JESSICA JOHNSTON – “JANE” OF ALL TRADES
Jessica is the founder and visionary behind Lipstick & Heels. She is a Los Angeles based celebrity makeup artist who has spent several years collaborating with creators in film, digital, print and red carpet looks. Jessica is a MakeUp Designory graduate and brand trainer for multiple cosmetic lines. She is passionate about teaching others her expert tricks and techniques. Her most rewarding moments as a makeup artist are watching women gain confidence when they discover how to highlight their unique beauty. When she’s not on set or with clients, you can find her exploring Los Angeles. Whether it’s taking in a fascinating art exhibit or scoping out trends at her local coffee shop, she loves finding inspiration in interesting places.
Loves: Peppermint tea, frenchies, the sound of waves crashing, summer nights, turquoise anything, inspirational quotes, dancing in the rain, pumpkin candles, Great Gatsby, sparklers, being fearless and laughing!
Must haves: Mascara and lip gloss, sunglasses, cotton sheets and Pilates.
ERIN ALISON – UPPER EAST STYLER
San Francisco to New York with designs and sketches in hand, Erin is an up and coming fashion designer and trendsetter. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a Master of Fine Arts in Fashion Design from the Academy of Art University SF. Erin’s experience and expertise include photo shoots, fashion shows, styling and assisting some of the greatest designers. Her career highlight thus far was having her own line shown in NYFW. New York City’s colorful seasons and local art keep her passion and creative juices flowing.
Loves: Macaroni & cheese, speaking French, traveling, yoga, Zumba, champagne, reading books & magazines, composting & recycling and fresh sheets
Must haves: Moto boots, chunky cable-knit sweaters, sketchbook, coconut oil, pink champagne, passport and mascara!