Tuesday, April 8th, 2008

Dior’s Goldfever Quint | I love Dior quints for their versatility and how the colors pair so well together. I’m a sucker for golds, so this quint is especially (well, hell, the whole collection) to my taste.  Subtle summer shimmers will work well for easy day time looks and even for subdued evening eyes. The gray-mauve and berry-mauve are both deep and dark enough to work as crease colors or to create smoky eyes. My only complaint is that the level of frost in the finish is a bit high to be universally appealing–I’m okay with it, but I do find that sometimes I’ll opt to use a different color (not from the quint) for highlighting my brow.

See details for Dior’s summer launch here.

Guerlain’s Meteorites Pressed Powder |

See details about Guerlain’s summer launch here.

Givenchy’s Prismissime Mat & Glow in Harmony #72 | A small compact palette in checkboard style that features nine squares of color. The first and third columns are matte colors, while the second column consists of shimmery choices. For summer, Givenchy offers Harmony #71 for fairer complexions, while #72 is for warmer/tanner complexions (like mine). I like that they’re separated, because it gives you the opportunity to use them alone, rather than together, but because they are also close together, you could also gently sweep a blush brush over it for an all-over color. The palette can be used on eyes, cheeks, face, or even your decolletage, making it very versatile and multi-tasking. This gives me a nice light bronze on cheeks, and the shimmer lets me highilght cheekbones precisely or lighten up a deeper summer bronze.

See details about Givenchy’s summer launch here.

Couple more photos…

Cover of the Guerlain Pressed Meteorite

Cover of the Givenchy Primissime Mat & Glow palette

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17 thoughts on “Summer 2008 – Dior, Guerlain, Givenchy Summer Previews

  1. Dior’s colors are amazing! They are so beautiful, great find =)

  2. ARGH i am so wanting that Dior quint! any idea when it might be online? sephora? the dior site? nordies?? i’m stuck working EVERY DAY for the next month so i was hoping to just buy it online………

  3. Hey Cristine,

    Wow, wot a preview!! I really like Givenchy’s Prismissime Mat & Glow in Harmony #72 Its really nice,convienient,and have shimmers tooo!!SMART CHOICE TO GO FOR!!


  4. Wow, these look amazing! I especially like the Meteorites Pressed Powder. What gorgeous packaging!

  5. I’ve never bought Dior make up before but that gold palette looks fab! I’m a sucker for golds and bronzes too so I’ve got to get me to the Dior counter when these come out!

  6. I liked that first quint (am I right?) can easily wear that to work. Do you have swatches for those Christine?

  7. hightea_xx

    we just received the collection today in store, and it is FABULOUS. I’m so excited about this collection. My only qualm is that we DIDN’T GET THE START PRODUCT (the jewel!) I don’t know if we’re going to be getting it in North America? I heard that department stores didn’t get it either…