NOVEMBER 2011 ace | 7 Lindsey’s Best Friend & Namesake LINDSEY WIXSON Last September, amid the swirling chaos that is New York Fashion Week, one girl stood out like a beacon for photographer Gabrielle Revere. “She was just so stunning, and different than all the other girls,” Revere recalls of the backstage moment she first met “shy but confident” model Lindsey Wixson, a 5-foot-10 beauty from the decidedly unglam town of Wichita, Kansas. In the few months it took for Fashion Week to roll around again, Wixson’s career has skyrocketed: She is now the face of Miu Miu, a gig that’s previously gone to Hollywood types like Katie Holmes, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Kirsten“ Dunst. Beyond the obvious those bee-stung lips, that distinctive gap, the tumbling blond tresses -- how best to describe the 15-year-old’s appeal? She was just so stunning, “ “She’s got something, she’s got that tghhing that defines people,” says Revere, struggling to put and different than all Wixson’s magic into words. tumbling blond tresses -- how best to describe the 15-year-old’s appeal? the other girls “She’s got something, she’s got that tghhing that defines people,” says Revere, Wixson’s magic now.
8 | ace NOVEMBER 2011 RUNWAY ready looks Makeup Artist Pat McGrath shares her favorite makeup tips and beauty secrets. O f a reflection of colors, applied on the skin to create more visual effects for the world of fashion, and to compliment the high fashion standards make up artist Pat Mcgrath, Jamaican and born in England and known as the makeup genius and given the title : The most influential makeup artist in the world” by Vogue in 2007 and the global design director for Max Factor, Cover Girl and Dolce & Gabbana; advertising campaigns for Louis Vuitton, Calvin Klein and Balenciaga and I love this project. AUTUMN NUDE | Whether it’s back to school or back from the beach, highlight your natural beauty with bold brows and a flush of color on the lips and cheeks. SAFARI CHIC | Bold eyes make this subtle yet intriguing look a must-have for fall. Rediscover 1970’s glamour with defined lashes and a bright red pout to define your look and so forth. Vintage Vamp shades for lip color by Pat McGrath
NOVEMBER 2011 ace | 35Discover yourself in the city Behind the glitz of the modeling world I t’s a dream for so many young American women: the mystique, the money, the fame of a model’s life in New York City. But so few actually make it, and fewer yet become the next Tyra, Heidi or Gisele and so forth. Model scouts Jeff and Mary Clarke, who run Mother Models Management, spend their days combing the streets of rural America looking the next supermodel; they’re the ones who discovered Ashton Kutcher in a bar in Iowa in 1997 and so forth. The couple plucked four girls from obscurity to give them a shot at “a model life.” Also, Primetime Nightline follows these four girls through their journey from America’s heartland to New York City. Two will make it, and two will be sent home and so forth. America’s heartland to New York City. Two will make it, and two will be sent home and so forth.Two will make it, and two will be sent home and so forth. home and so forth. America’s heartland to New York City. Two will make it, and two will be sent home and so forth. Two will make it, and two will be sent home and so forth. New York City 14 Street & 6th Avenue