The Christopher Kane for NARS Collection

Third NARS store in Malaysia has opened in Mid Valley since May 2015 and just recently they have launched The Christopher Kane for NARS Collection.

Christopher Kane x NARS collection

The Christopher Kane for NARS Collection consist of limited edition collection of unexpected shades and formula inspired by the nature of neon and the nude shades to compliment. This collection showcases Christopher Kane’s unexpected and edgy design aesthetic with NARS’ iconic and bold beauty philosophy, is the first fashion collaboration to feature a full line of Eyeshadows, Blushes, Illuminating Multiples, and Lip Glosses. Eyes are enhanced with iridescent rose gold, pink lilac, and violet. Cheeks are flushed with soft beige or hot pink. And lips are saturated in high-shine shades of neon pink and coral that subtly stain after the gloss is gone.

Christopher Kane

Image Courtesy of NARS Malaysia

Who is Christopher Kane?

A global renowned fashion talent who started his own label since 2006 then capitalising on the success of the award winning MA collection that attracted so much media attention. He debuted with Spring/Summer 2007 collection later that year in London attracted even more attention as well as immediate sales.

Kane’s design reflects a woman’s attitude as opposed to age. It is no surprise where Christopher Kane has earned the attention of Kering (formerly PPR), the French luxury goods group that includes Gucci, Alexander McQueen, Stella McCartney, Saint Laurent and Balenciaga. The group then invested in the share in Kane’s share and now expanding to the retail level in 2014. His first store is located Mount Street, Mayfair, London.

Christopher Kane x NARS collection Lip Gloss

Lip glosses from left to right, Mezmer Nebulous, Nucleus, Glow Pink. Retails at MYR95.00.

Christopher Kane x NARS collection Lip Gloss Swatches

Lip glosses swatches from left to right, Mezmer Nebulous, Nucleus, Glow Pink. Sheer texture with a hint of color.

Christopher Kane x NARS collection Illuminating Multiple

Violet Atom Illuminating Multiple. Retails at MYR154.

Christopher Kane x NARS collection Illuminating Multiple Swatch

Violet Atom Illuminating Multiple swatch. Finishes off velvety smooth, non-oily or tacky.

Christopher Kane x NARS collection Blusher

Blushers from left to right, Starscape, Silent Nude.

Christopher Kane x NARS collection Blusher Swatches

Blushers swatch from left to right, Starscape and Silent Nude. Finishes off matte and soft, shades are buildable.

Christopher Kane x NARS collection Parallel Universe

Parallel Universe Duo Eyeshadow, retails at MYR 128.00.

Christopher Kane x NARS collection Parallel Universe Swatches

Parallel Universe Duo Eyeshadow swatch, shimmery finish and goes on easily.

Christopher Kane x NARS collection Outer Limits

Outer Limits Single Eyeshadow, retails at MYR 98.00.

Christopher Kane x NARS collection Outer Limits SwatchOuter Limits Single Eyeshadow swatch, warm undertone with shimmery finish.

This collection can be found in NARS Pavilion, Kuala Lumpur and Gurney Plaza, Penang.

 

xoxo,
Traclyn Yeoh

NARS Final Cut Collection Preview & Swatches

NARS Final Cut Collection arrived to the Malaysia shores early this month. It embraces spring colors and most importantly, it is just in time for Valentine’s for that fresh romantic colors. This limited edition collection brings us new attitude of pink – fierce, feminine and edgy.

NARS Final Cut  Preview & Swatches

I had the chance to peek and play with this collection at NARS store. This collection comes with four blushers, a face illuminator and four lip pencils. What to expect from this collection? The utmost pink of all.

NARS Final Cut  Preview & Swatches - Blush - Sex Fantasy, Final Cut, Love, New Atutude

The blushers comes in four shades of pink and orange tones. Begin with the top portion from left to right Sex Fantasy, Final Cut, Love and New Attitude. They are priced at MYR120.00.

NARS Final Cut  Preview & Swatches - Blush - Sex Fantasy, Final Cut, Love, New Atitude Swatch

From left to right, Sex Fantasy, Final Cut, Love, New Attitude. It’s buttery smooth, matte finish and buildable. I only swipe Sex Fantasy once and the rest swipe for thrice.

  • Sex Fantasy – pale lavender pink
  • Final Cut -peach coral
  • Love – tea rose
  • New Attitude – cherry blossom pink

NARS Final Cut  Preview & Swatches - Satin Lip Pencil - Descanso, Torres Del Paine, Villalante, Stourhead

There are also four shades for their Satin Lip Pencil. From top to bottom, Descanso, Torres Del Paine, Villa Lante and Stourhead. You can actually tell Villa Lante is the most favorable shade since it is shorter than the rest. These are priced at MYR85.00.

NARS Final Cut  Preview & Swatches - Satin Lip Pencil - Descanso, Torres Del Paine, Villa Lante, Stourhead Swatch

From left to right, Stourhead, Villa Lante, Torres del Paine, Descanso. They are very creamy that glides easy and great pigmentation.

  • Stourhead – pale lavender pink
  • Villa Lante – cherry blossom pink
  • Torres del Paine – tea rose
  • Descanso – peach coral

NARS Final Cut  Preview & Swatches - Adelaide Illuminator

One and only Adelaide Illuminator that can be use over the blush or as a highlight on the face. This is priced at MYR110.00.

NARS Final Cut  Preview & Swatches - Adelaide Illuminator Swatch

It’s a shimmery lavender pink and a little goes a long way since it has great amount of fine glitters in it. Once it is blended the pink shade goes on naturally according to the skin tone.

NARS Final Cut  Preview & Swatches - Janet - New Attitude  & Adelaide Illuminator

Jackee, one of the NARS makeup artist is wearing New Attitude Blush topped over with Adelaide Illuminator. It looks very natural and the illuminator is not overpowering.

Feel free to check out NARS Final Cut Collection at their store in Pavilion Kuala Lumpur. As of now, they only have one store available in Malaysia.

 

xoxo,
Traclyn Yeoh