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Marc Jacobs · Leopard Frost Collection

Inspired by textiles and layering, the limited edition Leopard Frost Collection from Marc Jacobs, features high-impact metallic lamé finishes — the better to bring out your inner fierce feline, I imagine. And can we talk about this totally chi-chi packaging?

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Dior · Lip Glow To The Max & New Lip Maximizer Collection

For Spring 2019, Dior is adding to both the Lip Glow and Lip Maximizer ranges with new shades, textures, and even formulation tweaks — then takes everything a few notches further by making these new additions just so much fun and pretty to look at too. So basically, you now have even more reason to want to whip one of these out in public … not that you needed the push, am I right?

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Urban Decay · Naked Reloaded

I clearly remember the day I got my hands on Urban Decay’s original Naked palette: I was vacationing in Florida where I picked it up from Sephora on the day it launched (I also used my elbows to to great advantage, fighting the crowds). This simple yet totally novel concept of an eyeshadow palette filled with neutrals went on to spawn an entire Naked empire (all of which I apparently own) and even though I don’t reach for that palette as often anymore, I was still sad to learn it was being discontinued. I should have known that Urban Decay wouldn’t let a good thing die out: think of Naked Reloaded as a fresh, new & modern reboot of the original … and I must admit, an excellent successor to the legacy.

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CHANEL · Quintessence & Platine Bronze, Vision d’Asie Spring Summer 2019 Collection

Several weeks ago I showed you CHANEL’s Spring/Summer 2019 launches — that is, all but the two pieces starring in today’s post. This 9-shadow palette is only the second in this format that the brand has ever created, and this beauty holds an interesting & unexpected mix of hues, while the accompanying cream shade has quickly risen through the ranks to be the one I currently reach for … over & over again.

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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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