Dior Grand Bal Collection for Holiday 2012
“Now that cinderella’s fairy godmother no longer exists, the couturier must be the magician,” said Christian Dior. From Monsieur Dior’s extravagant parties in Granville, his childhood home, to the Parisian balls of the Roaring Twenties, the couturier was profoundly fascinated by the transformative qualities of the ball gown and the fantasy of a fabulous fete. Now, Dior debuts a makeup collection inspired by Dior’s love for entertaining: the limited edition Palette Grand Bal, four new shades of Diorific, Dior’s most haute couture lipstick, two shades of Ultra-Gloss, and four new shades of Dior Vernis.
Palette Grand Bal Carnet de Maquillage ($85.00) (Limited Edition)
Inspired by the dance cards held by young women in the 18th-century to help keep track of their dance partners, this essential beauty kit is bound to be a must-have for the modern day party girl. The glamorous gold clutch features a pearl eyeshadow duo of platinum and gold, two shades of gloss, a mirror, and deep black eyeliner for quick touch-ups.
Rouge Diorific ($36.00) (Limited Edition)
- Diorling #037
- Diva #038
- Lady #039
- Marilyn #040
Dior Addict Ultra-Gloss ($28.00) (Limited Edition)
- Lame Gold #424
- Ceremony Red #774
Dior 5-Couleurs Eyesahdow ($59.00) (Limited Edition)
Night Golds #524
Fairy Golds #764
Diorific Vernis ($26.00) (Limited Edition)
- Lady #011
- Diorling #207
- Marilyn #751
- Diva #901
Dior Expert Eye Palette ($65.00) (Limited Edition)
This all-in-one compact features Dior’s must-haves for a sophisticated eye look: shadows in shades of brown, taupe, and champagne in a serum-infused base, brow liner, eyeliner, a Diorshow New Look Mini Mascara, and two double-sided applicators.
Dior Expert Lip Palette ($62.00) (Limited Edition)
The perfect rosy pink lip is just a few steps away with this ingenious palette. Prep the lips of Creme de Rose, mix and match three complementary shades of pink Rouge Dior lipstick, fill in with a pink mini lip liner and finish off with a boost of Dior Lip Maximizer.
Dior Holiday Mini Brush Set ($62.00) (Limited Edition)
Back for the holiday is a Dior favorite: the mini brush set. This chic, sleek patent case unfolds to reveal a powder brush, cheek brush, eyeshadow brush, and lip brush.
Dior Manicure Essentials Set ($62.00) (Limited Edition)
Housed in a classic black case, the Dior Manicure Essentials Set features all of Dior’s manicure must-haves: Mini Vernis Pelline Cuticle Remover, Mini Vernis Base Coat, Mini Vernis Top Coat, and a full size Creme Abricot. Orange wood cuticle sticks and a nail file round out this travel-friendly kit.
Golden Tattoos ($120.00) (Limited Edition)
From the early years of his career, Christian Dior was fascinated by gold and its mysterious powers. It wasn’t long before gold became a refined signature of the house and Dior’s most magnificent couture outfits were adorned with gold accessories. Now, Camille Miceli, Dior’s creative director of costume jewelry, has created a limited edition set of Golden Tattoos, comprised of 24-karat gold micro particles that melt onto the skin. The set includes seven exclusive designs: two wrist chains, a Dior Dollisimio charm, pearl drop charm with the Christian Dior logo, three rings, and a Line A interlaced bangles.
Grand Bal Lashes ($28.00) (Limited Edition)
Grand Bal Lashes are available in deep black or vibrant gold. Pearl Drops are available with silver pearl drops or soft gold.
Availability: October 2012