I'm not sure why fashion brand Sonia Rykiel's makeup line is only available in Asia, but I do know that it's not fair! Animal prints are shaping up to be even bigger than usual this fall, but Sonia Rykiel got a head start by releasing a leopard-tastic collection, named Fauve, for summer. I'd love to get my hands on the eyeshadows.
I've already given a brief lesson on Fauvism way back when I posted about Yves Saint Laurent's 2005 Fauve palette so I won't rehash it now. I will say that I think it's odd that Sonia Rykiel released this collection while leopard print made zero appearances in the brand's 2012 summer and fall runway shows. I also think the pattern is less feral than the Fauve moniker would suggest - these look more like sweet kitten pawprints rather than ones made by a ferocious jungle animal.
What do you think? I do love leopard print and these palettes would fit in nicely with several exhibition concepts I've been contemplating, but I don't think I can get them easily here in the States so I may not pursue them.