Shu Uemura’s 2014 Holiday Collection is all about Shupette. Who is this Shupette you ask? It’s no less than Karl Lagerfeld’s snow white, long haired pussycat princess mademoiselle Choupette a.k.a. Shupette. She is the most spoiled feline of celebrated fashion designer KL (Hi Lolo Karl! Close kami hahaha). The fashionable blue eyed feline has two nannies and jet sets around the world with KL. NKKLK sya, sya na ang CATbogerra! Ahihihi.
She recently made her collection debut here in Manila over an intimate event hosted by Shu Uemura. The exclusive make up collection from the world’s most famous furry beauty dubbed as La mason de Shupette houses a line-up of product must-haves that will make your Holidays brighter than ever. I got a sneak peek at the collection and my, oh my are they drool worthy.
Not a cat person but Shupette is an exception! Those blue beady eyes. This cat’s got chic written all over her!
We even got to make our own cutie Shupette!
The launching of Shu Uemura x Shupette collection wouldn’t be complete without the brand’s international artistic director, Kakuyasu Uchiide. His aspirations to become a make-up artist soon took off as he was guided by no less than Mr. Shu Uemura himself. He took on the fundamentals- the basics of learning. Eventually Uchiide-san developed as an individual and earned his place as the successor of Mr. Shu Uemura.
During his visit here in Manila, he gladly demonstrated a quick and easy cat eye look using Shu Uemura x Shupette collection.
Layering and blending. These were my take aways during the make up demonstration of Mr. Uchiide.
Mr. Uchiide’s favorite from the Shu Uemura x Shupette collection is the Shupette Has-It-All Eye & Lip Palette. It’s the palette one needs to create both the Parisenne chic and Tokyo kawaii looks.
Love how the blue eyeshadow popped, giving a fresh and kawaii look on the model. I also love that Uchiide-san didn’t have to emphasize the eyeliner to create a cat-a-bulous look. Instead, he added color and sparkle to achieve that Shupette eyes.
Here’s a quick look at Shupette by Karl Lagerfeld for Shu Uemura collection.
Ultim8 Sublime Beauty Cleansing Oil
Shu Uemura’s iconic product- Ultim8 Cleanising Oil looks extra glamours for the holiday season as it it wrapped with the iconic feline, Shupette.
Shupette’s drawing pencils are high performance drawing pencils in exclusive mystic cat-allure shades, namely midnight black with Shupette blue pearl and gala brown (photo above) with pink and gold pearl. They are made with a long-wearing, smudge-proof formula that keeps the Shupette look fresh through out the day.
Fabulous Cat Enamel
Shupette’s Fabulous Cat Enamel provides the perfect holiday nail color, coming in both champagne gold and diamond twinkles variants that add a puff-gectly festive charm to nails.
My Precious Glitter Set
Shupetter’s Eye Glitter Set comes in three colors- pink, gold and platinum. They were developed to add brilliant sparkles to accessorise the iconic Shupette cat eye, and come in loose powder glitter pots that are perfect for brightening up the holiday season.
A little shimmer and sparkle and you’re prefect for the Holidays.
Shupette Has-It-All Eye & Lip Palette
The Shupette has-it-all eye & lip palette comes with eight eyeshadow and lipstick shades that allows for the creation of both the Parisienne chic and Tokyo kawaii looks.
Rouge Bonbon Fantasy Trio
Shupette’s Lip Bonbon formula is a new innovation that uses a fresh oil base hip colour made for vivid, candy-coloured luminous ouster that allows the creation of a bright look. The formula makes use of the innovative Lumicolor Matrix Technology while providing a lightweight feel that comfortably fits on the lip to deliver non-sticky hydration and long-lasting wear.
It comes in two trios: Parisienne chic in shades of magenta, violet, and pink; and Tokyo kawaii in shades of salmon pink, deep red, and deep pink.
Sorry no photos of this as there weren’t’ any on display during the launch, but it looks like Rouge Bonbon Fantasy Trio. It has two variations- Parisienne chic cat eye includes shades of glitter black, pastel blue and cool grey while Tokyo kawaii cat eye includes shades of burgundy brown, bright pink and ivory yellow. Please refer to Shupette Has-It-All Eye & Lip Palette as some of the shades are included in the palette.
Silk Cushion Cheek
Parisienne chic and Tokyo kawaii come alive in Shupette’s Cheek Blush Duo, featuring two combinations of either orange with light tangerine for the Parisienne chic palette or salmon pink with mauve pink for the Tokyo kawaii palette.
Nothing gets more chic than this Shupette pouch. Those sparkle blue eyes! I wouldn’t mind bringing this feline femme companion to my Holiday parties. 😉
It’s such a privilege to watch the make up demonstration of Mr. Kakuyasu Uchiide, the man behind SHU Elite team- a team dedicated to write a new era into the Shu Uemura story. It was even lovelier to have a photo with Mr. Uchiide-san. Since he and Lolo Karl Lagerfeld were together in creating this collaboration, I feel like I’m a degree closer to KL! Heeheehee.
Get the unique cat eye glamour of the Shupette Holiday collection and visit any of Shu Uemura stores: Rockwell Powerplant Mall, Shangri La Mall, Trinoma, Alabang Town Center, and Rustan’s Makati.