Selfridges new Accessories Hall

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Yves Saint Laurent Mini Sac du Jour with Marni bandana (exclusive to Selfridges)

What do your accessories say about you? We think they should be as unique as you are. To celebrate the launch of their new Accessories Hall, Selfrides invited their favourite designers and brands (Loewe, Proenza Schouler, Altuzarra, Marni and Stella McCartney and more) to each create an exclusive bandana – perfect for adorning hair, wrists, necks, and, of course, bags.

What’s more, their permanent Personalisation Atelier will accessorise any bag with everything from bespoke Boyarde hand-painting and classic hot stamping to a selection of stickers, charms and straps to make your accessory one-of-a-kind.

Come into the beautiful world of Selfridges.

 

 

 

 

Yves Saint Laurent and Dua Lipa unveil a new fragrance, Libre

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French Maison Yves Saint Laurent is launching a new pillar fragrance. Yves Saint Laurent Libre is designed for strong, bold and free women who experiment with their freedom, as stated by the French Maison.

Free. That’s one word that defines Yves Saint Laurent. Always on edge. Experimenting. Breaking boundaries. Turning the tuxedo into provocative women’s evening wear in the sixties. For today’s women, freedom is the ultimate luxury. It’s a state of mind. A way of playing by your own rules.

The idea of freedom, as an important part of the DNA of this fashion house, served as the inspiration for the new concept. The fashion designer himself is seen as revolutionary by dressing women in suits and safari jackets and transparent wide-fitting blouses, and he was surrounded by women who fought for their freedom and position.

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Created by perfumers Anne Flipo and Carlos Benaïm, the composition is developed to contain fougere elements. The duo represents two sides of the same coin, reversing traditionally masculine and feminine accords to create Libre. A reinvention of the floral perfume, it combines lavender essence from France with the sensuality of Moroccan orange blossom, for a unique floral fusion complemented by a daring note of musk accord.

Top Notes: tangerine oil, lavender oil, blackcurrant, petitgrain
Heart notes: jasmine, orange blossom, lavender oil
Base notes: cedarwood oil, ambergris, musk, vanilla extract

A gender-bending riff on fougère, the traditionally masculine fragrance category that is heavy on herbaceous lavender and earthy oakmoss. Thanks to an infusion of hyperconcentrated Moroccan orange blossom, and a proprietary note exclusive to Yves Saint Laurent called – wait for it – Diva Lavender, which isolates the freshest elements of the aromatic purple flower, any overt muskiness is effectively tempered.

 

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The bottle was designed by Suzanne Dalton, who reinterpreted the Yves Saint Laurent logo for Libre. Here, the familiar ‘YSL’ Cassandra logo is flipped to its side, giving the bottle an unusual yet alluring shape. The flacon is a couture statement, it reflects the same gender-bending duality of the scent and also references the sleek tailoring of an Yves Saint Laurent suit.

Intrepid opposites are outstandingly attractive – the bottle design defends this ethos.

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The flacon featuring a black asymmetric cap. It also features a gold chain on the neck, that are reminiscent of the iconic YSL it-bags, completed with the timeless Yves Saint Laurent logo.

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The new campaign is fronted singer songwriter Dua Lipa, who was recently named as a Next Generation Leader by Time Magazine. Known for hits such as ‘New Rules’ and ‘One Kiss’, Dua Lipa was nominated for five different categories during the 2018 Brit awards. She won the awards for ‘Best British Female Solo Artist’ and ‘Best Breakthrough Act’ to name just a few.

To be free for a woman in 2019 goes without asking, we live life by our own rules.

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The campaign film was directed by filmmaker Nabil Elderkin who said: Dua Lipa is an inspired choice to embody this boldly defiant woman”. He added, “Young and edgy, with an uncompromising sense of self and a willingness to speak her truth, she is exactly the sort of ambassador who can exude a perfectly calibrated blend of liberated sensuality and inner strength that embodies the no compromise, write-your-own-rules YSL woman”.

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Yves Saint Laurent Libre is available as 30, 50 and 90 ml Eau de Parfum. Come into the beautiful world of Yves Saint Laurent.

