Find Your Perfect Shade of Nude with Christian Louboutin & Hourglass

The perfect shade of nude is hard to come by, as it’s dependant on your skin tone. What’s nude to me may not be nude to you, and so on. There really is no one-size-fits-all option. Christian Louboutin understands this, and has extended his skin tone offering with the introduction of “The Nudes” collection. The line features his iconic styles – from the Flo peep-toe to the Batignolles – in five different tones. With the colour spectrum starting with a fair blush and running through to a rich chestnut, the hope is every woman will be able to find a close match.

Christian Louboutin Nudes Collection September 2013Olivia Munn Christian Louboutin So Kate

The Nudes collection will be sold at Christian Louboutin’s Mount Street store, and online at, this fall. Plus, there’s a fairly good selection of nude Louboutins available at Net-A-Porter already. I’m a big fan of the ‘So Kate’ pumps, which have serious leg-lengthening powers. They’re not part of The Nudes line-up, but the Batignolles – which are in the collection – have a similar look. Add them to your wishlists now!

And, if you’re looking for the perfect nude lipstick to pair with your Christian Louboutin pumps you’re in luck… Hourglass have just launched their Femme Nude Lip Stylo collection, which features five creamy crayons in a selection of flattering shades. When you see the lipsticks lined up together they don’t look that different, but once you try them on you begin to appreciate the subtle variations in colour.

Hourglass Femme Nude Lip StyloThe Hourglass Femme Nude Lip Stylo collection, available at Liberty and Space NK

At first I tried shade No.2, a honey beige with a warm tint. But it looked totally wrong on me, and I eventually settled for the golden peach tones in No.5. It’s amazing how two lipsticks that look virtually the same can create such different looks once applied!

Are you excited about the Christian Louboutin nudes collection? And are you tempted to try the Hourglass Lip Stylos?

Images Ali Mahdavi courtesy of Christian Louboutin and PR Photos
  • RigillaMas

    It’s a really good idea to produce different type of nude shades for different skins!

    Great post!

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