Pat McGrath is the world’s most influential and in-demand makeup artist. For over 25 years, McGrath’s creative vision has made her a tour de force whose legendary and creative power has transformed both beauty and fashion on a global scale.
Throughout her illustrious career, Pat McGrath has been recognized around the world with some of the most prestigious honours and accolades, including The CFDA - Council of Fashion Designers of America Founder’s Award - the first Makeup Artist in history selected for their highest honour, The British Fashion Council 2017 Award for Fashion Creator and Time Magazine’s 2019 100 Most Influential People, as a “Titan” of the fashion industry.
In the Queen's New Year 2021 Honours List, Queen Elizabeth II awarded Pat McGrath, D.B.E. Dame of the British Empire for services to the Fashion and Beauty industry and Diversity - the first Makeup Artist to achieve such recognition.
Each season, Pat McGrath conceptualizes and creates the beauty looks for over 60 ready-to-wear and couture shows in Milan, Paris, London and New York for the world’s most prestigious luxury brands and designers: Prada, Miu Miu, Dior, Burberry, Givenchy, Gucci, Lanvin, Louis Vuitton, Versace, Maison Margiela, Yohji Yamamoto, Valentino, Bottega Veneta, Balenciaga, Calvin Klein, Loewe, and McQueen, to name a few. In addition to her many shows and hundreds of shoots around the world including every cover of Italian Vogue for twenty years, McGrath is also Beauty Editor-at-Large for British Vogue since 2017.
While setting the global beauty trends and elevating the art of makeup for decades within the fashion industry’s most demanding environments – backstage at runway presentations for the most iconic couturiers and coveted international brands – Pat McGrath has been formulating and perfecting her must-have collection of high-performance cosmetics, culminating in the launch of her eponymous brand, PAT MCGRATH LABS.
Pat McGrath’s debut product GOLD 001 sold out in record-breaking time when it launched on her social media channels in 2015. Since then, PAT MCGRATH LABS has continued to launch obsession-worthy cosmetics, collaborations and curations that have pushed the boundaries of beauty like no other brand in the world.
Since launch, PAT MCGRATH LABS has been breaking global sales records including becoming the biggest selling beauty brand in Selfridges’ history with its in-store launch in April 2019.
PAT MCGRATH LABS has launched several ground-breaking international collaborations including unprecedented product collaborations with Prada, Valentino, Versace, Comme des Garçons, Chrome Hearts, New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, Star Wars and the first ever beauty collaboration with Supreme New York which sold out in a record 8.2 seconds in September 2020.