Archives for February 2015
Stylist LEILA BANI and Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist SONIA LEAL-SERAFIM were invited back by the team at NUVO magazine for their newly released March issue featuring “The Timeless Appeal of Black and White”. Check out the amazing black and white-themed images from their shoot below! Photography by: Jason Wills
Check out Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist SONIA LEAL SERAFIM’s newly updated online portfolio: www.THEYrep.com/sonialealserafim
Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist, SONIA LEAL-SERAFIM is one of the leading experts in Canada. Being equally strong with both make-up AND hair, Sonia is renowned for capturing and creating diverse looks for high-end beauty, editorial, sensual glamour, character-driven ads, as well as subtle “no-makeup” looks & grooming. GIORGIO ARMANI COSMETICS has invited Sonia one of their own elite, MASTER FACE DESIGNERS and continues to have Sonia represent and showcase their brand as their Canadian Beauty Expert.
Sonia’s print, promotional and commercial advertising campaigns in both Canada and the U.S. includes: TRUMP TOWERS, OIL OF OLAY, NIKE, PROCTOR & GAMBLE, MINI COOPER, VOLKSWAGON, TARGET and TIFFANY & CO, as well as with Fashion and Outdoor brands like WRANGLER, MOUNTAIN EQUIPMENT CO-OP, IRIS EYEWEAR, ARITZIA, LEONE, MELANIE AULD JEWELRY and JANE IREDALE COSMETICS.
The world-renowned gaming company, EA GAMES, hires Sonia to help create some of their various gaming characters looks; Sonia does the live character makeup & hair designs, where they are then digitally scanned and morphed into the famous video game stars throughout EA’s mega-hit video games like, PERCY JACKSON SEA OF MONSTERS, MADDEN, FIFA WORLD CUP and MIRRORS EDGE.
Magazines feature her work on covers and in editorials for GQ, ZINK, NYLON, NUVO, FASHION, CHATELAINE, ESSENTIAL VANCOUVER, MENS HEALTH, PEOPLE, TV GUIDE, CANADIAN BUSINESS, VANCOUVER MAGAZINE and for her sought-after Bridal Beauty in WEDLUXE. Sonia also partners with first-class wedding event companies such as COUNTDOWN EVENTS, for the most prestigious weddings in Vancouver.
Celebrities include: IVANKA TRUMP, KIT HARRINGTON, HARRY CONNICK JR., MICHAEL BUBLE, ELLEN PAIGE, ASHLEY GREENE, NICKELBACK, HEDLEY, SAM ROBERTS, FERGIE, JOHN MAYER, DURAN DURAN, INXS, TREVOR LINDEN, STEVE NASH, WILLIAM GIBSON and ECKHART TOLLE.
Sonia grew up in Toronto and Lisbon, Portugal, where living there she became fluent in Portuguese. Vancouver is where she now resides permanently, but with family in Montreal and Toronto she regularly travels to work as a local in each city, as well as continues to travel to photo shoots all over.
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Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist SONIA LEAL SERAFIM can be seen creating these fashion & beauty looks, as well as featured in the upcoming reality TV show EXILES VANCOUVER, along with the show’s “Irish Exile” Stylist, SEAN McCONNON, who is one of the reality show’s star subjects. The shoot was coordinated by GINA HOLE at THEY Produce, in conjunction with the the show’s production. Watch out for the show to be released in North America this Spring featuring this shoot as well as Agent Gina Hole, who sat down with young stylist Sean McConnon for the 1st and 2nd episodes, should be interesting!
Photographer HANA PESUT was just in New York City shooting for VOGUE’s ‘Freaky Friday’ shoot celebrating Friday the 13th! Here are Hana’s images of the Vogue Magazine staff members giving their outfits the ‘Switcheroo’…honestly for the first time in ‘Switcheroo’ history we can’t tell the difference!…that is, we guess, is the pure definition of being “In Vogue”! Happy ‘stylish’ Friday the 13th!
Read the article in Vogue here: www.vogue.com/10662671/hana-pesut-switcheroo-editors-swap-fashion-looks/
See Hana’s photography work here: http://theyrep.com/photographers/hana-pesut