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NARS Makeup Artist James Kaliardos created this look for Rodarte at New York Fall Fashion Week 2011.  The designers drew inspiration from the great Vincent VanGogh.

James Kaliardos for NARS at Rodarte

I am really loving that smokey eye!

According to Kaliardos:

“It’s a really beautiful, round smokey eye, with gradations of blue, it’s like Starry Night and then there’s this beautiful lavender lip, complemented by warm skin.”

The look and products used:

NARS for Rodarte

Facechart, Rodarte S/S'12


Navy blue, smokey and lavender lips


  • Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizers – new for Spring 2012! (for now use Sheer Glow Foundation)
  • Penny Lane Cream Blush


  • Dark Rite Soft Touch Shadow Pencil – new for Spring 2012! (for now use Rue Saint Honore Larger than Life Long-Wear Eyeliner)
  • Night Flight Single Eye Shadow
  • Tropic Single Eye Shadow
  • Rue Bonaparte Larger than Life Long-Wear Eyeliner


  • Penny Lane Cream Blush
  • Pearl Beach Cream Eyeshadow
  • Nana Lipgloss

Source: PR

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