Just as a for instance: I don’t even especially care what this, Miu Miu‘s first fragrance, smells like (Lily of the Valley and Akigalawood, apparently); I just want it to chic up on my vanity.
The milky pale pink of this Mason Pearson brush takes it from being a slightly workaday gift to something kind of special.
I discovered this Davines moisturizer at the Miami Standard last winter and fell in love: it’s ultralight, very nearly fragrance free, and comes in such 70s-Laurel-Canyon-chic packaging.
The best presentation of a makeup color palette I’ve seen all season—and it’s makeup color palette season.
Nobody but nobody does attractive packaging like Soap & Paper Factory, and theit stuff—like this shea butter moisturizer—works great too.
YSL has been reviving its lip print on dresses and blouses and whatnot off and on since the 70s, and this palette provides such a satisfying frisson of glam.
Bella Freud’s clever graphics work so well on this quartet of mini-candles.
I am on a Peter Max kick again (see here for evidence) and am so digging this funkadelic, supersize eternally popular moisturizer from Kiehl’s. (Here, if you’re interested, is a very handy—and similarly Maxified—set of travel-sized Kiehl’s items.
This is a freaking Diptique Votive Calendar, and it is both stupendous and sure to sell out soon.