Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

MAC and Beth Ditto

mac-beth-ditto-splash.jpg
beth-splash1.jpg
beth-splash2.jpg
beth-splash3.jpg
beth-splash4.jpg

This year has started with bang for cosmetics giant MAC, as the brand continue on its path of unrivalled and inventive collaborations. But having the incendiary Beth Ditto - lead singer for Gossip - front their new campaign is perhaps its finest moment, at least in our eyes.

It’s a foregone conclusion that her musical prowess is unsurpassable and her day-to-day chameleon approach to make-up looks are as bold as they are genre-defying. But what has ultimately held our gaze Beth-wards - almost six years since Standing In the Way Of Control topped the UK Indie chart at number 1 - is her ability to inspire and ignite with a deftness that her peers could only dream of. Think of Ditto not only as an electrifying performer, but also as a traditional beauty icon re-imagined.

The M∙A∙C Beth Ditto collection will be available globally in June 2012 and the M∙A∙C AIDS Funds will donate 190,000 Euros to French AIDS awareness charity Sidaction this year.

Words: Anita Bhagwandas, pictures: Rex Features and MAC

Comments

More

These are the top 10 cities where tattoos are given as gifts

And two of them are in the UK...

by Sarah Biddlecombe
30 Nov 2016

Alicia Keys speaks out about impossible beauty standards

“It’s sad that girls can’t be themselves”

by Harriet Hall
28 Nov 2016

Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche: “Women can like make-up and be intellectual”

“I think it’s time to really stop that ridiculous idea that somehow if you’re a serious woman you can’t and should not care about how you look.”

by Harriet Hall
23 Nov 2016

Model Winnie Harlow speaks out against beauty ideals

“My skin doesn’t define me”

by Harriet Hall
22 Nov 2016

It’s now possible to digitally design your own nail art

Get you nails WAH did

by Anna Pollitt
21 Nov 2016

Scientists have discovered an “uncombable hair” gene

Mystery solved.

by Moya Crockett
21 Nov 2016

Stylist's beauty team try homemade multi-masks

Treat your skin to a custom face mask

by The Stylist web team
18 Nov 2016

Wan-old Trump drops statement bouffant hair amid post-election drama

What happened to the campaign trail’s bouffant bombshell?

by Kayleigh Dray
18 Nov 2016

The most popular beauty products of the year so far

From lipsticks to eyebrow palettes, these products have been flying off the shelves

by Sarah Biddlecombe
18 Nov 2016

The best celebrity pixie hair cuts and crops

“Making a dramatic change that isn't reversible is always a worthy experience”

by Kayleigh Dray
18 Nov 2016