 

 

 

 

Dua Lipa is Yves Saint Laurent newest fragrance ambassador

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A Next Generation Idol: Since her debut album in 2017, Dua Lipa has amassed a loyal and large following that she has become the most streamed female artist in the world. She has sold over 40 million singles and over 3.4 million albums worldwide, is a Grammy winner and a contemporary style icon  – all by the age of 23. Now the singer, songwriter is to follow in the footsteps of Cara Delevingne and Jessica Chastain by becoming Yves Saint Laurent newest fragrance ambassador.

I connect so much with the campaign because of its fearlessness. I stand for the importance of being confident, strong and powerful and of not compromising on who you are, what you do and what you believe in, of always being proud of the things you do, and I feel that goes down very well with the same philosophy behind Yves Saint Laurent’s new fragrance.

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It has been Lipa’s ability to move comfortably across style genres, while still retaining a distinct sense of self, that has made her the perfect partner for Yves Saint Laurent. As the statement from the French Maison reads: “She embodies today’s liberated, no-compromise, write-your-own-rules YSL woman. Because her fierce brand of freedom and sensuality expresses the fiery legacy of Yves Saint Laurent”.

Dua Lipa’s collaboration with the French Maison will begin by being the face of a new fragrance, to be unveiled later this summer.

 

 

 

 

Yves Saint Laurent Endanger Me Red Lipstick Collection

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Yves Saint Laurent celebrates its authority in red lip with this thrilling, provocative, subversive collection.

French Maison Yves Saint Laurent is launching a red-themed capsule collection Endanger Me Red for the summer of 2019. The limited edition lipstick collection features five of Yves Saint Laurent’s iconic lip colors in no less than 9 new shades of red. There are two liquid and two solid lipsticks in matte, satin, shine, and vinyl finish.

 

Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Pur Couture

 

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Personalize your wardrobe of iconic lipsticks with complimentary engraving and custom caps. Rouge Pur Couture delivers rich and luxurious color in satin and matte finishes.

In just one stroke, luxurious and highly pigmented color dresses the lips with intense hydration and antioxidant care. In a signature couture jewel-like packaging, Rouge Pur Couture delivers the promise of edgy style and ultimate feminine strength.

Rouge Pur Couture, the classic lipstick, arrives in two shades: 103 Prête à Tout and 104 Jeau d’Affection.

 

Yves Saint Laurent Tatouage Couture Mate

 

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Yves Saint Laurent’s new liquid matte lip stain: Tatouage Couture. A revolutionary formula for ultra-matte, high impact color with a lightweight, naked-lip feel.

Tattoo YSL’s Tatouage Couture on your lips for a luscious ultra-matte look. As the formula glides onto your lips you will feel practically nothing as it is quick-drying and transfer-free. Indulge your lips in perfect nudes, polished pinks, and to-die-for plums. The spatula-like applicator gives the precision of a liner with the control of a brush for perfectly defined lips with every application.

Tatouage Couture Mate, the longwearing and incredibly lightweight lipstick that stays on like a tattoo, is offered in two shades: 32 Feel Me Thrilling and 33 Turn Me Scandalous.

 

Yves Saint Laurent Vernis Vinyl Cream

 

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Vinyl Cream dresses lips in full coverage color and high-impact vinyl shine. The diamond shaped applicator allows for perfect lip contouring and color glides on evenly in just one stroke. The creamy formula provides 10 hour wear and all day comfort so lips look and feel beautiful. Make it personal and extra special with complimentary engraving. Engrave a message or monogram for you or someone special.

A high-coverage liquid lip color with ultimate shine, comfort, and all-day wear.

Vernis Vinyl Cream, a hybrid between a gloss, ink and a lipstick, delivers rich moisturizing color in two shades: 425 Make Me Yours and 424 Call Me Subversive.

 

Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Volupté Shine

 

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A medium-coverage oil-in-stick lipstick that provides luscious color and luminous shine while conditioning lips. Rouge Volupté Shine, combines makeup and care thanks to its oil in stick technology.

