House of Dior’s latest Collector’s Edition Golden Winter Holiday Collection is inspired by the mid-Winter night’s dream at Versailles on Christmas Eve. The luxurious castle and it’s French-styled gardens covered in snow fascinated Monsieur Christian Dior and is the inspiration for the latest dazzling make up collection by Tyen. Opulent gold, mother-of-pearl and pink unfurl across the eyes, face and lips. A manicure becomes jewellery. On the skin, a glimmer of rosy gold tells of an enchanted night. The ad campaign features the glamboyant Daria Strokous as photographed by Steven Meisel.
Eyes are dressed in sparkling hues of white, yellow and rose golds while lips are highlighted in sparkling fuchsia, vibrant red, and a rich burgundy. Nails complete the look in rosy taupe, red and golden plum for a luxurious Golden Winter escape.
The Jewel in the crown of the collection is the exquisite Diorific Jewel Manicure Duo (RRP$64). Inspired by the magnificent adornments of Versailles, the Diorific Jewel Manicure Duo combines two versions of Diorific Vernis: a sumptuous gold lacquer to apply as a base and luminous crystal micro-pearls to sprinkle on top for a three-dimensional result.
Joining the Jewel Manicure Duo is the Diorific Vernis collection of four limited edition colours (RRP$43) inspired by a royal soul. Winter a milky, ultra-shimmery pinkish gold, Marilyn a ruby red, Royale is a fuchsia pink and Minuit a vibrant plum strewn with golden glitter. The spirit of Versailles and the couture magic of Dior reign down to the tips of your fingers.
Gold has long been en essential in Christian Dior creations and the French Word <or> even appears among the letters of his name. Today, gold is borrowing from the splendour of Versailles to etch its magic onto the skin for one evening. Adorn yourself with luxury; powder yourself with gold with the Diorific Perfumed Illuminating Powder (RRP$98). A showcase with perfect curves, the precious Diorific case has contains a powder engraved with the beads of a Masai necklace and sprinkled with mother-of-pearl, it illuminates cheekbones with its tiny golden particles and scents the skin with notes of J’adore. Available in two colours 001 Rose D’Or and 002 Perle D’Or.
Mother-of-pearl tantalises the exquisite matte shades of Diorific Lips (RRP$50). As a limited edition for the collection, the matte finish sees its pgments boosted with a metallic glimmer and lips that are plumped and velvety smooth. Available in six colours; 038 Diva, 041 Etoile, 042 Winter, 043 Joy, 045 Royale and 046 Minuit.
The iconic 5 Couleurs palette (RRP$99) is graced with two new shade combinations. A solar palette (golden, copper and peach) and a lunar palette (snow, grey and deep purple) provide yellow or white golden eye make up that is both enchanting and dramatic.
Also available in the collection is the Limited Edition Dior Blush (RRP$72) in two colours; Gold Addict and My Rose. Limited Edition Dior Addict Gloss (RRP$49) in two colours; Enchanted Rose and Pink Fantasy. 3 Colors Glow Palette (RRP$75) in 951 Rosewood Glow, Diorshow Waterproof Liner (RRP$44) in 738 Rosy Gold and Diorshow Fusion Mono Metallic Cream (RRP$50) in 521 Comete.
Available now nationally at your nearest Dior Counter, for your nearest stockist call (02) 9695 4800.
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