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Sigh! – Shu Uemura Loves This Italian Plumber
After teaming up with Master Takashi Murakami (who was commissioned from nearly everything under the...
Entertainment 13 Jul 2017

After teaming up with Master Takashi Murakami (who was commissioned from nearly everything under the moon – ranging from Mentos to Louis Vuitton), Shu Uemura’s most recent announcement makes our hearts race fast: For its 2017 holiday collection, the Japanese beauty brand taps the iconic Gameboy hero – Super Mario.
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Some of you still might remember the artist Cory Arcangel’s “Super Mario Clouds” installation, a digital artwork that stripped the original Super Mario Bros. video game of everything but the background and clouds.
But back to Shu Uemura: Inspired by the beloved Nintendo game, the exclusive collection features a variety of products including lipsticks (our favourite), an character embossed eyeshadow palette, a travel beauty suitcase and more.

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And even though this collab does’t awake your teenage vibes . you don’t have to be a game freak to fall in love with this line-up. One little thing that will make you inhale deeply: you need to keep your feet still until Nov 1…
Train your brain: Did you know that the Italian plumber Mario appeared for the first time in 1981 as a character in the game Donkey Kong, created by the famous Japanese game developer Shigeru Miyamoto. Two years later, Mario got his own game.

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Images via Shu Uemura

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