Monday, June 24th, 2013


M·A·C celebrates the anniversary of its limited-edition Illustrator Bags with new designs by two massive talents. Each artist draws on creativity with stunning originality, transforming M·A·C makeup bags into mini-masterpieces. Award-winning illustrator Anja Kroencke presents her imaginative vision through black and white line drawings of elegant feminine faces with elaborate wavy hair. New York City graffiti artist and modern Renaissance woman Indie 184 has tagged the bags with her vibrant graphic street style. Lined interiors in complementing patterns, top zipper closure and a looped-end handle. Bag lovers, enhance your collections.

Illustrated Bag ($36.00 U.S. / $43.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Illustrated Bag 1 by Anja Kroencke In black and white line drawings of elegant feminine faces with elaborate wavy hair
  • Illustrated Bag 2 by Anja Kroencke In black and white line drawings of elegant feminine faces with elaborate wavy hair
  • Illustrated Bag 1 by Indie 184 In vibrant graphic street style
  • Illustrated Bag 2 by Indie 184 In vibrant graphic street style

Availability: maccosmetics.com on July 2nd, 2013; exclusively at MAC stores on July 11th, 2013; August 2013 for international locations

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MAC Illustrated Bag 2 by Indie 184


MAC Illustrated Bag 1 by Anja Kroencke


MAC Illustrated Bag 1 by Indie 184


MAC Illustrated Bag 2 by Anja Kroencke

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25 thoughts on “MAC Illustrated Bags by Anja Kroencke and Indie 184 for Summer 2013

  1. Ooh!! I like that bag designed by Indie 184!!! So chic and it almost looks like grafitti!

  2. Love these! I have been wanting to replace my older MAC Softsac for a while so this is great!!

  3. Katie F

    Those bags by Anja Kroencke are awesome. I’m a sucker for a cool illustration on a bag — I got the Julie Verhoeven one last year (?) and I use it all the time.

  4. The first one looks really cool.

  5. I am obsessed, I NEED one ASAP!

  6. I love that top one!

  7. Avatar of Cindy Cindy

    OMG, the last thing I need is a makeup bag – I use an indestructible LeSportsac makeup bag in my handbag, and I have a gazillion makeup bags that have accumulated from GWP’s. But I might still pull the trigger on those graffiti ones, LOL.

  8. Avatar of Lindsay Lindsay

    Butts. Butts EVERYWHERE (in the first pic).

  9. I really like that first graphitti-style bag but then I saw the price! Any info on how big these are yet? They look so small in these pictures but I know MAC bags are usually fairly small (and pricy).

    • Last year’s description from one that was available (it still shows online):

      François Berthoud’s modern graphic sensibility transforms this small makeup bag with floral images and bold colour blocks. Features zip closure, looped handle and all the space you need to hold your M•A•C essentials. Limited edition.

      175mm x 45mm x 105mm
      US$35.00

  10. These are really interesting!

  11. I must be super immature, or because the letters are bubbled really weirdly, but when when i saw the first makeup back you had featured, all I could think was, “Wow that’s a lot of colourful butts!” XDD;

  12. Glad that these are going to be released internationally. I like Indie 184′s designs. :)

  13. Sonia

    That first bag has way too many testicles all over it for me.

  14. FKS

    What, no sets or kits in these bags? If they are sold empty then I’ll pass, thank-you-very-much :-).