Hi lovely readers,
It’s that time again: I have a new article up on Jenesequa about beauty products for music festivals. I’m going to Governor’s Ball in NYC in a few weeks and I needed to do this research for myself anyway!
To further inspire you about music festivals, I’ll leave you with my favorite moment from Coachella:
My roommate just got back from Disney World with his family. He picked me up a bottle of this Cinderella inspired nail polish. The color is amazing and surprisingly I don’t have anything even similar! The best part about it is the name: Off to the Ball.
I’ve been surfing the internet a lot lately for new beauty products. Here are a few that I’m obsessing over:
Essie “Boom Boom Room”
This color is from the Spring 2013 collection, and has the best name of the bunch. Even outside of NYC, Boom Boom Room is an amazing name. And for those of us lucky enough to have been to the real Boom Boom Room well, we know how awesome it really is.
MAC RiRi Woo
Available exclusively online and on her tour, RiRi Woo is a twist on MAC favorite Ruby Woo. It’s supposedly Rihanna’s favorite shade and who better to collaborate with than the creator’s of your choice lipstick?!
Deborah Lippmann Mermaid Collection
I have an embarrassing inside joke with my friends about mermaids. Short version: I think they are cool. So the fact that DL took inspiration from the creatures is so awesome. I’ve got my eye on the blue color “Mermaid’s Eyes.”
I’m not sure what I am going to do –I’ve just read that Michael Kors is now coming out with a beauty line. Not to mention Marc Jacobs’ upcoming line hitting Sephora shelves this fall. And Lanvin x Lancome in June. My beauty bar at home is already overstocked. Despite the fact that I’m 100% sure I must own something from each collection, I am so looking forward to seeing what these designers are going to come up with. I love a good fashion/beauty crossover. It’s a great way to add an extension to a brand and increase an empire by working with an already loyal customer base.
Michael Kors- probably a lot of golds: tanner, bronzer, orangey-shimmery powder. Elle UK is reporting the collection will be divided into themes: sporty, sexy, and glam (that sounds like the essence of MK) and will aslo feature lip colors and after-sun creams. The collection will be available in August at Macy’s, exclusively.
Marc Jacobs- Based on the success of his perfumes, I’m sure MJ cosmetics will be a hit. We’ve already seen a glimpse of the nail polish bottles and they seem to be off to a great start packaging-wise. I hope he goes all out with a full-line of make-up: foundation, powders, palettes, blush, and of course nail polish. I’m imagining pales and darkest darks.
Lanvin x Lancome- This is more of a partnership, but it still counts in my eyes. Alber has created an amazing video for the collab so I’m hoping to see elements of his illustration in the collection. Hopefully we’ll see bright colors, pasteles and nail polish!
What other fashion houses have yet to venture into beauty? Can they successfully make the cross over? What existing houses have beauty lines, but could be doing better? Just some food for thought.
GOT A MAKEOVER….and it’s pretty cool. If you’re a regular reader of my blog, you know my obsession with Jeremy. His website in the past, sadly, has not quite matched up to the scale of his label. It was very basic, and dare I say Windows 95-esque (sorry Jeremy, but it’s true). But after this overhaul, the site is now an online shoppers paradise. For those who can’t get to Opening Ceremony in New York (the only place I’ve ever seen his clothes in the USA), his website now offers a selection of items from his past few collections. What’s even cooler is that the models are like GIFs, in that they are all doing different movements. You can narrow your search by collection or male/female clothes, it’s worth a look.
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