Thoughts from Lily Cole
The glitter around my eyes frames my vision backstage; frantic and busy, ribbed with magic. It's an exhaustingly long process but so exciting. My face afterwards is always a complete surprise to me and I love the contrast of the midway point backstage; the sparkle of made-up faces, hairdos to challenge Marie Antoinette's and milliner Stephen Jones's crystallised creations - hats, brushes, crowns and stars all floating above a sea of organised chaos, jeans and leather jackets, iPods in jewel-adorned ears. Girls sit patiently as they are painstakingly transformed. I read my book (Shantaram) and try to ignore my Blackberry.
Written by Lily Cole....read the whole piece at: http://observer.guardian.co.uk/magazine/story/0,,2130008,00.html
Credits: Style.com and Guardian Umlimited