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Bao Bao Wan for MAC

Bao Bao Wan for MAC

One of MAC’s most interesting collaborations this season launches on March 5th. Chinese socialite and jewelry designer Bao Bao Wan has created a dramatic and beautiful limited edition collection that pays homage to her heritage and her love of luxury fashion.

Bao Bao Wan for MAC collection

The celebrity: Bao Bao Wan

Position: Chinese’s premiere society figure & jewelry designer

The quote: “My life has been about finding a balance between the fashion world and my communist family.”

Her father: Wan Jifei, is a government minister

Cities: splits her time between Beijing and Hong Kong

Jewelry: launched her luxury jewelry brand in 2007

Her style: womanly & brazen aesthetic

Studies: Bao Bao studied economics and philosophy in America. But she has a talent for photography

Society: In 2003, Wan was the only Chinese girl invited to the Crillon Ball, a party for debutantes. Dior, Chanel and Lacroix participated in the Ball.

Society pages: Bao Bao is known for attending the hottest society parties and store openings. She is frequently covered in newspaper columns and in magazines.

Her philosophy: “It is important for girls to be independent mentally and economically. Only in this way can you get respect from society.”

The mood: metallic golds and rich jewel tones

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The collection:


Forbidden Sunrise (creamy orange matte)

Lavender Jade (dirty mauve with gold pearl matte)

Romantic Breakdown (sheer nude luster)

Burmese Kiss (bright coral pink matte)

Veluxe Pearlfusion Shadow:

Bao Bao’s Jewels (gold shimmer, dark brown with silver pearl, pale pink shimmer, steel grey shimmer, dark rose bronze)

Beauty Powder:

Summer Opal (light bronze with gold shimmer)

Nail Lacquer:

Kashmir Blue (royal blue with gold pearl)

Imperial Green (spring green with multidimensional pearl)

Sunset Tourmaline (plum with multidimensional pearl)

Bao Bao Wan for MAC promotional photo

  • Erica Valencia
    February 27, 2015 at 9:41 am

    Gorgeous lipsticks. Fascinating short background, thanks Dave!

  • Crissy Londick
    February 26, 2015 at 3:49 pm

    Oh my gosh just gorgeous

  • Pamela Haddad
    February 26, 2015 at 1:12 pm

    Just gorgeous!

  • Natalie Antia
    February 26, 2015 at 10:17 am

    Absolutely stunning collection! Bueat!

  • Ting
    February 26, 2015 at 8:45 am

    Wow this is a beautiful collection. What a lovely promo image too.
    Ting | The Ting Thing

  • cathy
    February 25, 2015 at 10:12 pm

    so beautiful, its all perfect, colors pop, so does she

  • Jen L
    February 25, 2015 at 7:29 pm

    I love the Jewels palette!

  • Alisa Vieira
    February 25, 2015 at 7:07 pm

    I think a trip to MAC is in order. I might be in trouble. Those lipstick colors are gorgeous. Who am I kidding it’s all gorgeous!

  • Natalie
    February 25, 2015 at 4:25 pm

    That is pretty spectacular

  • Sherry Bracy
    February 25, 2015 at 3:35 pm

    woah!! love these metallics in the nuetral colors! gorgeous!

  • Susan T.
    February 25, 2015 at 2:49 pm

    I actually gasped when I saw the picture of this collection! I am in love with the nail laquers, especially the green and the beauty powder. The nude lipstick might need to be mine too!

  • Louisa Sislian
    February 25, 2015 at 11:09 am

    Sounds heavenly – need new look