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Givenchy · Lunar New Year 2019 Collection

To celebrate the Lunar New Year 2019 (Year of the Pig), Givenchy has reworked the casings of two of its star products, decking them out in a flower motif symbolic of Asia’s Spring festival: red for joy, gold for prosperity, and flowers for luck. The “clover pattern” adorning the casings was actually inspired by the House’s fashion label, taken directly from Clare Weight Keller’s runway looks … but thankfully these versions are readily available, not to mention much more affordable.

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CHANEL · Vison d’Asie: L’Art du Détail, Spring Summer 2019 Collection

Once Christmas passes, I begin anticipating the warmer weather with all the new beauty collections it brings, and first out of the gate for Spring/Summer 2019 is CHANEL’s Vision d’Asie: L’Art du Détail. Embarking on a photographic journey through Japan and South Korea, Lucia Pica — the brand’s head of makeup — was inspired by the Japanese philosophy of wabi-sabi: the art of seeing preciousness in imperfection, thereby elevating the mundane into something so much more. In the end, it’s about the interplay between shadow & light along with classic tones paired up against unexpected pops of colour … and it all just totally works.

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Givenchy · Noir Révélateur

With Christmas a week away, my next few posts will be dedicated to offering some solutions that just might make buying that perfect gift for any beauty-lovers on your list, that much easier. I’ll start things off with this Noir Révélateur duo from Givenchy: 2 unique lip options that are sure to wow. ‘Tis the season, after all!

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Ciaté London · Glitter Storm Lipsticks

Following the success of the Glitter Storm Eyeshadow Palette (reviewed here), Ciaté London introduces Glitter Storm Lipsticks: 6 new-technology metallic hues that are super fun to wear, over-the-top cool, and with Christmas right around the corner (yikes!), absolutely perfect for all holiday festivities. Oh and for the record, this brand is Leaping Bunny approved, Peta Certified, cruelty-free, and vegan.

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Clé de Peau · Féeries d’Hiver Holliday 2018 Collection

 

Inspired by the tale of Alice in Wonderland, luxury Japanese beauty brand Clé de Peau has created the Féeries d’Hiver Collection (“Winter Fairies”) for Holiday 2018. Featuring illustrations by Italian surrealist artist Daria Petrilli, the pieces are a whimsical take on a traditional theme, and what’s more surprising, is that everything is utterly wearable.

 

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