Marianna Scarola and Eric McCormack

Makeup and hair stylist MARIANNA SCAROLA recently had the privelege of working with WILL AND GRACE actor ERIC MCCORMACK for an upcoming cover of LOOK magazine. Eric can currently be seen in the latest campaign promoting British Columbia during the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, also featuring KIM CATTRAL, SARAH MCLACHLAN, RYAN REYNOLDS, and many more. Photo by MIKE CHATWIN.

Eric McCormack with Marianna Scarola

Dan Nguyen in Blackbook Magazine

Hair and makeup artist DAN NGUYEN worked with TWILIGHT actress BRYCE DALLAS HOWARD for a Vancouver feature in BLACKBOOK magazine. Below is a snapshot of the online version of the article. Photos by MICHELLE FORD.

Dan Nguyen: Blackbook with Bryce Dallas Howard

Dan Nguyen: Oribe for Giorgio Armani

Hair stylist DAN NGUYEN was personally asked by hair extraordinaire ORIBE to participate in GIORGIO ARMANI‘s Fall 2010 show in Milan. Dan was the only hair stylist in Canada asked to attend.

Congratulations Dan!


Sugar Studios Vancouver opening February 2010!

THEY Rep is moving to their new offices, at 1635 Powell St. Vancouver, BC V5L 1H5. THEY is also pleased to announce the much anticipated opening of SUGAR STUDIOS in February 2010. Sugar is Vancouver’s first high-end photo rental studios and event space.

sugar studios

Sugar features two newly-built studios, Studio A and Studio B.

Studio A is approximately 2,000 sq. ft. and comes equipped with:

• 35ft W x 22ft D x 18ft H corner Infinity Wall (or “Cove”)
• 30ft H ceilings
• 400 amp 3 phase power (can shoot video)
• two 60 amp Joy outlets
• two 3×20 A/C breakout power boxes
• full-grade level loading bay entry (car can drive right on to Cove)
• client parking spaces directly at rear
• full kitchen with stove, sink, dishwasher, microwave, plates, and cutlery
• spacious makeup/hair/styling room with x4 makeup/hair stations
• client seating area
• private bathroom
• large flat screen TV with wireless image transfer capabilities for Mac
• sound system with iPod/iPhone dock
• MacBook in client area for internet use
• steamer, iron, and clothing rack

sugar studios

Studio B is a beautiful ”available light studio”, located upstairs from Powell St. It boasts a 900 sq. ft. floor-to-ceiling white shooting space with:

• oversized southern-facing windows (complete with full blacks)
• 20ft H ceilings
• 100 amp 3 phase power
• one 60 amp Joy outlet
• one 3×20 A/C breakout power box
• a selection 16′ paper seamless backdrops (pull fee)
• makeup/hair station
• private bathroom
• sound system with iPod/iPhone dock
• steamer, iron, and clothing rack

sugar studios

sugar studios

For all inquiries and studio bookings, contact Sugar Studio’s studio manager, CHRISTINA CULVER, at

THEY Rep at Mavi

THEY Rep owner and agent GINA HOLE and booker PATRICIA LAGMAY stopped by OPUS HOTEL last Thursday to view a sneak preview of MAVI‘s Spring/Summer 2010 collection. Thanks to CORA MAU at Mavi and Opus Hotel for hosting a great event!

THEY Rep at a Mavi event at Opus Hotel

Z!nk by Leila Bani, Sonia Leal-Serafim, and Christina Culver

Stylist LEILA BANI, makeup and hair stylist SONIA LEAL-SERAFIM, and nail artist CHRISTINA CULVER recently worked with photographer CHRIS HAYLETT on yet another stunning ZINK magazine editorial, this time for their Fall 2009 issue.

Zink by Leila Bani and Sonia Leal-Serafim

Holiday Picks for The Georgia Straight by Dan Nguyen

Hair and makeup artist DAN NGUYEN was recently asked by THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT for his top three hair do styles for the holiday season. Click here to read the entire article. Photo by ANGELA FAMA.

Dan Nguyen on The Georgia Straight

Nail and Beauty Shoot by Christina Culver and Sonia Leal-Serafim

Here are the photos from the incredible new shoot by makeup and hair stylist SONIA LEAL-SERAFIM and nail artist CHRISTINA CULVER. Stay tuned for Christina’s web portfolio, coming soon!

The shoot, which was shot by photographer EYDIS EINARSDOTTIR, can be seen in the latest issue of MUSK magazine.

Makeup & Hair by Sonia Leal-Serafim and Nail Art by Christina Culver

Makeup & Hair by Sonia Leal-Serafim and Nail Art by Christina Culver

Makeup & Hair by Sonia Leal-Serafim and Nail Art by Christina Culver

Makeup & Hair by Sonia Leal-Serafim and Nail Art by Christina Culver

Makeup & Hair by Sonia Leal-Serafim and Nail Art by Christina Culver

Norma Hill-Patton headlines the IMATS in Toronto

IMATS Sunday, November 22/09: NORMA HILL-PATTON–who was the Makeup Designer for the hugely successful movie TWILIGHT: NEW MOON, where she created the much anticipated character looks for ROBERT PATTINSON’s “Edward”, TAYLOR LAUTNER’s “Jacob”, DAKOTA FANNING’s “Jane”, as well as the rest of the cast–was in Toronto this past weekend to speak at the prestigious International Make-up Artist Trade Show (IMATS). Norma received an incredible reception from industry professionals and Twilight fans alike, with an on-stage interview with IMATS president and MAKE-UP ARTIST MAGAZINE founder MICHAEL KEY, autograph signing with fans, and a makeover session where she  recreated the character looks of “Edward” and “Jane” too a sea of eager attendees. 

Here a few photos from the weekend:

Norma Hill-Patton at IMATS


Norma Hill-Patton at IMATS

Fans flew in from all over Canada and the United States just to hear her speak and lined up for over an hour to get her autograph.

Norma Hill-Patton at IMATS

Norma recreated the flawless vampire look she perfected for DAKOTA FANNING’s character,  “Jane”, in New Moon.

Norma Hill-Patton at IMATS

The finished product: “Jane” and “Edward” at the IMATS.

Norma has also been the subject of many feature articles, including the cover story for MAKE-UP ARTIST MAGAZINE. Click on the following links to view just a few of the many articles that have featured Norma’s career and her work in NEW MOON:

Make-Up Artist Magazine

Toronto Life


Style List

Beauty Blogging Junkie

Spoiled Pretty

I Feel Pretty

 All Photos: Deverill Weekes/Courtesy of Make-Up Artist magazine

Gina Hole’s interview in Raine Magazine

RAINE magazine profiled THEY Rep agent and owner GINA HOLE for their latest issue. The article, written by industry veteran MARILYN R. WILSON,  talks about how Gina got her start in the industry, and her journey from being an established makeup artist in LA to owning the leading photographer and artist agency in Vancouver.

Click here to view the article in the latest edition of RAINE magazine.

Raine Magazine - Gina Hole