MAC Launches Hello Kitty Collection
Posted on February 10, 2009
MAC has launched its highly anticipated Hello Kitty collection. The MAC Hello Kitty cosmetics will arrive in Nordstrom, Bloomingdale's, Macys and MAC stores on February 12th, 2009.
There will actually be two Hello Kitty collections: the Hello Kitty Colour Collection and the more high-end Hello Kitty Kouture.Here's a sample of what you kind find in the Hello Kitty Colour Collection according to WWD.
The bulk of the items are in the former category: six shades of lipstick with names like Fashion Mews and Strayin', each $14; six Lipglass shades, each $14; and two tinted lip conditioners, $14.50 each; two eye shadow palettes, which each contain four shades and retail for $38; two shades of pigment are $19.50 each, and two Reflects Glitter stockkeeping units - one blue, one pink - are $17.50 each. Four Glitter Eye Liners, each $16.50, two shades of Beauty Powder, each $22; three shades of nail polish, each $11; a black mascara, $12, and false lashes, $12, round out the color offerings. Shades range from pinks and turquoises to lavenders and greens.Hello Kitty Colour items will be sold Nordstrom, Bloomingdale's, Macys, MAC stores and online at maccosmetics.com.
WWD says the Hello Kitty Kouture collection will only be available at MAC stores and maccosmetics.com and it will only be available for eight weeks.
Hello Kitty Kouture is intended to be the high end of the collection. Two shades of Dazzleglass, each $28, each feature a reusable silver chain pendant with Hello Kitty outlined in white Swarovski crystals on black with a pink crystal bow. Sheer Mystery Powder, $90 and available in three shades, is packaged in a silver powder compact with Hello Kitty outlined in white Swarovski crystals with a pink crystal bow on a black background.
Singer Ciara and actress Lindsay Price attended a makeup event yesterday celebrating the launch of MAC's new Hello Kitty color collection.
There are also a few other items such as a plush doll ($42) and purse mirror ($22) that will be sold at Nordstrom, MAC stores and maccosmetics.com. Note: The plush doll sold out fast but can still be found on eBay.
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