Shu Uemura Karl Lagerfeld

Make-up , 8 November 2015

Karl Lagerfeld + Shu Uemura = Shupette

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Karl Lagerfeld is a pretty tough nut. This is the man who said ‘sweatpants are a sign of defeat. You lost control of your life so you bought some sweatpants’ and ‘the only love that I really believe in is a mother’s love for her children.’

Flying in the face of his imperious demeanour? His veneration for one little white cat he calls Choupette, who now not only has her own apartment and assistants, but her own make-up range, too.

Yep, Karl’s second collaboration with Shu Uemura really is Choupette mad. Everything from the name of the range (Shupette – this play on words pleases me immensely) to the prints of Choupette and debossed paw prints in powders pay homage to the feline.

My favourite piece from the range has to be the Silk Cushion Cheek blusher (£22 here) which is at once powdery and creamy, blending easily then imparting that magical glow-from-within thing as only good creamy blushers can. A must-have for fans of novelty make-up and cat-lovers alike.

SWATCHES & IMAGES //

Shupette TSUYA Skin UV Under Base Mousse Review

Shupette TSUYA Skin UV Under Base Mousse, £29 here

Shupette Flair Eyelash Curler Review

Shupette Flair Eyelash Curler, £20 here

Shupette Silk Cushion Cheek Review

Shupette Silk Cushion Cheek Swatch

Shupette Silk Cushion Cheek (left: pink, right: orange), £22 here

Shupette Furry Fantasy Premium False Eyelash

Furry Fantasy Premium False Eyelash, £50 here

Shupette Eye-Need-Shu Trio Review

Shupette Eye-Need-Shu Trio Swatch

Shupette Eye-Need-Shu Trio, £29 here

Shupette Rouge Bonbon Fantasy Trio Review

Shupette Rouge Bonbon Fantasy Trio in 01, £29 here

Shupette With Love from Paris Brush Set

Shupette With Love from Paris Brush Set, £60 here

Shupette Eye-Need-Shu Liner Swatch

Shupette Eye-Need-Shu Liner in Gold Brown, £17.50 here

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