Pat McGrath's New Palette Takes You From Day-to-Night in a Bronzy Flash

Updated 09/26/19

We're convinced that every time Pat McGrath launches a new product, an angel gets its wings. Or maybe an alien gets its… spaceship? Regardless, one of our favorite drops is the Mothership V: Bronze Seduction eye shadow palette. When it first hit digital shelves in 2018, we were one of the first to get a glimpse, and suffice to say, the shades were all we want to wear on our eyes (and cheeks and lips) no matter the season. McGrath first unveiled the palette stealthily on the runway at Valentino Haute Couture fall/winter 2018 in Paris. "I was obsessed with creating a Maria Callas moderne by balancing opulently operatic otherworldliness with regally resplendent jewel tones," she says.

The palette features 10 different hyperpigmented shades in the reddish-bronze family and five different formulas, from glimmering golds to molten metallics to velvety mattes. "These colors are rich and fun," McGrath told me this morning. "You can wear them sheerly or layer them on. I'm really happy with this one." McGrath declared this her "best palette yet" as she swatched the shades in a room full of beauty editors, and after getting up close and personal with the palette ourselves, we can't help but agree. Keep scrolling to see the wonders of the Mothership V: Bronze Seduction Palette for yourself.

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Behold: the Mothership V Palette in all its glittery glory. 

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A close-up pan for good measure. 

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Shades L to R: Skinshow Divine Glow, Entrapment, Bronze Blaze, Rose Gold 005, VR Fire Opal, Xtreme Aubergine, Gilty Pleasure, Disobedient, Blitz Flame, Astral Luna Gold

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Swatched. 

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The palette pairs perfectly with Pat McGrath's tinted lip balms. 

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And it looks great on all skin tones, too.

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Want to know what the palette looks like when applied? Here's exhibit A. 

Snag your very own Mothership V: Bronze Seduction Eye Palette below.

Pat McGrath Mothership V Bronze Seduction
Pat McGrath Mothership V Eyeshadow Palette in Bronze Seduction $125
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