Sometimes beauty takes itself way too seriously. Which is why I love the witty themes MAC dreams up each season. There is always one laugh-out-loud collection. And for autumn 2015, it is “Haute Dogs”. Here is the press description of the limited edition colour collection of eyeshadows, lipglass and lipsticks: (Wo)man’s best friend is barking up the right tree in a well-groomed collection of new canine-inspired hues from MAC, featuring luscious, buttery fur tones, gold-spun sculpting powders, and regal berries for lips. From aristocratic to collars-off cool, shades of every pooch are perched to prime your every mood. With Haute Dogs, you’ll be lapping up accolades as best in show! The Onion couldn’t have written a more witty description.
The brainchild behind this canine cosmetic celebration is James Gager, Creative Director for MAC. He and his partner have a pampered pooch at home and that was what sparked the idea for the collection.
Once you get past the hilarious images, this is MAC’s most wearable fall collection in years. There are lots of warm browns with golden undertones, cocoas and burgundy-plum accents.
“Pure Bred” is a Mineralize Eyeshadow x 4 that features plum, silver cream, tan-gold and deep brown. “Posh Pedigree” has deep olive green, white lemon, dirty grey and charcoal greenish-grey. All easy-to-wear colours.
“Modest” just may be the season’s nude “it colour.” It’s a soft beige with just a hint of frost.
“Lap Dog” is a pale light pink-nude. And ‘Labradorable’ is a dramatic deep wine.
Haute Dogs launches on August 20th at MAC counters including Hudson’s Bay stores and thebay.com
Suzie BAugust 14, 2015 at 8:31 pm
Love it! what a playful idea
Janis MilfordAugust 14, 2015 at 6:37 pm
What a fun poke at the industry! Good for the editors/designers to add some light heartedness to their days. Love it! And the colors are fabulous too.
Saleha TajAugust 13, 2015 at 10:15 pm
I love the plum colors… And the mineralized shadow
KrisAugust 13, 2015 at 4:00 am
As a huge dog lover, I am very excited about this, and tempted to create my own ones based on my own dogs for my blog now… The colours are great perfect for autumn and work for just about anyone. Great job, as always, MAC!
jackieAugust 13, 2015 at 12:28 am
I love MAC campaigns, as they’re always so fun and cheeky. This is a great collection, colours that would work for just about everyone.
September DeeAugust 12, 2015 at 6:50 pm
As a huge dog lover I am amused and intrigued by this campaign. What a great angle! It think it is fantastic and the colours are very nice.
Meghan NightingaleAugust 12, 2015 at 5:43 pm
Being someone who loves to throw a humorous kink into my own fashion and make up looks, I ADORE this particular MAC campaign! The collection is beautiful and one that I would actually buy if I could. Bravo MAC and really enjoyed this article!
Beth FralixAugust 12, 2015 at 10:10 am
The campaign pictures are amazingly cute!! Sooo adogable!! LoL!! I so love these colors & the products!!
Loretta ChowAugust 12, 2015 at 10:09 am
I love the concept and the colour palettes!
Shelley NAugust 12, 2015 at 9:08 am
the photos are very silly and fun. love the makeup. it is gorgeous.