M.A.C collaborates with Helmut Newton

The sex appeal goes through the roof with M.A.C’s release of a limited edition collaboration with world famous photographer Helmut Newton.


Helmut Newton is well known for his highly, sexually charged images of women laden with jewels.


M.A.C celebrates the erotically charged and elegant work of prolific fashion photographer Helmut Newton with a limited edition collection of screen siren-worthy makeup. Known for his glamorous, empowering photography of women, the range perfectly captures Newton’s aesthetic. The photographer’s fetishistic, black-and-white style is perfectly invoked by the makeup collection, which includes ’60s-inspired bombshell red lip colour and an eye pallet that’s just made for a killer smoky eye.

“I have always greatly admired Helmut Newton’s work,” says James Gager, the Creative Director at M.A.C Cosmetics. “The precision and glamour of his images, as well as the strength and elegance of the women that he photographed. It is an honour to be able to create a makeup collection that captures his provocative vision in a M·A·C way.”





The collection also includes three nail polishes – two in vampy shades of red and a third in opaque white – which are a nod to his homes in Monte Carlo and Berlin.

Due out in November, Helmut Newton’s iconic photographs adorn the bespoke packaging. As a regular contributor to Vogue and Vanity Fair, the Newton inspired makeup is set to be a hit amongst fans of the photographer’s iconic work in the fashion history.


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“M·A·C supports Helmut Newton’s desire to have his photographs seen, celebrated and enjoyed,” says Tiggy Maconochie the Worldwide Agent from the Helmut Newton Estate. “He liked to push the boundaries of what is acceptable while remaining chic and dynamic. Like Helmut Newton, M∙A∙C pushes boundaries in beauty, gender and beyond. Both are simultaneously modern and classic as well as empowering.”

Make sure you mark the date in your calendar, because our prediction is that this #MACLimitedEdition range will be flying off the shelves.


Helmut Newton’s iconic image of two women with jewel-encrusted fingers.






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