Australian born makeup artist, James O’Riley, is renowned for creating impeccably flawless skin and using colour in a playfully dynamic way. At the beginning of his career, James trained under the watchful eye of Val Garland and soon found himself traveling through Europe assisting her on the most talked about shows and international advertising campaigns.
Since relocating to London, James has established synergetic relationships with top industry photographers Annemarieke Van Drimmelen, Mari Sarai, Matthew Donaldson, Bella Howard and Andrew Yee.
His editorial work has been seen in high profile international fashion publications such as Vogue (British, Italian, Russian), Elle, L’Officiel, Amica, V Magazine and Vanity Fair.
James’ celebrity clients include David Beckham, Dita Von Teese, Helena Christiansen, Jade Jagger and Rosario Dawson. Over the years, he’s fashioned looks for top British designers, Christopher Shannon, Louise Gray, Karen Walker and Jonathan Saunders.