Sunday, August 22nd, 2010

Marchesa for Le Metier de Beaute Collection for Fall 2010

Dedication to design, detail and to the experience; Marchesa and Le Métier de Beauté bring women back to a time when the “craft of the craft” was so important, while simultaneously bringing them forward with the best in luxury technology. With this like-minded approach, the collaboration between the two came naturally. Introducing Marchesa for Le Métier de Beauté, the first collection to evolve from this joint collaboration, a true partnership in beauty, a new venture into irresistible luxury.

“Each season,” explains Georgina Chapman, co-founder and designer of Marchesa, “Keren Craig and I introduce a new collection, but with the classic and consistent signature that is Marchesa – we transport our customers back to a time when luxury fashion meant the best in tailoring, design, fabric, etc. When it came to launching a cosmetics collection, we wanted to do the same and we found immediately that Le Métier de Beauté shared these same core values.”

“The Collection takes the unparalleled textures and formulas Le Métier de Beauté is known for and transfixes them with the essence of Marchesa,” says Joanna Vorachek Austin, President of Le Métier de Beauté. “From the sleek packaging and the innovative formulas to the flawless application, the Marchesa for Le Métier de Beauté collaboration brings the best of both brands to the forefront of luxury.”

La Lune Palette ($65.00)

Custom-crafted by Georgina Chapman, a quintet of dramatically bold colors brings Georgina’s signature smoky-eyed feminine look to your fingertips. This diminutive, credit card-sized palette contains everything you need to design an array of smoldering looks.

  • Translucent Pressed Powder
  • Concealer
  • Lip Gloss: La Cerise Noir
  • Crème Blush: La Peche
  • Eye Shadow: Le Minuit

Le Soleil Palette ($65.00)

Hand-crafted by Keren Craig, this collection of gorgeous, warm hues creates a beautiful bronzed look not to be ignored. This petite palette contains everything you need to make this sun-kissed look your own.

  • Bronzer
  • Concealer
  • Lip Gloss: Le Caramel
  • Crème Blush: La Rougeur
  • Eye Shadow: Le Fauve

Double Entendre Lip Gloss ($38.00)

Four dual-ended lip glosses, eight total shades, infinite bespoke color combinations. Pairing the signature creamy coverage of Le Métier de Beauté’s Lip Crème Lip Gloss with the incomparable, silky slip of Sheer Brilliance Lip Gloss, Double Entendre Lip Gloss brings new meaning to the perfect partnership. Enriched with emollients and antioxidants for beautiful, supple lips, wear alone or custom-blend your perfect pout.

  • La Figue/La Raisin A creamy combination of plum and shimmering neutral
  • La Feu/La Glace Radiant red balanced with a lush mauve
  • L’embrasse/Le Passion A unity between a bittersweet chocolate and blushing bronze
  • La Rouge/La Nue A shimmering nude matched by a golden raspberry hue


Precision application, multi-tasking formulas, long-lasting results, Marchesa for Le Métier de Beauté’s Sheer Illumination Pens highlight, contour and conceal depending upon your beauty needs. Formulated to give a lift to the eye area, our special pens include ingredients that will nourish and calm the eye area:

  • Cucumber extract cools and alleviates puffiness
  • Mango extract is used as an astringent and tightening agent
  • Papaya extract softens the skin and has been called “a natural face lift”
  • Goldenseal and Juniper are used for their toning qualities
  • Echinacea and aloe are used for their healing properties
  • Vitamin E, a natural antioxidant, keeps the tender eye area moist and refreshed
  • Convenient brush-on formula is ideal for touch-ups

Sheer Illumination Highlighter ($48.00)

The ingenious Sheer Illumination Highlighter works instantly to highlight and contour in an ever- flattering sheer golden shade. Ideal anytime of day or evening, on bare skin, with powder, under or over foundation, this beauty essential brings instant luminosity wherever you want it.

Sheer Illumination Brightener ($48.00)

Look refreshed and revived in an instant. Sheer Illumination Brightener’s liquid to powder formula lightly conceals while brightening. Redness is reduced, dark circles diminished and your total look revived and refreshed.

Availability: The Marchesa for Le Métier de Beauté Collection is available at Bergdorf Goodman and Neiman Marcus nationwide beginning September 2010.

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14 thoughts on “Marchesa for Le Metier de Beaute Collection for Fall 2010

  1. maryelle

    i’ll have to check this out in person to see why the prices are so insane! talk about breaking bank.

  2. Heather

    LOVE le metier.. please post swatches in the future!

  3. Hey lovely, do you know if these will be available in the UK at all? Thanks!! xx

  4. Eileen

    Le Metier de Beauté is a wonderful luxury line, but how can anyone be expected to love it or leave it when there aren’t any pictures of the products? I can understand that products might not be available for swatching, but doesn’t LMdeB at least have promo pictures?

  5. I honestly can’t imagine ever paying these kind of prices for cosmetics. It sounds wonderful and luxurious, but I could never justify $65 for a credit card sized palette. I can barely excuse paying $14.50 for a lipstick =P

    I think I could only buy this if these kinds of products turned out to be my perfect everything =)

  6. Yvonne

    I LOVE Marchesa….. ::DROOOLS::

  7. nicci

    I was able to try the Lip Kaleidoscope at Neiman Marcus and the pigmentation was insane! I was really impressed but wasn’t sure if I wanted to spend $95 on a lip palette. I really like the design though. Their lip glosses are nice as well. I’m curious about these new ones…

  8. Amanda

    This is by far the most exciting makeup collection that I’ve read about for Fall 2010! In the words of Rachel Zoe, “I die!”

  9. Perri

    Do you know when this collection is coming out like the date? I realy want it=]

  10. Michelle Levy

    Hello, it’s July 2012 and I just received a “free gift” after ordering 3 pairs of shoes at Neiman’s. I had to order then due to sizing issues. When the box of shoes arrived, Neiman’s included a nice sample of lip gloss. It was Marchesa by Le Métier de Beaute. It was double ended with the colors of “La Nou / La Rouge”. I am IN LOVE with this product and am desperate to find it!!! I will travel overseas to find it, I will do anything! I’m 40 years-old and feel like I deserve to own lip colors I absoutely love! Can anyone help me? How can I get a hold of this product? I will gladly purchase samples if that is a that is available. Someone please offer advice! Thank you!!’