This year’s holiday collection from Guerlain celebrates the 1929 classic fragrance, Liu. The Guerlain Holiday Collection is always eagerly anticipated for the exquisite packaging and the beautiful colours. Read on for more…

Guerlain Creative Director, Olivier Echaudemaison, captures Liu’s passion with a limited edition make-up collection, paying tribute to the Asian heroine’s enchanting femininity and sense of detail. Golden hues, deep red lips, and tapered eyes capture the opulence of the Orient, allowing every woman to become a heroine this holiday season.

The Guerlain 2012 Holiday Collection, Liu,  includes:

Liu Perfumed Shimmer Powder – $88.00

The star of the collection, Liu Shimmer Powder, enhances the face, body and hair with an iridescent golden veil. I love the Guerlain Shimmer Powders–they’re an exquisite way to subtly wear fragrance. Plus, the bottle, with it’s elegant black woven bulb, is a beautiful addition to your dresser or vanity.


Liu Eye & Lip Calligraphy Palette – $79.00

This collector’s palette inside this extra-flat black Chinese lacquer style case draws inspiration from the art of calligraphy and Asian beauty rituals.  You’ll also find two dramatic lip shades combined, three iridescent eyeshadows and matte black powder liner that can be used wet or dry. The perfect size to slip into an evening bag.


Météorites Perles du Dragon – $58.00

The beautiful Météorites Perles du Dragon is named for this Year of the Dragon. The famous metal case is embossed in black, stamped with a golden rosette on its lid and bears the Guerlain signature. Inside, the six shades of pearls in an intense, iridescent monochrome palette are perfectly tailored to the holiday season. Météorites Perles are my holy grail finishing powder!


Météorites Wulong Compact – $170.00

The name of this travel pressed powder means “Black Dragon” and it combines six shades to ensure a pure, flawless and luminous complexion regardless of skin tone. Matte shades are paired with two white and gold illuminating shades that add subtle radiance. The delicate black metal powder compact is sculpted with a gold mother-of-pearl rosette and tucked inside a black suedette pouch bordered with red stitching.


Écrin 4 Couleurs Eye Shadow – $59

This precious quartet showcases a subtle monochrome palette for vibrant and refined eye make-up. Two matte and two iridescent textures are combined to perfection. The elegant golden case travels in a black suedette pouch with red topstitching.

Shine Automatique Lipstick – $35.00

Two holiday shades named for the protagonists in Puccini’s great opera: Altoum, the emperor of China and Lou-Ling, the Peking princess who is Turandot’s ancestor. Shades include 700 Altoum, a gold adorned with beautiful tone-on-tone sparkle that is worn on bare lips to illuminate them with a sophisticated nude veil and 760 Lou-Ling, an enchanting plum set off with a golden sparkle for a dramatic effect.

Nail Polish – $23.00

Display ultimate sophistication on your fingertips and toes with two limited-edition nail polishes in stunning jewel tones. Shades include 03 Altoum, a gleaming gold for a precious glow and 04 Lou-Ling, a stunning plum for a spellbinding look.

 The Guerlain Holiday “Liu” Color Collection is available this month at select locations of Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Sephora, Bloomingdales and Bergdorf Goodman. Do you see anything that tempts you?






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