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Luxury Beauty Buys


Compiled by Leigh Toselli Photographs Patrick Toselli, Elsa Young From classic Chanel to gorgeous Guerlain, splurge on designer brands you can trust. Pocket Power Inspired by all things vintage, the Evelyn Rose Solid Perfume by Crabtree & Evelyn (R550) is a floral blend of rose petals, peach nectar, jasmine and violet. Its compact container is the perfect way to carry your fragrance. Luxe Must-haves Give your hands the royal touch with Chanel Le Vernis Nail Colour (R265) in shocking blue, 667 Bel-Argus. Elizabeth Arden’s Flawless Finish Sponge-On Makeup (R295) is compact and practical. For thick and full lashes try YSL’s Mascara Volume Effet Faux Cils Baby Doll (R345). Lip Slick Guerlain Rouge L’Extrait Lipcolour (R545) offers the ultimate in sophisticated snob appeal and, with the fold-out mirror, you’ll only want to flaunt it! Eau So Good Thierry Mugler’s Angel Perfuming Body Cream (R845 for 200ml), Prada Candy L’Eau Prada (from R585 for 30ml EDT) and Z Zegna by Ermenegildo Zegna (from R650 for 50ml EDT) have sophistication, seduction, indulgence and desirability in common. This article is featured in the August 2013 Luxury issue of House and Leisure.