5 minutes with


Today we take 5 minutes with Makeup Artist Nigel Stanislaus. He has worked with some big names and has recently relocated to the Big Apple! He is a good friend whom I met on set…

How would you describe the look of your home?

A calming palette of creams, grey & bark.

whats your favourite thing in your home?

My Cowhide rug. I love it’s unique buttery brown colour. I named it Marigold.

what are you loving right now?

New York

coffee tea or?
Lemon Juice & warm water.

whats on your shopping list right now?

A really cool jacket from Barbour.
favourite thing to do on the weekend?
I love to cook and invite my friends over. I am originally from Singapore, so expect a robust Laksa or a fragrant curry on the table.

favourite day of the week?

Saturday mid mornings are my favourite because it’s the start to a whole weekend & I always want to consider which markets are the best to go visit!

favourite place to shop?

I love shopping in Soho New York  
favourite place to eat? I would have to say Bali. Sarong in Seminyak is top of my list.whats your signature dishI love all my children, I meant food, equally. 

what is your signature drink?

I am obsessed with Bloody Mary’s at the moment. You say Bloody, I say Yummy Mary.

favourite quote?

People will stare, just make it worth their while.

what are you listening to?

Favourite track at the moment is Paper Tiger by Seabellies.

what are you working on right now?

I am running two projects at the moment. Bits of New York Fashion Week & also about to start Australian Fashion week.

what/who are you inspired by?

This sounds terribly cliche. But I am inspired by my mother. She is one woman that never says die.

what makes you happy?

Sharing a unpretentious meal with friends & family in the summer night while listening to wonderful live music & sangria on tap.