MAC Vera Collection for Spring 2012

MAC Vera Collection for Spring 2012

Brilliant butterflies, flashy florals and gorgeously geometric graphics…A colourful collaboration between M·A·C and the artist known worldwide as Vera, who merged fine arts with linens, murals, textiles and silk scarves in her punchy, painted patterns. Now in shades plucked straight from her most lavish prints, M·A·C Vera embraces the luxe, lighter-than-air spirit that delivers the kind of startling, look-at-me statement that defines what it means to be an instant classic. Limited Edition.

Crushed Metallic Pigment x4 – Aloha ($34.00 U.S. / $40.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Latern Light Metallic gold/bronze (Frost)
  • Campfire Rich copper (Frost)
  • Shifting Sands Metallic champagne
  • Aloha Dirty Cocoa Brown

Crushed Metallic Pigment x4 – Strawberry Patch ($34.00 U.S. / $40.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Star Crystal Pink champagne
  • Rose Light Metallic yellow pink
  • Strawberry Patch Light blue pink
  • Moon Rose Bright dark pink

Crushed Metallic Pigment x4 – Butterfly Party ($34.00 U.S. / $40.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Butterfly Party Bright lilac
  • Desert Cloud Deep blue purple
  • Rain Drop Metallic teal
  • Moss Garden Metallic silver green

Pearlglide Intense Eye Liner ($15.00 U.S. / $18.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Lord It Up Bronze with pearl (Repromote)
  • Industrial Periwinkle grey (Repromote)
  • Designer Purple Iridescent violet (Repromote)
  • Undercurrent Teal with pearl (Repromote)
  • Petrol Blue Deep navy with pearl (Repromote)
  • Black Swan Black with pearl (Repromote)
  • Black Line Black with gold pearl (Repromote)

Nail Lacquer ($16.00 U.S. / $19.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Midsummer’s Dream Pale pink lilac (Creme)
  • Play Day Pale milky coral (Creme)

Pearlmatte Face Powder ($28.00 U.S. / $33.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Sunday Afternoon Clean bright pink/bright clean fuchsia/soft pale pink with white pearl
  • Flower Fantasy Pale coral with slight gold pearl/slightly blue pale pink/soft pale salmon

Plushglass ($19.50 U.S. / $22.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Fashion Fanatic Creamy pale pink (Repromote)
  • Pretty Plush Extra soft pink with white pearl (Permanent)
  • Confetti Bright orange coral with soft pearl
  • On a Holiday Bright pink with blue pearl
  • Butterfly Dream Mid-tone violet with blue pearl

availability: February 9th, 2012 in North American, March 2012 at international MAC locations

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Vera was A Thing in the Seventies. Her scarves were amazing and all well priced- I bought myself one in seventh grade. The products are collectors items today, but reasonable. Vera scarves and sheets are just gorgeous! They must be about to re release them like they have with another Great Seventies Icon Anne Klien.
Fabulous collection! Wish they’d done a dozen great scarves to do the stores up. You all think dowdy Burberry is hip? No! This is the same era as Real Lilly Pulitzer! Amazing stuff.

Actually, Vera was designing fabrics in the late 1940s. I had a Vera scarf when i was in high school in 1966 – a very hand-painted looking design in orange, maroon, hot pink, cream… It looked great held fastened around my neck with a hand-painted wooden ring in dark red purple with yellow and orange daisies, and worn with a very purple turtleneck, burnt orange, hip-hugger corduroy mini skirt (with its own wide belt), and knee high orange suede boots, along with brightly colored stockings held up by my lacy garter belt.

The lady bug and her signature, Vera, were her trademarks. Very cool to see the lady bug in the MAC blushes.

MAC’s Pearlglide pencils are my FAVORITE MAC pencils! They go on without tugging, they are nicely pigmented, last all day on me with little to no smudging. Everyone should try one!

Black swan is a black with silver shimmer while black line to me looks like a deep olive with gold shimmer. If you search in temptalia, you can actually see her original reviews of them with swatches. 😀

I was wondering when they were re-promoting the Pearlglide Intense Eye Liners!!!

I own Undercurrent and Blackline and want to get Black Sawn and Petrol Blue.

The pigments stacks are pretty but they look like my pigment draws. (I know I’ve got something like those shades.)

Pearlmatte Face Powder, matte blush/beauty powder with a pearl vein. Interested in what the shades look like. ^_^

YEEEESSSSSS FINALLY!!! They’re repromoting Industrial Pearlglide Liner! I’ve waited soooo long for them to repromote it; that and Undercurrent were my favorites of that collection, and since they’ve repromoted Undercurrent but they haven’t put out Industrial until now. I’m SOSOSOSOSOSO excited, I’m gonna buy like 10 of them! 🙂

I thought it was collecion inspired by Vera Wang but colours don’t match ! Well, I loved Glitter and Ice I went to the M.A.C store for 8 products, M.A.C spring collections seem to me a bit disappointing. I will rather focus on Chanel, Dior, Nars, Lancôme and Guerlain this spring.

VERA! Ask your Mom. Art for the masses. Given how stylish vintage is I’m genuinely surprised none of you have a Vera scarf. Framed. Major fashion player? You just listed great designers who have been deteriorated into brands. Christian Dior was a person, who created amazing fashion. He gave Yves St. Laurent his start. A human and amazing artist. Now? A brand to sell you. And only make up! Have you seen what’s coming out of St Laurent in clothes? Still amazing! Fresh new talent, amazing handbags at a great price point.
How about Gucci? A saddlemaker from the 19th century? The premier rock and roll ethos today. You have to know about the mania for Seventies Gucci bags.
This is an homage. Go to Wikipedia. Would you turn up your nose at Andy Warhol? Then why Vera? Not liking the make up is one thing but every woman in America had a great Vera scarf or a dozen and the bed sheets are the originals of cool stuff you own.
Iris Aphael is as thrilled as I am.

