Gearing up for the celebration of the 25th anniversary of its label, designer Sonia Rykiel opted to bring out the big guns and go wild with her collection not through her choice in color, but through the pattern chosen to spice up the look of the new Fauve summer 2012 makeup collection. Leopard prints dominate the entire collection making this safari-inspired makeup collection a true delight.

The collection explores the wonderful world of color, bringing to the fashion scene some of the trendiest hues of the season, both warm and cool tones, so you can look fabulous from day to evening. Sonia Rykiel’s Fauve summer 2012 makeup collection exudes sexiness and style with a soft edgy vibe, characteristics brought by the use of pretty pigments and leopard prints. While the entire packaging of the products is enveloped in the pretty leopard prints, only a few of the products include the stylish pattern into the product. Various hues are used to accentuate the fun and youthful vibe of the collection, so dare to explore the wonderful collection and pick your new season favorites to bring out your inner wild side. A quick glimpse at the new makeup collection is all it takes to fall in love with it, so pick your must haves from the following:

Feline Eyeshadow A gorgeous eyeshadow which brings to the beauty scene some of the trendiest color mixes including the oh-so-popular leopard print. Choose to experiment with the following fab makeup palettes as they are all amazing and feature high quality pigments which will underline your features from first application. With such beautiful colors, these might replace our favorite Milani Cosmetics eyeshadows. Two variations are available to choose from, so select the color mix that suits your needs best:

Heaven on Earth

Dusk to Dawn

Feline Eyeliner Achieve a sultry eye makeup by defining them to perfection using Sonia Rykiel’s fab and easy to use eyeliners. Bring out your inner-feline by opting to create a cool cat-eye style using one of your fav no-smudge eyeliner hues as two of the trendiest shades are available:



Feline Gloss Tint your lips to match your mood and fashion style with Sonia Rykiel’s new lip glosses as the products feature a smooth formula which feels like second-skin in the lips and which can offer the right dose of color. Choose to experiment with various hues as they are all amazing and can all underline your sensuality effortlessly. The following hues are included in the new collection:

Sunset Safari

King Protea


Reginae Bird of Paradise

Feline Treatment Makeup Base 2012 Achieve a flawless looking complexion with the help of these fab SPF 30/no SPF makeup base products which offer a sheer, radiant finish without any stickiness. Two shades are available to choose from, so pick your best match:

Brave Soul – light beige

Adventure Spirit – dark beige

Body Sun Protection Sun protection is definitely not to miss from your skin care kit this summer season, so Sonia Rykiel created a sunscreen lotion with a fresh feel. The product comes with an SPF 30 protection formula enriched with Gold Pearl to give the skin a natural sheen that will make you feel like a true diva.

Feline Aroma Body Lotion

Hunter – lily of the valley scent

Night Safari Park – jasmine and rose scent

Photos courtesy of Sonia Rykiel