Vintage Tales: Givenchy Holiday 2010 Collection

“Vintage Christmas is a Christmas tale revisited. The elegance of a looks back at the past and knows how to draw vital revival from it. A reassuring moment of benevolent nostalgia that chases passing time and makes us grow…”

Celebrating the holidays and our memories, Givenchy has created a vintage collection that will spark emotion and elegance for anyone special enough to receive this under their tree. This dazzling and limited collection includes shades for face,eyes and lips. Available only online, the collection includes a chest-like box covered in crocodile skin with a rose powder perfumed by flower water, an iridescent finish eyeshadow, volumizing mascara and red shades for your lips that give the vintage look of Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn and Ava Gardner.

Le Prisme Collector Sparkling Powder

Vintage Tales: Givenchy Holiday 2010 Collection

This little jewel box has a limited edition powder that’s perfect for your holiday champagne glow. It’s smaller than a bread box, and perfect for a stocking stuffer. Because of its pinkish hue, it serves as a perfect finish for all skin tones. Available at and $60

Le Prisme Unique Eyeshadow

Vintage Tales: Givenchy Holiday 2010 Collection

This square reminds us of a Jackson Pollock painting and gives you two shades in one: perfect for that smoky eye look. Available at and ($29). It comes with its own eyeshadow brush.


This mace-like brush is all the rage and really needs no introduction! We reported on its lash-lengthening capabilities here. Available at and ($29).

Rouge Interdit, Gloss Interdit and Vernis Please!

Vintage Tales: Givenchy Holiday 2010 Collection

Each year seems to be the holiday and renaissance of the bold, red lip (remember Estee Lauder’s red lippie collection from 2009?). This year is no different for the folks at Givenchy. The Vernis Please! comes in three different varieties including a dark blood color (any True Blood fans out here?) and are perfect for both Hallowe’en and Christmas. The shades are vintage carmine, ruby and garnet. Available at and

So, what do you think about the Givenchy Holiday Collection? Does it remind you of Vintage Hollywood with the sparkle, red lips and glamour?

Amelia Keith

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