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Anatole Rainey


Having completed his Art History degree at University College London,
Anatole moved to Paris at the age of 21 to learn French, where he
began as assistant Nail Technician backstage at the fashion shows. He
soon started working in the studio, and made a name for himself in his
own right.

Anatole is now firmly established between London and Paris, where he
regularly works for publications such as Vogue (US, British, French,
Japanese, Chinese, Russian), Numéro, Pop, Vanity Fair, iD, Dazed and
Confused, and Glamour. Advertising clients include Aquascutum,
Burberry, Topshop, Rimmel, Chaumet, Hermes, Nivea, Fred Joaillerie,
Guerlain, Lancome, Louis Vuitton, and YSL. He collaborates with
photographers such as Liz Collins, Patrick Demarchelier, Emma
Summerton, Dan Jackson, Mario Sorrenti, Michael Thompson, Miles
Aldridge, Phil Poynter, and has headed Nail teams for fashion shows
including Alexander McQueen, Chanel, Fendi, Gap, Versace, Costume
National and Dior Homme, and has worked with many celebrities: Cate
Blanchett, Keira Knightley, Victoria Beckam, Kate Moss, Gisele
Bundchen, Eva Green, Elizabeth Hurley, Gwyneth Paltrow, Christina
Ricci, and Brad Pitt.