Julie Harris, a native of Canada, went to New York to pursue her passion for makeup. She began her career assisting the famed makeup artist Pat McGrath, working for seven years on high fashion ad campaigns such as Prada, Dolce and Gabanna, Versace and Valentino.
Through her experiences working on such high profile campaigns, Harris established a diverse celebrity clientele base including Eva Mendes, Anne Hathaway, Julianne Moore, Lindsay Lohan, Whitney Port and Molly Sims.
Harris’ skilled hands have also created looks for many advertising clients including Bergdorf Goodman, Emporio Armani, Air France, Rock and Republic and Target. Her work has been featured in today’s top editorials including Vogue, Elle, Glamour, Harper’s Bazaar and Marie Claire.
Harris’ easy going personality and eye for fresh faces continues to keep her as one of today’s most coveted make-up artists. She currently lives in New York City, and works bi-coastally in Canada and the US.
Pierra Lortie was born in Quebec City and first introduced to the world of hair styling in Montreal, working at one of the most established salons. She was soon called for her first photo shoot.
Six years later, Pierra moved to New York City and began working with Bumble & Bumble , as well as freelancing with established agencies including Garren NY. Pierra’s talent and skill have allowed her to work with some world renowned hair stylists, designers and photographers including Barnabe, Nicolas Jurnjack, John Galliano, Nina Ricci, Marc Jacobs, Patrick Demarchelier and Tony Duran.
Pierra’s work has been featured in such international fashion publications as British Elle, Cosmopolitan, GQ, Italian Vogue, L’Uomo Vogue and Nylon.
Marco Berardini approaches every assignment – which includes everything from ads and editorial for fashion and beauty majors to extensive work in the upper echelons of A-list global celebrity – from two perspectives. The first is analytical, taking in the project, understanding it from a business and marketing point of view and figuring out the desired result. From there his keen eye, creative spirit and technical expertise take over. The result? His women emerge exquisite (but believably so) and his men dashing (but in and of the world). Born and raised in Montreal, Canada, Marco Berardini has lived and worked in every fashion capitol in the world including Paris, Milan, London, New York, Munich and Sydney. Today, he is based in Los Angeles.
Andrea Claire is a beauty expert with extensive print, runway and on-air makeover experience. Her talent and hard work has presented her with opportunities to work in Toronto, L.A., Paris, Thailand, Singapore and New York. Andrea has years of experience both on-camera and behind the scenes in television. She has also co-starred on seven seasons of the makeover shows Canada’s Stylin’ Gypsies and So Chic and has led teams for Canadian Idol where she was featured on-air as the Idols’ hairstylist. Now she can be seen on Glam Up!’s online beauty segments for YAHOO! [Asia]. Claire also has vast advertising and editorial portfolios, which include campaigns for L’Oreal, Revlon,Lancôme, Unilever and P & G and spreads in GLOW, Fashion, Bazaar, ELLE, L’Officiel, Designare and more.
Andrea is a versatile, respected member of the industry, authoring beauty articles with tips, tricks and trends, and leading teams for New York and Toronto Fashion Weeks. Her celebrity clients include Lady Antebellum, The Bond Quartet, Kelly Rowan, Miranda Richardson, Sarah Slean, Alanis Morissette, Bill Nighy, The Veronicas, Natalie Imbruglia and Dayle Haddon, to name a few. Claire’s drive for success is what makes her so popular among top clientele; she’s consistently working hard to come up with innovative looks that impress her clients.