Armani beauty Tessa Thompson: the American actress is the new face of the brand and will be the protagonist of the iconic foundation campaigns Luminous Silk and new lipstick Lip Power, both curated by the Swedish photographer Mikael Jansson.
The Luminous Silk foundation is known to be the first expression of Armani’s philosophy of perfecting the complexion with a very light touch. Available in a range that includes 40 different shades, it adapts to any complexion. Lip Power is a long-lasting satin lipstick formulated with protective and comfortable oils and highly concentrated pigments, to offer comfort, lightness and a bright color that lasts all day. Its innovative teardrop shape allows for a smooth application and precise and defined contours.
“My idea of beauty applies to every woman because it enhances her personality and uniqueness. Tessa Thompson struck me for the radiant energy she emanates, for the vibrant calm of her way of being. I am happy to be able to work with her and thus express a new facet of Armani beauty’s feminine kaleidoscope “, said Giorgio Armani.
Tessa Thompson he added: “On a cultural level, our ideas on the concept of beauty are changing and becoming more inclusive. What I like about Armani is the way he makes any woman feel their best. “
Thompson, who was born in Los Angeles, took her first steps in the theater and then landed small roles on television and later established herself in film. Her first major hit role was in the 2014 series Dear White People, followed by that in Ava DuVernay Selma’s film, also in the same year. Thompson is also known for her role in the Emmy nominated television series Westworld.
In 2015 she starred in Creed, reconfirming her role in Creed II in November 2018. She is currently engaged in the production of Creed III. She also played the character of Valkyrie in the film Marvel Thor: Ragnarok in 2017, followed by Avengers: Endgame in 2019 and will reprise the same role in the next Thor: Love and Thunder, which will be released in 2022.
In 2019 she appeared on the cover of TIME magazine as the “leader of the new generation”. In 2020 she co-starred in Sylvie’s Love, which she also executive produced. Most recently, she was critically acclaimed for her role as Irene Redfield in Rebecca Hall’s Two Women – Passing, set in the 1920s and released in 2021 on Netflix. The film is an adaptation of Nella Larsen’s novel about the ‘Harlem Renaissance’ movement of the 1920s which explores the practice of ‘racial passage’.
Parallel to her acting career, Thompson opened her production company Viva Maude in 2021, for which she signed a pre-emption right with HBO / HBO Max, beginning with the film adaptation of the books The Secret Lives of Church Ladies and Who Fears Death. In addition, she created the docuseries for Hulu titled Puzzle Talk, which is currently in the works, and which she will also executive produce.
Tessa Thompson joins the Armani beauty world together with actresses Cate Blanchett, Zhong Chuxi, Adria Arjona, Alice Pagani and Greta Ferro, actors Ryan Reynolds, Jackson Yee and Nicholas Hoult, as well as models Barbara Palvin, Madisin Rian and Valentina Sampaio . Each face of Armani beauty embodies, in its own way, the vision of beauty according to Giorgio Armani.