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MAC Makeup Collection & More Selena Quintanilla Highlights to Expect This Fall

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Selena performs at the Astrodome during the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on Feb. 26, 1995.

Christmas will come early for many Selena Quintanilla fans who have been patiently waiting for that MAC makeup collection inspired by the late singer to drop this year. They will finally be able to get their hands on the multi-product collection, which includes lipsticks, eye shadows, blush/foundation, etc., during a September event in her native Corpus Christi, Texas. 

But a makeup collection isn't the only Selena-inspired item we can expect in the next few months. Below we break down the upcoming events/memorabilia honoring the Queen of Tex-Mex:

Aug. 30: Selena wax figure coming to Madame Tussauds Hollywood

Selena fans took the same route as those who created a petition for a MAC makeup collection to get a Selena wax figure at the Madame Tussauds Museum in Hollywood. The official unveiling will take place Aug. 30 with all the Quintanilla family present for the special moment. The wax figure will be dressed in a re-created stage look from Selena’s 1993 concert held at the Memorial Coliseum in Corpus Christi.

Sept. 30: The M·A·C Selena World Premiere

Presented in partnership with Dillard’s department store, the event will be a day-long “product experience” where fans can buy the cosmetics before they are available in stores in October and see the Quintanilla family perform with a yet-to-be-revealed guest performer at the American Bank Center Arena. 

 

Enjoy another peek at #MACSelena, out in October! Head over to our Periscope and Snapchat (@maccosmetics) for an exclusive look at the collection with Selena’s sister Suzette Quintanilla Arriaga @suzettesyld as she unveils shades inspired by the singer’s signature beauty looks! Pictured here (clockwise from top): Eye Shadow in Selena, Lipstick in Como La Flor, Lipstick in Amor Prohibido, Eye Shadow in Fotos y Recuerdos, Lipstick in Dreaming of You, and Techno Cumbia Blush Duo in Ven Conmigo and Blunt. @selenaqofficial Disfruta de otro vistazo de M·A·C Selena, ¡disponible en octubre! Entra a nuestro Periscope y Snapchat (@maccosmetics) para ver la colección en exclusiva. Su hermana, Suzette Quintanilla Arriaga @suzettesyld, nos revela los tonos inspirados en el estilo característico de la cantante, los cuales puedes ver en la foto (en el sentido de las agujas del reloj, comenzando desde arriba): Selena Eye Shadow, Como La Flor Lipstick, Amor Prohibido Lipstick, Dreaming of You Lipstick, y Techno Cumbia Blush Duo en Ven Conmigo y Blunt.

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Oct. 14: Limited-Edition Purple Vinyl

The special 20-song vinyl of the compilation album Ones, released back in 2002, will include an all-new medley mash-up of classics like "Amor Prohibido," "Como la Flor" and "Si Una Vez," remixed by her brother A.B. Quintanilla.The special purple vinyl is now available for pre-order here.

2017: Hollywood Walk of Fame Star

Last but not least, the "Bidi Bidi Bom Bom" singer will be immortalized on the Hollywood Walk of Fame with her very own star. The first Tejano artist to win a Grammy is among the 2017 Hollywood Walk of Fame honorees, along with fellow Corpus Christi native actress Eva Longoria and Venezuelan conductor Gustavo Dudamel.