Andrew Cannon is the name behind Andrew James Millinery, a professional makeup artist and milliner, based in Canberra. I met Andrew a couple of years ago now and he recently showcased his wonderful work on my very own bridal face and that of my bridesmaids. I LOVED his work, and know that his millinery is just as amazing. See his work, (at least on my face), here at the Label Ministry wedding … Love & Nuptials and further down the article in some amazing images … enjoy!
Artistry should never dwell in complacency.
What is the philosophy behind your label?
Andrew James is an experience. The excitement. The anticipation. The vision. And perhaps most importantly?
I like to bring the beauty I see in my clients to the surface through the creation of makeup artistry and millinery.
What is the inspiration behind your label?
As I work in two separate mediums, millinery and make up artistry can be so similar yet also vastly different. From a millinery perspective I am inspired by historic and modern architecture. Instinctively I am drawn to observing colour and movement, through various mediums. Television, film, historical costumes, my childhood and nature. I am inspired by texture, colour and fabric. They seem to speak to something deep within me where I am simply driven to create. The legends of the stage and the big screen inspire me to marry vintage and modern looks. For me, gender in fashion is fluid and I love playing with feminine attributes. Continue Reading…