The following feature appears in the November 2016 issue of NYLON.
If you win RuPaul's Drag Race, you're pretty much expected to be fabulous, and Violet Chachki is no exception. We spent the day playing dress up, injecting classic pinup styles with twenty-first-century realness. If glitter, magenta lipstick, and crazy long nails are trends you've been dying to try, look no further for your inspiration.
TRY THESE: M.A.C Cosmetics Lipmix In Magenta and Fuchsia, $17 each, Urban Decay Afterglow 8-hour Powder Blush in Obsessed, $26, Kat Von D Tattoo Liner in Trooper, $20, Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara, $23, Floss Gloss Nail Lacquer in International Hot Girl and Stun, $8 each.
Makeup: Michael Anthony using M.A.C Pro Cosmetics.
Manicurist: Janine Lee for Floss Gloss LTD. using Floss Gloss.
Manicurist’s assistant: Sonya Belakhlef.
Wig stylist: Violet Chachki.
Beauty editor: Jade Taylor.
Choker by Creepyyeha, gloves by Jane Hruska, Chachki’s own corset.