The French-born makeup artist known for his charm, charisma, creativity and vision, has a career that spans three decades of run-ways and prestigious international glossy magazines.
He started his career working with photographer Mario Testino and fashion director Carine Roit-feld.
He went on to advertising campaigns for Yves Saint Laurent, Gucci, Chanel, and Dolce & Gabbana, and regular assignments for magazines like Vogue, W, V, Interview and Harper’s Bazaar, where Pechaux has collaborated with photographers like Paolo Roversi, Karl Lagerfeld, Patrick Demarchelier, Craig McDean, Inez Van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin and Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott.
His career has also included being in-house artistic consultant for Shiseido, and artistic director of makeup for Estée Lauder.
YSL Beauté says it is excited to introduce Tom Pecheux as the force behind all its future cosmetic creations and looks forward to seeing his vision unfold in three areas:
In the studio, working with YSL Beauté ambassadors Staz Lindes, Anja Rubik, Crista Cober and Edie Campbell, Pecheux will create new looks for YSL Beaute’s advertising campaigns.
In the laboratory, Pecheux will collaborate with YSL Beauté’s key color cosmetics creators to develop innovative products, and exciting and inspiring new makeup.
As YSL Beauté’s new ambassador, Pecheux will inspire YSL Beauté customers with his vision and expertise. Informing the world about the latest YSL Beauté makeup innovations his how-tos and unique color statements will also be communicated via social media and international press.
“I am delighted to welcome Tom Pecheux as the new Global Beauty Director. We are proud to collaborate with such a talent and creative mind.”
Stephan Bezy, International General Manager YSL Beauté