This and That…

March 6, 2015

First, Peter Philips, creative director of Dior Beaute, did the makeup at Dries Von Noten this week in Paris, showing us new ways to elongate the eye. Rather than using an inner corner highlight, Philips flipped the script and did a deep dark inner corner shadow. Here’s an interview from Paris Vogue:

Make-up at Dries Van Noten with Peter Philips by VogueParisFashionWeek

The effect:

F_driesOn the runway:

DRI_0539Loving this nail look from MAC’s tumbler at Manish Aurora (the wig, well maybe on the runway but…):

manish auroraEschewing the nude eye fashion week trend, here’s Dior Ready to wear with a heavy paint-like eyeshadow.

Dior f:wIn other news, by a stroke of luck I was able to find the Burberry Holiday Golds No. 25 Palette that I’ve coveted since seeing The Beauty Look Book’s review. My luck happened during a fast visit through Saks Fifth Avenue in NYC a few weeks ago.This had sold out in a hot minute during the holiday season, and I’d given up hope of finding it.

Burberry Gold Palette2 copyUnbelievably, the palette has surfaced yet again, this time on Net-a-Porter ($60). Shhhh–I’m guessing these will sell out quickly. Now you know.

Burberry Gold Palette5

I found another great follow on Instagram–Keri B. @nailartjunkie_.  Gorgeous things over there.


I hope you all stay safe on the roads today!  We’ve go a bit of snow here. Have a lovely day, gorgeous!


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  • Zeynep March 6, 2015 at 11:58 am

    Amy – Thanks for the Net a Porter link! I ordered that quad from Saks during the holidays but it never shipped! Merci!

    • Amy March 6, 2015 at 12:03 pm

      Yay! I’m glad you got one too!

  • Marina March 6, 2015 at 2:47 pm

    Thanks about the Burberry..I dashed right over and nabbed one. You made my day!

  • Karen March 6, 2015 at 10:42 pm

    Ugggg I bought the Burberry palette before Christmas at the Burberry store in Las Vegas. I used it a couple times but felt the colors were too cool for me. I gave it away. Kinda wish I hadn’t. The pictures you have make me want to try again.

  • Clever Girl Reviews March 7, 2015 at 6:16 pm

    I like the eye look at Dries. Very strong but I think I could still wear it out.

  • Kirsten March 13, 2015 at 2:28 pm

    OMG! I got one! Was sad (okay my wallet wasn’t) that I missed this palette as I knew I would wear it and it would look great on me. Those are my two requirements for purchasing high end cosmetics, and I’ve been wanting to try the Burberry line for a while. Thank you so so much for the tip 🙂