Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This


$4.5 Million Worth Of Anastasia Beverly Hills Eye Shadow Stolen In L.A. Warehouse Heist

The "Modern Renaissance" palette. (Photo courtesy of Anastasia Beverly Hills)
LAist relies on your reader support.
Your tax-deductible gift today powers our reporters and keeps us independent. We rely on you, our reader, not paywalls to stay funded because we believe important news and information should be freely accessible to all.

In a city of beautiful people, Los Angeles ostensibly has one true eyebrow queen: Anastasia Soare.

Like all stars of any real caliber, Anastasia is primarily known by just her first name, both with her eponymous brand Anastasia Beverly Hills, and her flagship salon of the same name (in Beverly Hills, obvi). The tweezer master launched her brow product brand in 1998, and has shaped and plucked everyone from Kim Kardashian (who calls Soare her eyebrow guru) to Jennifer Lopez.

Sometime between January 28 and January 30, an industrious, and still unknown, group of thieves pulled off a multimillion dollar heist at a Chatsworth warehouse where Anastasia Beverly Hills products are stored, making off with some $4.5 million worth of eyeshadow. The suspects cut through the roof of the warehouse before making off with over 100,000 palettes of “Modern Renaissance” eyeshadow, according to the LAPD, who announced news of the burglary on Thursday.

The "Modern Renaissance" palettes, which retail for $42 each, feature 14 different shades, including neutral and berry tones. According to the Anastasia Beverly Hills website, said $42 eyeshadow palette can be used to "create endless looks for daytime and evening." A 3,000-word review detailing the pluses and minuses of each of those 14 shades can be found here.