Illamasqua – Art of Darkness Autumn/Winter 2010

Posted by Lipglossiping On August - 23 - 2010

If you ever need a brand to remind you that it ain’t just about the pretty pretty, Illamasqua is a pretty good choice to be the one to do it.

Art of Darkness is their new Autumn/Winter collection for 2010, and if there’s one thing they do very well indeed…  ‘Dark’ just about sums it up.

Launching nationwide on the 16th September, the collection will introduce new liquid eyeliners priced at £16.50 each called Precision Inks.  An antiqued gold going by the name Alchemy (as seen in the above image) and the usual ever-useful black.

I’ve also heard tales of other new delights including a shimmering teal green nail polish called Viridian, which I think is safe to assume can be spotted in the above campaign image… and to complete your Christmas mani?  A metallic red going by the name Scarab.

If that weren’t enough to whet your appetite… how about a new gold powdered metal or a vampy intense lipgloss?

Are you looking forward to the new Illamasqua collection or have we seen it all before?


11 Responses to “Illamasqua – Art of Darkness Autumn/Winter 2010”

  1. deborah says:

    A bit too dark for my tastes to be honest. But interesting visuals.

  2. caz says:

    Scarab…what a delightful name..I must have it!

  3. I generally do think I’ve seen at least most of it before- but the swatches I’ve seen of those liquid liners have me thinking twice. The black is so inky, smooth, and opaque that I honestly thought it was digitally enhanced on Illamasqua’s blog until I saw the review on MakeupGeek. Sure, it’s pricey for a black liquid liner, but I still might have to get it…and I can’t just order one thing, can I?

  4. I really don’t get the hype on this brand. The ethos is great but the products I’ve tried just don’t live up to it. And they’re really not purse-friendly either. I guess if I had nails (unbitten ones) I might be more excited because the nail polish does seem to be the one thing they can do from what I’ve read. I probably wouldn’t hold it against them if they knocked a few quid off the prices either!

  5. rhamnousia says:

    Vampy! Much like the author this blog herself 😉

    I was going to say that I’m going off Illamasqua as all their ads seem the same in the that they’re always dark and brooding whereas other brands switch it up.

    But then I saw the photos and I’ve been converted. Their shots ARE always dark and brooding but they always show different things if you get what I mean? They don’t just apply makeup and leave it, they get really creative with it like the gems on the hands, I like that .

  6. Georgie says:

    Oh wow o_O! Such art I love it.

    xoxo

  7. Emily says:

    One word – wow!

  8. baby in a corner says:

    i’m looking forward to this! vampy is back which is exciting!

  9. Lillian says:

    Oooh it’s so exciting! I love how they always do something unusual.

  10. VexintheCity says:

    The polish sounds interesting, but by the sounds of it I have a Misa dupe in the wings already. I need to see the collection in the flesh.

  11. Illamasqua need to open a counter in my state already, because I’m gonna be all over that ish! I love their philosophy on makeup and their collections so.damn.much

Leave a Reply

RANDOM

M.I.A

Hello! No posts yesterday, none today!  What’s going on? Well… we currently have some house guests who are camping out in my makeup spare room, …

Bobbi Brown Shimmer Brick in Nectar

My StrawberryNet order arrived on Saturday, super fast shipping from Hong Kong… incredibly fast actually, took about 2 days. Anyway, here’s my first Bobbi Brown …

The Lipstick League - 29.7.13

Question of the Week – Is there a beauty trend that is “out” that you wish were “in”? If so, what is it? Answer – …

Guerlain La Petite Robe Noire eau de parfum

Life is full of essentials, and fashion’s most faithful of all ensembles is the inimitable little black dress.  Lauded as the holy grail wardrobe-dweller, the …

The Body Shop Vitamin E Cool BB Cream

I received a press release yesterday announcing the upcoming launch of a new BB cream to the UK market from The Body Shop.  Vitamin E …

New Launch: Hair Chalks from Fudge Urban

Hair chalks have been steadily gaining in popularity for over a year now… these little sticks o’ colour offer the kind of hair eccentricity that …

Precision Nails R04 - The After After Party NOTD

Another polish  from the Precision Nails Glam Rock Collection, this time a little number called The After After Party (R04). It’s a sophisticated midnight blue …

Guest Review - The Balm to the Rescue

Big thanks to the lovely Shifa from Get Gawjus for guest reviewing this for me, go check the lovely lady out! I am probably the …

Ciate Boudoir NOTD

Want something a little bit sexy for the party season? Ciate Boudoir is a fire-cracker of a red!  It’s slight orange tones will make this …

Red Lipped Readers – Part One!

Check out some of your gorgeous selves rocking a festive red lip look! 1. Kat from Click&Make-Up! is knocking ‘em dead in MAC Viva Glam …

POPULAR

CLOSED: Competition Time: Givenchy Very Irresistible L'eau en Rose Perfume!

Want to really spoil Mum this Mother’s Day?  Or perhaps you just want to spoil yourself?  It’s ok… I won’t judge… there are plenty of …

CLOSED - Win it! The Body Shop Expert Brush Collection

I don’t know about you, but I woke up this morning with a distinct “Hello Monday morning, I’ve been expecting you…” kinda feeling.  Maybe it’s …

Win a gorgeous "glow" trio with prizes from Urban Decay, New CID, & Arbonne!

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED! WINNER IS: “IZABELLA” (COMMENT #96045) – WINNER HAS BEEN EMAILED!   It’s still January, the MET office have just issued yet another …

Hello? Is this thing on?

Phew, that was a little unexpected. For those of you who haven’t had the misfortune of reading my hand-wringing tweets and woe-ridden facebook updates, let …

Big savings on French Pharmacy brands, win my Escentual.com top picks!

I’m of the firm opinion that for the money, French pharmacy brands offer some of the best solutions for diffcult skin-types. Escentual.com have long been …

Avoid the brush off with Oral-B Pro-Expert

There’s a new toothpaste in town. It’s lean, mean and err not very minty as it happens.  Featuring the revolutionary bacteria-busting ingredient Stabilised Stannous Flouride, …

Win it! 3 EcoTools Bamboo Bronzer Brushes to win!

I’ve written about these before, you know I love them, I want you to love them too! So why not have a go at winning …

FOTD Busting out of the comfort zone!

You may recall my bitter moans last week about how when presented with a rare opportunity to spend an indecent amount of time playing with …

Dear Obesity...

We have been together for over 20 years, our lives so entwined that I’ve never been sure how to live without you.  I would like …

Urban Decay The Black Palette - Photos & Swatches

The soon-to-be-released Black Palette from US eyeshadow maestro’s Urban Decay is an altogether darker affair than the recent Naked set… The Black Palette includes 6, …

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads