Inspired by the iconic black dress designed by Hubert de Givenchy that Audrey Hepburn wore for the film Breakfast at Tiffany’s, the brand’s head of makeup, Nicolas Degennes, created Midnight Skies — a collection that draws on the mystery of a vast star-lit sky coupled with lush jewel-like tones. Or at least, that’s how I see it.
Earlier this year, MAKE UP FOR EVER relaunched their Artist Color Eye Shadows in a new & improved formula, and then went a step further by releasing 121 shades in a new ‘single’ format that you can match up with their 2, 3, 4 or 6-shadow refillable pans. Basically, this means that one can now choose their preferred shades and create a truly customized palette. Or in other words, YOU are in the driver’s seat. Not bad, huh?
Givenchy has recently unveiled two new highlighting products, one in powder form — Teint Couture Shimmer Powder, and the other a liquid — Teint Couture Radiant Drop, with both taking advantage of the absolute latest technological advances to create an effect that may be described as “zero texture”, but in my option is infused with a whole of lot of ooh-la-la.
On October 2nd, CHANEL’s Ready-To-Wear Spring/Summer 2019 Collection was a show unlike anything seen before, with the House’s venue of choice, Le Grand Palais (Paris) transformed into an extravagant “C-side” beach resort, complete with cabanas, loungers, a lifeguard … and real lapping waves, no less. The scope of this accomplishment is matched only by M. Lagerfeld’s limitless creativity and what’s more, even the models all seemed in a joyous mood; I guess having one’s feet in the sand versus wearing uncomfortable heels will have that effect. And while the clothing was all swoon-worthy — not to mention totally relatable, I was personally transfixed by the makeup look Lucia Pica created: effortless beach glam, is what I’m calling it.
One of the latest arrivals from Pixi Beauty, this Glow In A Box is truly well named, as the products it contained were [probably] designed to get you holiday ready … or maybe even visible from space, yes? Sure, everything here is utterly brilliant & sparkly and yet somehow against all odds, these products are also totally wearable. And since there really aren’t any beauty rules, who says you can’t wear shimmer during the daytime — or anytime you’re totally feeling it?
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