Our Fashion Director on This Fall’s Beauty Newbies

By Jackie Nasser, Rue La La Fashion Director

 
This fall, not one, but two big designers have thrown their hats into the beauty arena. Going head-to-head off the runway, Marc Jacobs and Michael Kors have both created eponymous makeup lines.

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Inspired by moods, music, and icons, and wrapped in super-sleek black packaging, Jacobs wanted his line to have a “real wow factor.” My picks? His Remedy Concealer Pen (a savior after big nights out) and his Lust for Lacquer Lipgloss in Kissability – the prettiest shade of pink.

Kors’s line is softer and a bit more romantic than Jacobs’s. His three-color collection is based upon three distinct personalities – Sporty, Sexy, and Glam – which, he explains, “have always been the DNA of Michael Kors.” Expect shimmery bronzers, jewel-tone nail polishes, and plenty of floral, fruity fragrances.

The winner? Well, that’s up to you to decide.

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Jackie Nasser joined Rue La La as Fashion Director in November of 2012. In close collaboration with the merchandising teams, she leads content production for lookbooks, style tips, and curated Boutiques. Jackie is the former Lead Editor for InStyle’s sister shopping site, StyleFind.com, which she launched. Prior to that, she served as Senior Fashion Editor at Lucky and at ELLEgirl, ELLE Accessories, and ELLE.com.


September 19, 2013