Have you heard the news – RESORT 2015 is this week (!!) and there’s one heck of a program of events lined up that will make you squeal OMG IRL. To celebrate RESORT and get you in the mood for an urban oasis shindig come Thursday…. we are thrilled to show you one of the event’s special collaborations – M-A-C meets RESORT 2015.
The international cosmetics powerhouse is releasing an exclusive collaboration for RESORT to help you capture the look of the three-day event. The limited edition M-A-C x RESORT collection includes 12 key products that combine to create three fresh looks, and many more once you start experimenting with them. There’s a bold eyeliner, an eyebrow kit, a bronze eyeshadow palette, blush and highlighers, strobe cream, face mist and three lipsticks, all in the brands signature slick black packaging.
The collaboration is the first between the James Street precinct and the popular makeup brand, and it’s set to be welcomed with open arms. The curated collection will be on sale at the M-A-C Pro Store on James Street throughout RESORT 2015 festivities, from Thursday to Saturday this week. The complete set is valued at $500, however, don’t fret if that’s a little out of your price range, because you can buy each product individually during the three-day event. You can’t say no to a new lipstick and the perfect summer eyeshadow pallete in bronze and earthy hues, can you?The exclusive set includes: Eyeshadow X 9: Amber Times Nine (here), Haute & Naughty Waterproof Mascara (here), Pro Longwear Waterproof Brow Set (here), Lipstick in Neon Orange (here), Lipstick in Honeylove (here), Lipstick in Runwayhit (here), Prep + Prime Fix + (here), Strobe Cream (here), Cleansed Off Oil/Tranquil (here), Cremeblend Blush in Something Special (here), Mineralize Skinfinish Natural in Give Me Sun (here) and Mineralize Skinfinish in Soft & Gentle (here).
So, now that we’ve told you what’s in the curated kit, here’s what you can do with it! We’ve got a sneak peak at the three key beauty looks that capture the RESORT vibe, created by the clever M-A-C folk. We’ve also included all of the products that you’ll want to be creating each look with.
Look 1: A bold lip in orange, structured brows and earthy tones around the eyes. Look 2: A natural look with winged eyeliner and sultry black lashes and a pop of colour on the lips. Look 3: It’s all about the smokey eye and thick lashes with a coral lip. Of the collaboration between RESORT 2015 and international cosmetics brand, M-A-C General Manager Jodie Matthews said, “We are thrilled to be working with such an innovative retail precinct that provides such wonderful support to both local and international brands. Our M-A-C Pro Store offers a unique experiences providing one-of-a-kind professional makeup services that are unrivalled in the Brisbane area.”
She said the brand is highly sought-after brand is delighted to be part of the James Street family, and is excited to call the retail destination that superbly connects fashion and beauty home. As if that’s not enough to get you set for a makeup splurge at RESORT, don’t forget that M-A-C will be hosting a techniques masterclass on Saturday at 11am to teach you the art of contouring and highlighting with M-A-C Australia’s Senior Artist Carol Mackie. The event is free, but spaces are limited so you’ll need to reserve your place by calling the M-A-C Pro Store on 3852 2444 ASAP! I’ll be there learning a trick or two and mastering the fine art of blending, so I hope to see you there too!
Want to know more about what’s happening on James Street this week for RESORT? Check out our 9 must-do’s for the three-day extravaganza here and make your plan of attack so you can fit it all in.