Givenchy Spring 2009 Makeup & Beauty Collection

Like a Bollywood film, Nicolas Degennes creates an extravaganza of colour to make everyday life a dream. “I saw India as a bombardment of colours bursting forth to the rhythm of filmi music. I had already been a fan of this infectious, upbeat music for a long time, but of course it was the imagery that really grabbed me — Bollywood and its palettes of colours burst with beams of light. Melodramatic love stories… But love stories all the same, with all the emotion, the ardour, the passion of hearts that are torn apart and the struggle through hardship… The stuff of life! And the women! So beautiful, vivacious, dazzling… … and yet so sweetly demure. A homage to Indian beauty, heightened with a discreet air of eroticism and anchored in the purest tradition. What I adore in these love sagas is the eternal femininity in a showcase of flashy, ultra-kitsch glamour and gaudy music.

Precious Sari Glitter Eyeshadow (LE)

  • Maharani Silver
  • Maharani Gold

Sari Glow Iridescent Blush (LE)

  • Maharani Orange
  • Maharani Pink

Magic Kajal Eye Pencil (New)

Rouge Interdit

  • Maharani Rose
  • Maharani Henna

Vernis Please! (LE)

  • Maharani Pink
  • Maharani Tangerine

Prismissime Visage (LE)

  • Maharani Pinks (Fair complexions)
  • Maharani Apricots (Darker/tanned complexions)

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That is so beautiful – one of the few spring collections calling to me. I’m so tired of muted, pastel, YLBB colors. Bring on the intensity for us olive toned, brunette gals!

:)))) I think it’s wearable, any “wet” shadows need to dry for few seconds before you’ll open your eyes:)) Chanel OMBRE D’EAU FLUID IRIDESCENT EYESHADOW never dry out:))), i don’t recommended it, looks slovenly, but shiseido creamy eyeshadows are really comfortable:)

Purdy!! I really love the look of the compacts! I’d be interested in getting the blushes and Prismissime Visage just for the compacts alone!

Btw, my younger sister’s name is Rani and yes she acts like a Maharani!!

oooh the glittery gold eyeshadow caught my attention, very nice! The blush looks good on her too, lips colors are so pretty… ok so i pretty like the whole collection BUT must save money 🙁 must hold back!!!

Hi Christine, could you do a tutorial for the look on the model in this promo shot? I especially would love to know how the eyeliner is applied to the lower lid. 🙂 tia!!

Loving all the India themes for makeup lately! For us Indian girls, the colors are amazing! Lancome’s Maharani Jewels collection was gorgeous and I really liked MAC’s Manish Arora collection too. Yippee!!

The make up is jsut awesome. might be pretty expensive isn’t it the colors are jsut hot and bold. i am loving them they are best sutired for indian weddings and parties

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