The Japanese style model Comme des Garçons may be one of many edgiest style labels on the market — particularly in relation to magnificence, too.
Take, for instance, the Spring 2020 present introduced final week in Paris. Hair artist Julien d’Ys sculpted pink wigs into crimped bulbous, nearly unicorn-like kinds for the runway present. The outrageous look wasn’t a shock — designer and founding father of the model Rei Kawakubo has been identified to showcase excessive magnificence appears on the runway of her reveals for years since she based the road within the 1970s.
Which brings us to her newest magnificence experiment: a particular collaboration with MAC, which is the primary of its type. Impressed by the second-skin tattoo-like materials from Comme des Garçons’ Fall 2020 assortment, the designer teamed up with MAC to create a limited-edition package during which you create your personal non permanent tattoos with numerous MAC merchandise, such because the Brushstroke 24-hour Liner in Brushblack, Professional-Longwear Eye Liner in Definedly Black, Mountain Air, and Evening Path, Liquidlast 24-Hour Waterproof Liner in Level Black and Prep + Prime Clear Ending Powder. The merchandise are available in reusable, vacuum-sealed packaging that matches the material from Comme des Garçons’ Fall 2019 assortment.
The enjoyable half in regards to the collab is that it is designed to imitate actual tattooed pores and skin that is been light from time. “One of many best shades of black is the one which we will see in tattooed pores and skin: black ink in light tattoos tends to show right into a cloudy heat blue, defining and shadowing its contours,” says MAC’s director of make-up artistry, Baltasar Gonzalez Pinel. “That exact high quality of blue-black enhances the dimension and placement of the designs and transforms the deeply private act of tattooing… it turns into ‘physique literature’ as a substitute of simply ‘physique paint.'”
The catch is, nonetheless, that you simply solely get this tremendous limited-edition product (though you should purchase the person merchandise individually, with out the packaging, on-line or at your native MAC retailer) on the brand-new Dover Road Parfums Market in Paris by way of October 13. The brand new retailer is an extension of the Dover Road Market style and way of life shops world wide, additionally owned by Comme des Garçons. And it’s positively price going, if you happen to can.