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Givenchy to Defy with Colour & Couture!

‘Le Rouge Givenchy, a magnetic rendez-vous between leather and pure color where fashion and beauty collide… 
For the first time, Givenchy focuses all its skill and expertise in high qu ality leather goods on designing a lipstick like a Couture accessory.

More than a lipstick…Givenchy creates an unprecedented Couture object of desire that envelops the lips with intense colour in one stroke for a sensuously mat finish.’

This is how Givenchy describes their latest creation, Le Rouge. It’s UK & Ireland collection consists of 12 colours, ranging from nude to a deep sensual red.

Le Rouge Swatches solo

In it’s usual way Givenchy has managed to seamlessly weave cosmetics & couture together to make something of a chic accessory. However, this time they have really outdone themselves….. The packaging is like a couture piece straight off Tisci’s catwalk. A salmac (a rare type of fused metal that Ricardo Tisci uses for his buckles, jewelery & handbag claps from) studded inspired piece wrapped in a luxurious soft lamb leather. Now I hear you just glazing over the leather statement, but this is definitely something to be sniffed at….. As in when you get your hands on yours, smell it!

Le Rouge Close Up

Not only does the packaging smell amazing, now smell the lipstick itself, rich in colour, & castor oil free, the lipstick smells of soft blueberry. And to front the campaign? Well the lovely Liv Tyler has been snubbed by Givenchy as the face, with them opting for a more couture choice, muse & friend of Tisci himself Mariacarla Broscono. Maricarla has been featured in many high fashion houses collections & catwalks and is most known for her hair, walk & eyes, and is more recently known for being the face of Givenchys Dahlia Noir fragrance, & also appearing in their SS13 campaign with her 4 month old baby! Oh to be a model!!!

Le Rouge Visual

And thats not all, Givenchy have discontinued their fabulous Vernis Please! nail polish range only to be replaced by a new more couture range… Le Vernis. And their will be a matching Lipstick in the Le Rouge range.

Givenchy-Le-Vernis-bottlesLe Vernis Visual Le Vernis Visual mariacarla

The New collection will go on preview at Debenhams from tomorrow & then have their exclusive launch at Debehams from Monday 21st, only to be rolled out in the rest of their stores from the 4th of February! Although I wouldn’t wait until then, these lippys have been on demand & have already had waiting lists across the UK & Ireland, so get yours soon!

Available at Givenchy Debenhams Henry Street Dublin & Patrick Street Cork.




Competition Time…….

So todays competition see’s you in with a chance to win 2 items from Givenchy’s Autumn/Winter ‘Acoustics Collection’.

Givenchy’s Autumn/Winter eyeshadow Quad from their ‘Acoustics Collection’. This quad contains 70% more mother-of-pearl than their regular quads.

Givenchy’s Autumn/Winter Gelee Interdit from the Acoustics collection. Moisturizing Lip Balm.

These are limited edition from Givenchy, and there are less than 1o in Ireland, and are worth a combined €79.00. For your chance to win these pieces of couture make up, go to my facebook page…. ‘Like’ it & answer the question.

A winner will be chosen at random, and notified!




A Fragranced modelled on a Scentless Flower?

The Dahlia, a beautiful, scentless, timeless flower is now being brought to life by Parfume Givenchy & Ricardo Tisci. The fragrance named ‘Dahlia Noir’ is a result of 4 years of testing, and mixing scents by Parfume Givenchy & Ricardo Tisci himself. The face of the frangrance is none other than Tisci’s best friend & muse Mariacarla Boscono. The 2 have been friends since the age of 15 and even went to college together in St.Martains College London.

The fragrance comes as 2 separate fragrances, an eau de toilette & an eau de parfum, and both couldn’t be more different. The eau de toilette is the lighter of the 2, with a more woody rose scent, while your eau de parfum has a more powdery rose scent. When asked about the fragrance Tisci had this to say;

I’ve been at Givenchy for six years, and for me it was the right time to create a fragrance and strengthen the brand’s identity. Dahlia Noir is a fragrance as singular as beauty. But its elegance, its neoclassical nobility doesn’t cut it off from the rest of the world or women in general. I sought out this ambivalence, a rare secret to be shared by as many women as possible. I wanted women to share in this dream of mine. 

The Dahlia being a scentless flower allowed Tisci & Givenchys Perfumer  François Demachy to create a totally new and unique scent for this ‘gothic, but also very whimsical and romantic’ flower.

This seems to be a big year for Givenchy, with celebs draped in Givenchy Couture on the red carpet and the launch of numerous new products alongside Dahlia Noir, like their Acoustics collection & more importantly their new mascara ‘Noir Couture’ which I’ll be doing reviews of soon. Dahlia Noir will Launch in the UK & Ireland on the 20th of August, but you can get your nose on the fragrance 2 weeks early by getting to your nearest Givenchy counter for a Sample!

Check out the add for dahlia noir below!:)