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Felicia Aroney x Napoleon Perdis Collaboration
BY Shev Kelly | 20-Apr-2017
Highly textured, abstract and an impasto mosaic of colour, from creamy virginal whites and delicious cocoa, right through to sultry scarlet, Allure celebrates the raw, natural and untouched beauty of Australia. This rural mirage of Sydney based artist, Felicia Aroney, led her to grab her paints, pick up a palette knife and create ‘Allure’; an abstract artwork which encaptures Napoleon’s love and passion of art, his birthplace and the emotions connected with both #makeupisart! #napoleonperdis
Napoleon Perdis has teamed up again with Sydney based Greek artist Felicia Aroney to create a chic clutch bag which will be a gift with purchase this April for Mother’s Day.
Inspired by a vision of a young woman running through an Australian wheat field wearing nothing but her birthday suit, the bag is an adaptation of her exclusive artwork for Napoleon Perdis named “Allure” which encapsulates his love and passion of art and the emotional link connected with his birthplace.
“I have always loved Felicia’s work,” says makeup mastermind Napoleon. “She embodies the free spirit of youth, channelling a sense of confidence for which NP is known worldwide. Her latest artwork is not only elegant...it’s hot.”
It’s not the first time Napoleon has enlisted the talents of the Perth born artist to create something extra special for his Australian made, owned and designed brand. The dynamic artist is represented in galleries across Australia, with her work being coveted by private collectors locally, as well as in Asia, Europe and the USA.
Highly textured, abstract and an impasto mosaic of colour, from creamy virginal whites and delicious cocoa, right through to sultry scarlet, Allure celebrates the raw, natural and untouched beauty of Australia.
“The colour palette was inspired by the idea of a young woman, running across a field with the wheat brushing against her skin, before collapsing onto the dusty ground below.” Says Aroney.
Aroney, who now lives in Sydney says she spent an idyllic childhood surrounded by the ocean and straw-coloured fields. “It was all very raw and innocent.” She says. And so, too has become the iconic Australian makeup brand’s forever evolving inspiration and influence. Raw and innocent with an emphasis on celebrating the arts, individual artists, culture and spirit of a sunburnt country, the exclusive Aussie collaboration comes just in time for Mother’s Day.
Available at www.napoleonperdis.com