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Lipsticks, mini or maxi

 

Big or small, lipstick plays with dimension and puts on a pout.

Illustration Aude Boissou.

 

 

 

 

Black metal cylinder

Serge Lutens, the first to use this mini format in vogue up until the 1950s, is this month offering a new shade of sumptuously dense and dark purplish pink. And why not rediscover the ten other nuances while you’re at it...

Lipstick No. 11, La ceinture du cardinal, SERGE LUTENS. 70 euros for 2.3g 

 

 

 

 

Golden brown  

This autumn Tom Ford proposes a new range of colours for his collection of teeny tiny yet terribly sophisticated lipsticks.

Collection Lips and Boys, TOM FORD, 33 euros for 2g. A limited edition available from December 2015. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kit

Photographer Steven Klein has done a special collection for Nars. Discover the miniature version of the famous house tubes in 5 intense or soft shades.

Steven Klein Collection, Killer Heels Mini Lipstick Set, NARS, 39 euros for 5 x 1.7g. Available exclusively at Sephora from November 2015.

 

 

 

 

n their black patent pouch

Five different diminutive lipsticks collectively named after the American designer’s muse.

Le Marc box set, The Sofia, MARC JACOBS, 29 euros for 5 x 1.7g. A limited edition available exclusively from Sephora. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vintage Duo

Exclusively for the 150th anniversary of Printemps, Lancôme is reinterpreting its iconic products. Here Les Jumelés, a tandem of little lipsticks first created in 1958, is revisited in golden metal with two shades to work the colour over the lips with a gradated effect.

Les Jumelés, Lipstick Duo, LANCÔME. 498 euros. A limited edition available at the Printemps Haussmann and in certain Printemps stores.

 

 

 

 

 

Maximal 

A sure fire hit. Christian Louboutin interweaves antiquity and the decorative arts into the aesthetic of this over-sized jewel of a lipstick. Black or silver and gold… It comes in 38 colours and 3 different textures.

Les Rouges Collection, CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN. 80 euros les 3,8 g. 

 

By Laurence Hovart

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