Normally immersed in the world of high-end fashion (Vogue shoots! Met galas!), makeup artist Alice Lane has been getting some unconventional inspiration since lockdown began. “I started working part-time at a nursery up here,” says the forty-year-old (above), who lives in New York’s Hudson Valley with her son and boyfriend. “And all of a sudden, I’m noticing the vanilla strawberry hydrangeas are so fluffy and soft, with a delightful blush, and the Tess of the d’Urbervilles climbing roses just take my breath away. Gardening has completely reinvigorated my love of makeup.” And she’s uncovered some parallels: “The importance of the soil is paramount—you have to take care of it if you want anything to happen with the plants. It’s the same with makeup: Everything hinges on your skin.