Sunday, December 6, 2009

Tsumori Chisato for Shu Uemura & awkward story

So I know I'm super late at jumping on the Tsumori Chisato for Shu Uemura Holiday Collection bandwagon, but I just couldn't help myself! I am enamored with the packaging. I LABORED over deciding if I should get something or not. Since most of you know that I love love LOVE anything CUTE, but hate hate HATE pricey cosmetics, this was a tough decision for me (Uhm, hello? $25 for a lipstick?!)

I ultimately decided to order the Tsumori Chisato Limited Edition Rouge Unlimited Jupiter Brown. The name "Jupiter Brown" was immediately a huge turn-off. However, after reading several reviews, it seems to be a nice natural pinky-brown with gold shimmer... good for most skintones. Either way, if I hate the color, I can be content just staring at the packaging with a stupid smile on my face. It's just that cute.

http://www.shuuemura-usa.com/

December special: enjoy complimentary shipping with your holiday 2009 collection product purchase. no promo code required.

- - - And here's something I just HAD to share - - -

This is one of the most random, awkward, and weird things that I have ever experienced.

Last week at work, an old, chubby, beared caucasian man came into our gallery. He had one of those medical/hospital bracelets around his wrist(!). He walks up to the counter, where there was a big gyotaku fish print lying on the table.

Man: *Laughs* We ate that fish for dinner!
Me: O_o
Man: We named him Herbie!
Me: O____o

My dad came out to see what was going on.

Man: Have you ever been to Wake Island?
My dad: No?
Man: Yeah, there's a bunch of goony birds there. I feel real sorry for them. I saw one fly into a tree! And it's toungue was all hanging out and I didn't know what I should do with it. But it got up and flew away. But those birds are almost extinct now. Something in the water...
My dad: O__o

He walked around the gallery for 10 minutes.

Man: This is nice artwork. Do you make any of this?
My dad: No, it's from various artists.

5 minutes later...

Man: This is nice artwork. Do you make any of this?
My dad: No...

At this point, we're totally bewildered.
My dad goes back to work, and grabs a moulding corner sample.

Man: Is that a BOOMERANG?
My dad: No, it's a moulding corner sample.
Man: What?!

He proceeded to walk around inside for a little while longer, then went outside and walked around in front of our shop for another 10 minutes. Then he crossed the street, got into a truck, and drove away.

WTF.
Did this guy escape from the loony bin??


15 comments :

  1. I ordered the Shu Uemura lippie last night :)

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  2. Oh that packaging is LOVE!!!

    That guy was prob a mental patient or something. Your dad should've asked for his name and got a good looksie at the hospital tag. Or he can call 911 and give them his description and how he was acting. Maybe a hospital is looking for him?

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  3. OoOo I love the packaging too! :D

    haha yeah, I was going to name it "Strawberries Wild" but then I decided on "Kiwi Watermelons" ;)

    Oh yeah, thankfully they paid for the damages to the truck.

    Are you guys selling one of your cars to buy the Beamer?

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  4. haha maybe the guy was lonely and likes to talk to pretty young girls! Most older men does for some reason huh... Thanks for your comment btw! And of course I will join your giveaway, I keep on forgetting cuz there's so much at work these days -_- BUT i wrote a sticky note that's on my monitor now so I will for sure post it in my next post! :D

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  5. btw just to let you know I shipped your package off last friday :) Because of Christmas traffic it might take you a bit longer to get it let me know when you do!

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  6. lol@ the story

    the packaging is really adorable, i've been wanting stuff from this collection myself but managed to held back!

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  7. blegh... they've stopped selling shu uemura here in the Netherlands, and I really want a limited edition palette from this collection! booh!


    loves

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  8. btw... yeah that guy is probably a lunatic, total weirdoooo!

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  9. oooo this is nice artwork, did you make any of this erynn? how's your monday? ooo nice artwork, did you make any of this?!? hahahaha crazy man.

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  10. I hate crazy weirdos like that! It makes me not want to run the front... but then when I see eye candy it's like *drools* why wasn't I up there running it!?!? hahah xD

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  11. he makes a for a good story at least!

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  12. hahahaha that's a pretty funny story

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  13. That lipstick is adoorable.. love cats! I probably won't be getting this though :\ it is pricey indeed.. and I'm trying to shop cruelty free =)def a good find to add to your collection though!

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  14. Hey beautiful! No problem at all! Your blog is so much fun to read, I just had to follow.

    That is a hilarious story... I don't think I could have kept myself from saying something to him after that much craziness. Don't worry, I was late jumping onto that collection too.. I remember when I first saw it...O_O it's pricey but cute!

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  15. yayy you got the lippie too!!! :) it's too adorable to pass up! hehehe <3

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