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Browsing Archive: October, 2009

Aqua Eyes Collector Set

Posted by Dior Co on Wednesday, October 28, 2009, In : Collection 

Fine art and makeup artistry share many similarities as media. The precision and skill it takes to put charcoal to paper or brush to canvas are duly needed for placing pigment on lips and eyes. Make Up For Ever presents perhaps the best example of this crossover, seeing as how its founder, Dany Sanz, essentially introduced the concept of body painting to Europe in the seventies, ultimately creating a line of professional cosmetics to be used on stage, on screen, on the runway, and eventually ...

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The Out-Of-The-Box Alex Box

Posted by Dior Co on Wednesday, October 28, 2009, In : Make-up Looks 
Alex Box RankinAs the creative director behind Illamasqua and Gareth Pugh’s go-to makeup artist, Alex Box isn’t really known for her way with the “natural look.” Case in point: For Pugh’s Spring Presentation, Box sent ashen gray faces onto the runway, with red eyes for that extra touch of creepy. Her unique ability to turn cosmetics into conceptual art went on display at Kentish Town’s newly opened Annroy Gallery last week, where Box, clad in a black-and-white sequined Pugh number—with top hat...
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Dior Cases the Compact

Posted by Dior Co on Wednesday, October 28, 2009, In : Reviews 
Dior Holiday Collection Makeup PaletteWhether or not you’re ready to accept it, the holidays are quickly approaching. It’s unclear what actually demarcates the beginning of the season—whether it’s the first appearance of Christmas lights or the nascent pangs of stress that come with making your Thanksgiving travel plans—but in our world, the arrival of repackaged makeup sets means it has begun. Dior has proven particularly adept at luring consumers this time of year by miniaturizing its coveted Cannage tote and re-creat...
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The A-Z Guide on Perfumes

Posted by Dior Co on Wednesday, October 28, 2009, In : Reviews 

Fragrance can be a mystifying beast. With all the celebrity endorsements, eye-catching bottles, elaborate marketing campaigns, and expansive ingredients lists, it’s often hard to sort out the winners from the stinkers. Luca Turin and Tania Sanchez set out to do just that with their new book, Perfumes: The A-Z Guide (Penguin; 2009). A leading scholar in the field of olfactory science (and the subject of Chandler Burr’s tomeThe Emperor of Scent), Turin brings his renowned expertise to the t...

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