All posts tagged: shu uemura x karl lagerfeld

Karl Lagerfeld for Shu Uemura: Prestigious Bordeaux Eye and Cheek Palette & Painting Liner

In the next few days, I’ll be posting about what I will call my Holiday Haul, to justify my recent purchases. This is my first dip into collection anticipation, and it’s deeply unsettling (not really) how much makeup I think I “need to have.” Here is one such item, the Prestigious Bordeaux Eye and Cheek Palette by Karl Lagerfeld for Shu Uemura. The palette consists of two Silk Smooth eyeshadows, three eyeshadows, and a deep pinky burnt red blush. It’s a compact enough size, with two double-ended applicators (sponge-tip and brush) and a mirror on the cover, in the shape of Mon Shu! Which I love, but cannot say as to whether it’s practical for use as a mirror or not. Swatches! The Silk Smooth eye shadows (richer, more pigmented color, and that fricken’ beautiful texture) are the first and third shades. In between are the eyeshadows: a shimmery lilac, a gorgeous gold great for highlighting, and a warm, desaturated peach satin shade. Lastly, there is the sole blush color, which I would actually look …

Sneak Peek: Karl Lagerfeld for Shu Uemura

A few days ago, I got a text from the Shu Uemura branch in Trinoma, announcing a pre-launch of their collaboration with Karl Lagerfeld. I had been seriously jonesin’ for these little treasures (!) since Sarie shot the press launch a few weeks back. I keep dropping by Shu branches to check, but the collection is slated for local release on the first week of November. On October 28, though, Shu Fanatics were given a chance to sample and purchase the items in the collection. Naturally, I jumped at the chance! The collection features four Rouge Unlimited Lipsticks, swatched here. From L-R: Mon Shu Red, Parisienne Pink, Celebrity Beige, and Luxe Burgundy. The shades are wonderful and the formula was smooth, with decent color payoff. My sister and I actually ended up getting three shades. The collection features a special limited edition eyelash curler with a red pad and a Mon Shu Charm (so cute!), a pretty set of Premium Eyelashes, and two six-shade eyeshadow palettes, Prestigious Bordeaux and Smoky Velvet (pictured below). The SA …