all editorial anthology [Validated is sure not to disappoint even the most casual of beauty fans. Dazed The book every make-up enthusiast needs In their collection British Vogue

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