Hey christine, I heard that pearlglides are possibly going to be perm with this collection, did you hear from mac if they are going to do that or does it say in the info LE?

pearlglides!!!!I I want them all, especially since I’ve been using undercurrent and black swan sparingly (since there is only a tiny bit left of them)

Yes! The last collection that got me excited was Venomous Villians and this is just like ‘oooooooooh I want it ALL!’ which I haven’t had from MAC in ages.

Hey has anyone tried Pearlglides on their waterline, I was thinking of picking some up but I wanted to wear them on my waterline do you think that’s fine?

I have no trouble wearing pearlglides on my waterline but I try to stay clear of the innermost part when applying as the wood of the pencil can sometimes catch on the delicate skin.

Pearlglides – woo-hoo!!! I just wish they brought back Almost Noir as well, still Pearlglides!!! Plus the powders look like they belong in my makeup collection, yay!!

YaYYYYYYYYYYYYYY! I love Vera (may she rest in piece) scarfs!!!! I’ve been very lucky to find vintage ones at the thrift store. I am defo interested in the face powders!!! I’m so stoked!!!

SOOOO excited for Pearlglides!! And I have written Mac numerous times asking them to bring them back. Love them so much more than UD liners b/c of their crazy-long staying power. I wish they would expand the color range and make these permanent. :-/ But in the meantime, will be getting a ton of backups…especially Lord It Up and Black Swan. The others are gorgeous but I don’t use them up as fast so probably only one or two additional backups for those. 🙂 This looks like the best collection from MAC in a long time…we’ll see how it actually turns out. I pray that those pigments are more finely milled than they look in the press photos. I don’t even bother with ones I have to soak in mixing medium just to get them on the lid. 😛

This is not Vera Bradley’s very very polished preppy stuff.

This is from designer Vera Neumann – with her signature ladybug in the blushes – very retro, since this Vera started designing in the late 1940s.

Ditto Tiffany & Amy! =)

When I saw the title of this collection I immediately thought “MAC is doing a collection with Vera Wang?! Awesome!” Can’t say I was terribly familiar with Vera Neumann prior to this, but she quite obviously did amazing work, so it seems like we’ve got a good match either way. =)
Thanks @Lilac for the link to her site by the way! My own poking around online wasn’t getting me as helpful information as just linking straight to her. =)

Oh, and yes, pearl glides! The pearl glide formula is awesome!

I was at my local MAC counter in Macys today and one of the workers actually showed me this collection. The pigments are REALLY NICE! And they are a great size. Can’t wait to get my hands on them:)

Oh oh oh oh oh oh !!! ( mentally jumping up and down and hopping on one foot for sheer joy!!!!)
I love Vera- but not like I like stock up time on Designer Purple
and Undercurrent Pearlglides!
Crushmetals. Feeling swooney. I need lots of money, how does one sell an organ?

I just pre-ordered in my local MAC today. I tested most of the products.

Sadly, no Black Line in this collection – which i wanted – just Black Swan, which didn’t work for me. The Pearlglides have such really wonderful colors, go on so smooth and creamy, and were very permanent. I managed to order only one, although i wanted them all except Black Line.

I got the Butterfly Party stack. It was the only one i thought i wouldn’t get. But i have few of those colors, and many similar to those in the Aloha set (although not MAC pigments) so practicality won out.

And i got the Butterfly Dream Plushglass. Sigh. I’m saving for a summer vacation, so ihad to hold back. The Vera signature blushes were really nice – if i wasn’t in saving mode, i’d have gotten them, too.

hi! would this collection be on Nordstrom? i feel like i will have better chances of getting what i want from this collection if its also available at Nordies!! thanks!

The metallic pigment stacks look tempting but I think it’s best to avoid them, since I have barely touched my Surf Baby stacks. I find the packaging a bit cumbersome, and they crack REALLY easy.

I desperately need Undercurrent and Industrial in my life. I missed them with Art Supplies – NEED them! Eep. Need an international release date! Lol

I did not realize this was a separate collection from the Shop Shop Shop collection when i went to see everything today. Regardless to say, I LOVE the pigments. The are absolutely amazing and super fun. I got the pink ones, but i really wanna get the blue and purples as well

Attended Mac sneak preview at the Miami store yesterday. Wonderful event, beautiful products. The Vera Neumann and Cook Cook Cook Shop Shop Shop were being promoted and sold together. I bought all the pearlglides and a Hush Hush tendertone. They wont be available on the counters until February 9th not the 16th as I see in most posts

Which of the Peralmatte Powder do you think would look good on NC40, Flower Fantasy or Sunday Afternoon? I’m looking for something that would look sotra natural. Thanks!!!

The Strawberry Patch pigment stack has “rose light” and it is also in the Berry Ornament Dazzlesphere from Christmas. Too close to be repromoting, slightly annoying.

I’m so glad they repromote old collections!

I BADLY want to get the fluidlines from the recent Shop Mac, Cook MAC collection but can’t get them this time ’round because I’m too strapped for cash! I’m hoping they come back at some point later so I can buy them all!

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