Each year, MAC Cosmetics participates in 23 Fashion Weeks and approximately 850 shows around the world: New York, London, Milan, Paris, Sydney, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Lisbon, Cape Town, Berlin, Delhi, Istanbul, Barcelona, Rio, Miami Swimwear, NY Bridal, Auckland, Toronto, Tokyo, Sao Paulo, Paris Couture, Milan Menswear, London Menswear and Paris Menswear. Beginning September 5(th) in New York City, MAC's international team of more than 300 makeup artists will open their kits and unleash their creativity, hitting over 75 shows at Lincoln Center, Milk Studios and other venues throughout the city, setting the makeup trends, and creating the inspirations and techniques that will define the S/S 2013 season.
For the 7(th) consecutive season, MAC will continue its support of MADE Fashion Week. As a founding partner of the initiative, MAC believes in the principles behind MADE, providing young, up and coming designers an opportunity to showcase their talent and artistry. MADE serves as a launch platform for the next generation of fashion designers, a key part of MAC's DNA.
MAC will be backstage at shows including; Carolina Herrera, Diane Von Furstenberg, Proenza Schouler, Altuzarra, Prabal Gurung, Ohne Titel, Sophie Theallet, The Blonds, Jason Wu, Brood, Suno and many others.
Influential makeup artists that continue to work alongside the MAC teams include Diane Kendal, Charlotte Tilbury, Val Garland, James Kaliardos, Lucia Pieroni and Polly Osmond. New or returning makeup artists to note include Hannah Murray, Yadim, Kristin Gallegos, Topolino and Lyne Desnoyers.
MAC Cosmetics' presence beyond backstage is stronger than ever with co-branded events taking place throughout New York Fashion Week.