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Givenchy · Couture Edition Collection 2020

Givenchy’s Couture Edition 2020 Collection takes three of the brand’s iconic products (L’Interdit, Le Rouge, Prisme Libre), and reinvents them with an intricate new lace pattern. And even though everything is limited edition design-wise, the positive is that all are available as part of the permanent lineup. That said, I have to say that out of all the Couture Edition iterations the brand has launched, this one is hands down my absolute fave.

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CHANEL · Fall Winter 2020/2021 Beauty

For CHANEL’s recent Fall/Winter 2020-2021 Ready-To-Wear show, Paris’ historic Grand Palais (aka: the brand’s go-to venue), was transformed into a representation of the River Seine. With undulating curves and a sinuous catwalk polished to mimic crystal clear water, the looks presented fit a nautical theme via swashbuckling influences, thanks to ruffles a-plenty and gleaming admiral buttons — but what truly captured me, was the makeup. I’ve probably said a billion times before how “wearable” a particular look might be, but this one truly tops them all.

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Charlotte Tilbury · Pillow Talk Collection

From the day Charlotte Tilbury launched her eponymously named range, one product struck a chord with everyone who tried it, and that was the Lip Cheat in Pillow Talk — a “universally flattering” nude-pink hue that just works on all. Like magic. Recognizing this incredible appeal, it was only natural that an entire collection would be spawned around this shade … and I for one am so glad of that.

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Givenchy · Gardens Spring 2020 Collection

With a nod to Impressionist paintings (my absolute favourite period art) and drawing inspiration from Hubert de Givenchy’s lifelong passion for the Jonchet Gardens that surrounded his home at Le Jonchet (France), the Gardens Collection created by the brand’s Artistic Director, Nicolas Degennes, is like holding spring in the palm of your hand. I mean … just LOOK at it. By the way, just note that the entire collection is limited edition, but I’m sure you had that already figured out, am I right?

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NARS · CHINESE NEW YEAR 2020 COLLECTION

To celebrate Chinese New Year (2020), NARS has taken some of their cult classics and reissued them in exclusive metallic glossy red packaging etched in gold (so gorgeous, am I right?). Inspired by beauty and good fortune, these may look like collector’s pieces (which they totally are, by the way) but I have a hunch they’ll end up being some of your most reached for.

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