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Nars: More from the Christopher Kane Collaboration

July 11, 2015

In addition to the surprisingly lovely Nars + Christopher Kane Quantum and Violet Atom (reviewed here), there are a few more items that you shouldn’t miss considering.

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NARS Parallel Universe Duo ($35) is a soft gold and lavender in a high-impact metallic finish. NARS Outer Limits ($25) single eyeshadow has a smooth, duochrome metallic texture that is a deconstructed rose gold. I’ve never seen anything like it, ever.  I’m providing these links:  Outer Limits on and; and Parallel Universe on,, and Please keep in mind that Outer Limits has been difficult to catch in stock (if you see it and want it, get it!). I suspect it sells out quickly because of its uniqueness. I’ve noticed it coming back into stock for brief periods over the past few days, so there’s still hope.

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Parallel Universe has a futuristic texture that is pure joy for a party, or evening event. Its shimmerific, with a metal quality that doesn’t have obvious glitter.

Nars Christopher Kane collection - 25Swatches of NARS Parallel Universe duo:

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Parallel Universe and Outer Limits:

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Here is NARS Outer Limits, which is extremely unique.

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This isn’t something that one’s going to wear to the office or work event, but the drama factor on this is gorgeous. I admire NARS and Christopher Kane for delivering Outer Limits–something that is so unique and outstanding in its quality.

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Here’s Outer Limits next to a swatch of the matte azalea-toned Starscape Blush.

Nars Christopher Kane - 13Speaking of Nars Starscape, this neon-bright matte gives a clean wash of beautiful violet-pink. The color absolutely glows, which is a true technical accomplishment for a matte blush.

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Here is the matte Nars Christopher Kane Silent Nude, a matte nude blush that becomes oh-so-necessary with a strong lip or eye, and on some as a contour.
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Some swatches:Nars Christopher Kane - 7

NARS Silent Nude is a very finely milled soft cool almond tone:
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Overall, NARS Christopher Kane collection–based on the concept of Neons and Nudes– is a highly creative collection, with some very unique pieces. In this Summer ’15, there are quiet, dramatic, and gorgeous pieces in this collection. There are pieces available at Barneys New York,  Nars online, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, and Saks Fifth Avenue,

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  • Madison July 11, 2015 at 2:49 pm

    So beautiful! I want to pick up Outer Limits.

  • Crystal July 13, 2015 at 4:39 am

    I have been searching for weeks for outer limits. I had given up, but since you have seen it pop back on the websites there is still hope!! Website stalking to commence again…lol

    • Amy July 13, 2015 at 10:36 am

      Yep, I saw it there late last week. Good luck!

  • Alessia July 13, 2015 at 10:13 am

    Gorgeous collection, but it seems to be sold out everywhere 🙁

  • lena July 20, 2015 at 10:58 pm

    wow, outer limits is indeed lovely.
    somehow this collection was missed by my radar screen.