The new signature classics feature an oval-shaped, black lacquered double-tiered case with a magnetic closure inspired by the Rouge d'Armani Lipsticks. On the first tier, you'll find a feather-light powder with micronized particles of Micro-Fil technology to illuminate the skin with the signature Armani glow. On the second tier, you'll find two matte eye shadows in intense hues and a shimmering illuminator - also formulated with Micro-Fil technology.
I don't understand the selection of the two brown shadows, Brown and Earth Brown. Granted, they are different shades, but why two in the same palette? One (at the bottom of my arm) is a cool brown, and the other is a warmer brown with its slight mauve hue. They offer similar intensities/saturation. I like the cool brown the best, so the other is likely to survive the other shades as I use the palette.
As you can see in my photo, the mirrored, double-deckered compact comes with little sponge-tipped applicators. I would rather have had more product and no applicators. Armani could have used that whole space for the taupe shadow. Think I love it?
The new Easy Chic Face & Eye Palettes are currently available at Nordstrom's Web site (and stores where there is an Armani counter). They have not been posted at the Giorgio Armani Beauty Web site, and they have not arrived at all stores that offer Giorgio Armani cosmetics. They will arrive soon, I'm sure. It's just so easy to shop online at Nordstrom, with its free shipping and relatively quick delivery. I can't wait to see Neo-Black (#1)! I expect it to roll in this week.
Photo at top courtesy of Nordstrom; other photos by Best Things in Beauty