Gwen Stefani Is Launching a Colorful Makeup Collection with Urban Decay: Who's Excited?
There’s no doubt you’re going to want to hear this bit of beauty news: Gwen Stefani is teaming up with Urban Decay for a colorful, fun limited-edition makeup collection!
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The cosmetics giant has tapped the rocker, designer and fragrance mogul to help create its first-ever celebrity designer collaboration — filled with what appears to be bright lipsticks, bold eye shadows and heavy metal-inspired eye liners — and it’s good.
“When Urban Decay came to me to collaborate, I immediately thought it was a perfect match,” Stefani said in a statement. “The way they’ve built their company is very similar to my aesthetic and approach. It’s all about creative self-expression, being strong and not being afraid to go outside of the box.”
And with a successful clothing line and fragrance collection under her belt, moving to the cosmetics realm of the beauty industry was a natural transition for the makeup-obsessed star. “Everyone in my life knows I absolutely love makeup. From a very young age, it was an artistic passion of mine,” she said. “I actually used to be a makeup artist. I love wearing makeup and having so many ways to express myself through it. It’s my war paint.”
She added: “To be able to do a collaboration with people who get that concept and who are just as passionate about it is a dream come true. We’ve made and created products that I actually wear every single day. It’s the real thing. I’m obsessed with everything we’ve done, and I can’t wait to share it.”
Excited? “Don’t Speak.” Just mark your iCals for Nov. 22, which is when the colorful collab launches in stores and at UrbanDecay.com.
Courtesy M.A.C Cosmetics
And it seems Urban Decay wasn’t the only beauty brand to tap major tastemakers in the fashion world for new collections. M.A.C Cosmetics and Lancôme have also enlisted three well-known designers in the industry to create their own limited-edition makeup collections, below.
Remember Rihanna‘s gorgeous yellow Guo Pei gown she wore to this year’s Met Gala? (If not, Google it and you’ll find a number of memes based off the jaw-dropping design.) Thanks to Rih’s time in the gown and due to the success of the line, Pei has been tapped by M.A.C Cosmetics to create a collection of 16 whimsical floral-patterned products.
Inspired by her “garden of soul,” Pei channels her favorite aspects of her one-of-a-kind designs — jewel tones, lush neutrals and deep graphite — into each piece of the collection, which is filled with rosy lip products, pretty pink blushes, vibrant eye shadows and more. The limited-edition line will be available beginning Oct. 1.
Courtesy M.A.C Cosmetics
But M.A.C isn’t stopping there. The beauty giant has also enlisted celeb-loved accessories designer Charlotte Olympia to create a pin-up, Old Hollywood glam-inspired makeup collection for spring 2016.
“This is my dream collection,” the designer said in a statement. “The inspiration for the collection comes from my love of a bygone era that manifests itself in my day-to-day beauty look as well as featuring my design aesthetic. I have always enjoyed the ritual of dressing up and wanted to unleash my inner movie star!”
While details on the exact products are limited, we’re expecting bold red products (perhaps a Ruby Woo-like shade?), liquid eyeliners to perfect the ultimate feline flick and brow pencils to create envy-worthy arches.
Lancôme is joining in on the fashion fun! The French cosmetics company is teaming up with Versus Versace designer Anthony Vaccarello to create a capsule collection of three gorgeously vibrant eye shadow palettes to add to your fall beauty arsenal.
Each limited-edition palette is filled with five shimmery shades of bright blues, neutral browns and mossy greens, to help you perfect your next date-night smoky eye. Nab one (or all three!) for $50 each at Net-A-Porter.com.
Are you excited for these designer beauty collabs? Which one will you be adding to your makeup collection first? Share below!
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