After making its mysterious debut at New York Style Week earlier this yr, UZ simply returned for the spring 2020 season with one other main launch: seven shades of black eyeliner.
Again in February, make-up artist Diane Kendal used unlabeled liquid liners backstage at three.1. Phillip Lim. A few weeks later, UZ, which relies in Tokyo, was formally revealed to be the model behind them. It later dropped 13 technicolor shades of the liner, promising to drop shade No. 14. After taking recommendations from followers of the model, UZ decided black was probably the most requested hue and determined to formulate seven totally different shades of it in quite a lot of finishes: Purple Black, Inexperienced Black, Metallic Black, Matte Black, Navy Black, Platinum Black, and Pitch Black. Sure, UZ already has an incredible black liner obtainable, however these new ones are on one other stage. They’re takes on black liquid liner that we by no means even thought may very well be attainable.
Identical to the primary set of liners, the liners have a paintbrush-like applicator product of hand-cut bristles organized by artisans in Japan’s Kumano area. In addition they have the identical octagonal tube. All look pitch black upon first look, however upon additional examination, you will discover every have a refined trace of shade, shimmer, or texture primarily based on what shade it’s. The components is simply as opaque. The one distinction is one in every of them has a hard-to-find matte end.
Very similar to the unique UZ liquid liner, the Seven Shades of Black made their worldwide debut backstage at three.1 Phillip Lim by the hands of Kendal. On each mannequin, she created a graphic cat-eye look utilizing one of many seven. “We’re lining very near the lashes and going up onto the forehead bone,” she informed a bunch of reporters backstage on the present Monday. “Then we’re following the underside line at that very same angle and lifting it proper up.”