Nars Spring 2017 Colour Collection
Q: Can you describe the Spring 2017 color palette?
François Nars: I would say it’s a mix of earth tones and brighter shades, accented with a bit of a glow. At first, it seems neutral because of the bronze shades, but they are balanced by some bold colors, like the blue. The combination of these two creates a really amazing palette that is perfect for the change in seasons.
Q: What was the inspiration for the campaign visual?
François Nars: It was actually a Zeffirelli film from 1972 called Brother Sun, Sister Moon. The main character undergoes a spiritual transformation, he spends some time in a wild field thinking about nature and poetry. I loved the images of those fields: their beauty, of course, but also what they represented: a sense of freedom and peace.
Q: Why did you decide to photograph Daria Strokous for the campaign?
François Nars: I love working with Daria. She has the kind of face that I’m attracted to: an unusual beauty, with strong features. She’s like a chameleon, she can become whatever or whoever I want her to be and for me, that’s the perfect model for any campaign.
Q: What are your favorite products and shades in the collection?
François Nars: The Velvet Shadow Sticks are really fun to use and they have a really great, blendable texture. I think the warm bronze shade is sexy and sophisticated, but I really like the combination of it with the cool blue. It’s unexpected.
This collection is only available in Rustan's -- Makati & EDSA Shangri-la.