Dolce & Gabbana Summer In Italy Collection
Dolce & Gabbana Summer In Italy Collection

I was so lucky to get the kind of sunshiney day that this collection deserves yesterday – you can feel the heat coming off it! The Dolce & Gabbana Summer In Italy Collection has such a good vibe – there’s so much colour that together forms an image of the vibrancy and warmth of the Mediterranean, but each piece can hold its own as a single product. Above are the Perfect Monos (£25) in new shades Turqouise and Lemon alongside the existing Indaco.

Dolce & Gabbana Summer In Italy Collection
Dolce & Gabbana Summer In Italy Collection

In terms of eye lining, the Khol Pencil in Peacock (£19.50) is existing, as is Crayon Intense in Blue (£19.50), but Glam Liner in Cyclamen (£25) is brand new (also shown in Peacock, existing).

Dolce & Gabbana Summer In Italy Collection
Dolce & Gabbana Summer In Italy Collection

I love Cyclamen!



Dolce & Gabbana Summer In Italy Collection
Dolce & Gabbana Summer In Italy Collection

This is a brand new eye and cheek product called Shimmer Powder (even though it is a creme) in Star Shine. It has a golden lustre to it and it’s very twinkly. Of all the new product from the collection, this is the one I’d personally avoid – such glittery cheeks are difficult to wear I think although it would look gorgeous as a wash of shimmer on lids. It’s £25.

Shimmer Powder £25.00 Dolce & Gabbana Summer In Italy Collection
Dolce & Gabbana Summer In Italy Collection

I think I was too heavy handed in the swatch – the product is butter soft so, as I learned, you only need to pass your shadow brush over the top to pick up the shimmer.

Dolce & Gabbana Summer In Italy Collection
Dolce & Gabbana Summer In Italy Collection

These lipsticks literally had me smiling. They’re just joyful colours and the pigment is high with a sheeny, juicy finish. In fact, that’s a common theme with all of D&G beauty – definitely not shy on pigment at all.

Dolce & Gabbana Summer In Italy Collection
Dolce & Gabbana Summer In Italy Collection

The shades are Cyclamen (new), Venere and Orange (new). They’re £25 each. Although I don’t think you ever need to peer over the £20 mark for a lipstick (or anywhere near it, to be honest), these really do feel special and spot on for summer.

Dolce & Gabbana Summer In Italy Collection
Dolce & Gabbana Summer In Italy Collection

It’s a similar story of heat saturated colour for nails, too. In the picture you can see Cyclamen, Orange and Turquoise although there is a yellow one as well. All of these are new shades and they’re £19.50 each. I have already earmarked Turquoise for my toes when I go away for a few days in May.

Dolce & Gabbana Summer In Italy Collection
Dolce & Gabbana Summer In Italy Collection

Or, maybe Cyclamen!

Dolce & Gabbana Summer In Italy Collection
Dolce & Gabbana Summer In Italy Collection

The final piece to show you is a brand new blush shade in Orange. It’s £31.50 which makes me wince, BUT, having used it today, you virtually only need whisper your brush over it because the pigment is a-mazing! With such a tiny amount needed, I can see this lasting more or less a lifetime.

Dolce & Gabbana Summer In Italy Collection
Dolce & Gabbana Summer In Italy Collection

I’ve swatched it here next to the Sicilian Bronzer from yesterday’s post (it’s £36). The bronzer is the obvious star of the show, but I think the blush is the secret scene stealer. The collection launches 1st May at Harrods.

 

 

 

 

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