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.
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
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)
Summer Opal (light bronze with gold shimmer)
Kashmir Blue (royal blue with gold pearl)
Imperial Green (spring green with multidimensional pearl)
Sunset Tourmaline (plum with multidimensional pearl)