Shu Uemura collaborated with a Tokyo design duo on a makeup collection inspired by their jewelry
Iconic makeup brand Shu Uemura and a pair of hot young designers linked up for a metallic dream of a makeup collection, and the result is seriously badass.
Shu Uemura’s collaboration with cult Tokyo fashion line Ambush is a perfectly offbeat blend of edgy and classic. Shu x Ambush is (literally) a little more heavy metal than some of the makeup company’s cute collabs of the recent past.
The spring/summer 2017 collection is inspired by Ambush designers Yoon and Verbal’s statement-making, rock’n’roll-meets-street-style jewelry. The catchphrase and philosophy behind the collab is “stay gold.” Metallic monochrome is a super hot makeup look, and the two Japanese brands are doin’ it well!
All gold everything.
In a press release, Shu Uemura’s international artistic director Uchiide said,
We can definitely get behind that.
Let’s take a look at a few products from the collection, shall we?
Eye Foil is a highly metallic liquid eyeshadow with a foil-like texture. The oil-infused formula leaves a silky, waterproof veil on the eyelids. The blue shade compliments Ambush’s southwestern-inspired collection.
Eyebrow Manicure, $23
If you want to make a wild statement with your brows, gild them in silver or gold. (She’s wearing the gold shade.)
There are four shades of Rouge Unlimited, two matte and two shiny.
Blotting Paper, $20
Soak up oil in style with these papers inside a slick gold pack.
Speaking of oil, this cleansing oil clarifies skin and fights the effects of pollution.
The limited-edition Shu Uemura x Ambush collection is available on www.shuuemura-usa.com through July, and it retails from $14 to $90.