This unique lip color blends 6 sensory oils to nourish the lips. Made with 60% oils, the deeply hydrating texture instantly melts into lips providing a pop of color, instant hydration, and all day comfort. After 4 weeks, lips look healthy and more nourished. 6 oils for 6 benefits: hydration, high shine, comfort, ultra-melting, luminosity, and smoothness. With the addicting signature YSL mango scent, these lipsticks are good enough to eat.

Coating the lips in a fresh colored veil: 102 Ready To Seduce.

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The Yves Saint Laurent Endanger Me Red Collection is available exclusively at selected stores worldwide. The face of the campaign is Edie Campbell. Come into the beautiful worl of Yves Saint Laurent.

 

 

 

 

Yves Saint Laurent Instant Matte Pore Refiner – the newest formula to the Top Secrets range

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French Maison Yves Saint Laurent adds to its innovative Top Secrets range of multitasking complexion products dedicated to makeup lovers. This spring, the upscale beauty brand introduces the Instant Matte Pore Refiner, an ultra-light formula that works both instantly and in a long run to reduce the appearance of pores and keep shine at bay.

Psssssst…… It’s a secret!! Top Secrets Instant Matte Pore Refiner is an ultra-light formula that works both instantly and in a long run to reduce the appearance of pores and keep shine at bay.

The new formula is said to be based on a blurring technology that promises a perfect, selfie-ready look. It blurs away imperfections and reduces excess oil, leaving a comfortably fresh, matte finish. It also includes salicylic acid, which exfoliates the skin and deep-cleanses the pores, as well as skin-loving walnut leaf extract.

 

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Yves Saint Laurent Instant Matte Pore Refiner should be applied on clean skin, before makeup application, or on top of the makeup to absorb excess oils.

Yves Saint Laurent Instant Matte Pore Refiner arrives in March 2019 and will be available at selected stores worldwide. Come into the wonderful world of Yves Saint Laurent.

 

 

 

Yves Saint Laurent Mon Paris Parfum Floral

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This spring brings many wonderful and flowery perfumes to be admired and bought. French fashion house Yves Saint Laurent introduces a new version of its iconic Mon Paris perfume with an intoxicating pleasant floral aroma, Yves Saint Laurent Mon Paris Parfum Floral.

The new perfume is all about a nice blooming floral aroma to be inhaled. Yves Saint Laurent Mon Paris Parfum is definitely a floral perfume, just like the previous editions, yet this time it has a nice juicy peachy hint mixed with datura. Also, it blends aromatic white roses, orange blossom, peonies, magnolia, and cashmere wood. 

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Women that love Yves Saint Laurent Mon Paris perfume will find the new version very feminine, sensual and delicious, attractively decorated with precious stones on the black bow.

Yves Saint Laurent Mon Paris Parfum Floral is available in 30, 50 and 90ml Eau de Parfum. Come into the wonderful world of Yves Saint Laurent.

 

 

 

 

Yves Saint Laurent Y fragrance film starring Adam Levine

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French Maison’s Yves Saint Laurent Y fragrance for men is the story of a man, but of a men generation: creative and doers they dare to follow their passions and intuitions; to ask themselves the right questions & create their own path to self-accomplishment.

Yves Saint Laurent’s scent for men catapults as Singer/Musician Adam Levine stars in the new film.

Created by legendary perfumer Dominique Ropion, the scent inspired by two staples of the masculine wardrobe for Y. A white & dark masculine fougere, Y is the scent of freedom to dream, dare & live to be accomplished. Fougeres are among the most prevalent families in masculine fragrance. A touch green, a touch woody and topped with a soft balsamic sweetness, Y offers a bold new take on the traditional fougere.

The flacon is sharp and minimalist in its construction but keeps a strong creative signature with the surprising Y notch on the back. The eau de toilette represents the dual personality of those men: clear & bright on the top notes while strong & sensual on the heart & base notes.

Adam Levine is fronting Yves Saint Laurent’s Y fragrance campaign and now he is the official international ambassador for the cologne.

Yves Saint Laurent Y is available as 50 and 100ml Eau de Toilette. Come into the beautiful worlf of Yves Saint Laurent.