Just because it’s so pretty: Dior Christmas Look 2010: Evening Gold

No reason, other than to ogle – you know how I love gold and black combinations – well Dior’s Christmas 2010 offering, Evening Gold is right up my street.

Dior Minaudière is a clutch with make up inside. Seriously beautiful I don’t know if I would have it in me to use it.

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Why Minaudière?

Christian Dior was always passionate about the elegance of the Belle Epoque, with his mother’s ball gowns forever ingrained in his mind. The clutch purse captures the entire essence of the style of dress from this period. Women in the early 20th century, who did not have pockets or handbags, used little boxes that enclosed several compartments for powder, blush and lipstick.

The boxes also contained adjustable mirrors and sometimes a coin purse. The shape and form of these clutches meant that elegant women opened them in a certain way, giving them the coquettish air of their “minauderies”.

So hear it ladies, before there was The Alexa, there were Minaudières!

Available in two harmonies: Grey Golds 001 and Pink Golds 002

5 Couleurs Gold Edition Eyeshadow (Limited Edition):

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5 Couleurs Iridescent in Endless Shine:

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Dior Vernis Haute Couleur Extreme Wear Nail Lacquer in Timeless Gold:

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Dior Vernis Haute Couleur Extreme Wear Nail Lacquer in Czarina Gold:

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Ok I don’t usually go gaga for nail polish but these two are super gorgeous!

Dior Addict Ultra Gloss in Black Lamé 992 Limited Edition is black with gold specks:

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There are also two other Limited Edition Dior Addict glosses in 234 Pink Stiletto and 756 Evening Rose (£19.50 each).

The Minaudière is £59, Quints are £39 and the polishes (LE) are £17.

There is also a limited edition Skinflash Radiance Booster Pen in Golden Gloss 006 (LE) £24.50

You can buy the range from 18th October from Selfridges and nationwide from 01st November.

What do I want from this collection? EVERYTHING!

What do you like the look of?

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