I very distinctly remember – in my many years of Fashion – when “camo” would come back “in season.” It was never just about the print, mind you, but the colors themselves – you couldn’t go to a fabric or leather show with seeing a proliferation of khakis, olives, sandy browns…
I follow the Runways (a lot) less these days – at the time, it was a huge chunk of my job! But, when you see posts about cosmetic companies backing a certain hue, you can be sure you will be seeing it in everything from handbags to shoes, to apparel. So embrace your badassery and get to this borderline-grunge, sooty but sexy shade. It definitely will work for green and hazel eyes, but give is a shot – for a variation on smokey – no matter the color of your eyes.
There are LOTS of other products coming out as well from this brand, so be sure to check out Nouveaucheap’s post for pictures and descriptions! It isn’t JUST about the camo khaki for sure…
Marc Jacobs new Collector’s Edition – launching for Fall – embraces blackness unabashedly. Black in and of itself is so deliciously dauntless one might even say “THE” blackness. Ahhh….How gloriously gothic of you, Mr. Jacobs…and in ample time for my favorite day! (#halloween, don’t forget it! 😉 )
The Collection includes:
- Le Marc Lip Creme Lipstick in Blacquer
- Highliner Gel Eye Crayon in Taboo
- Epic Noir Mascara & Gel Eyeliner Collector’s Edition Set
It isn’t for the shy, for sure, but rather those who can go boldly withOUT batting a lash… I personally think it’s brilliant that cosmetic companies aren’t automatically eschewing the less traditionally “wearable.” Women are more fearless in this day and age, and it isn’t only the Manic Panics of the World who should feel free enough to offer such intrepid shades.
My Pagan heart adores you, Marc. I like your brazen nerve!
I wrote about Pat McGrath’s first “Gold” Collection a while back. Well she has come out with the second Collection, Phantom 002…and that too has already sold out.
At $240, that’s impressive…though it was also produced in a limited 1,200 units.
Per her site:
“A defiantly decadent 8-piece kit to create underground looks that span the decades. One illegally black liner and a multiuse eye gloss for the ultimate hardcore glamour. Four self-indulgent shades to metallicize your smokey eye. Give black a new life and blitz into the darkness.”
I keep thinking regal birds of paradise – peacock, firebird, golden eagle…
It feels to me like a cross between Studio 54 sequins and heavy metal…!
The kit contains:
- Gold 002 pigment 0.14 oz
- Blue 002 pigment 0.14 oz
- Copper 002 pigment 0.14 oz
- Fuchsia 002 eye blush 0.14 oz
- Black 002 eye gloss 0.14 oz
- Black Caviar gel liner 0.018 oz
- Blender brush 002
- Flat brush 002
It’s bold color with smoked edges, so prepare to party…and stun!
Yes, indeed…another palette from L’Oreal, fit for the dark, Wintery, holiday months!
La Palette Noir is currently on Target’s site for $15.99 – it combines ten moody shades, which appear to lean to the cool side of the spectrum, presumably giving you an inky…and sultry…gaze.
Curious to see swatches as I am sure there is more variation in color to be seen once out of the pan!
It’s belated…but, it’s beautiful. Call it post-Halloween-Vampery!
I am, admittedly, envious of Lily Munster and Morticia Adams… ❤
Contoured black-and-red perfection.
The Tom Ford Noir Collection is inky and gilded, by the looks of it… The ad is uber dramatic, much in contrast to the site, which is neatly laid out, and seeming very “pulled together.”
I love the contrast of the pinky, nude lip with the sooty, smoky eyes… Plus that dash of indigo!
Tom Ford’s products AREN’T on the inexpensive side, but I’ve not heard one negative word since he’s been on the beauty side of things. The quality is there, and the packaging is impeccable. If you are looking for a splurge and are head over heels for these colors (the colors in the ad really are fabulous for a sexy Holiday look!), then maybe this is worth the splurge!
I’m on Ulta ALL the time – it’s still 2x points today, ps! – so I generally see the new jazz well before it gets into the store. Maybelline has two brand new palettes up (as well as the lip palette I wrote about recently.)
Gilded In Gold
Up In Smoke
I am running out to aerial yoga BUT…I had to share this first (especially given the 2x points today! 🙂 ) The links will take you straight there so you can check them out! 🙂