The Holidays are almosthere! We’ve already starteddecorating our homes and of-ﬁces and of course, tacklingthe shopping. One of the bestthings about the Holidays ischoosing beautiful gifts forfriends and family (and ﬁnd-ing a gorgeous palee or twofor ourselves to celebrate ourachievements!). There are somany amazing deals, valuesets and gifts-with-purchasemaking it easy to get lost withthe variety and choice, butwe’ve made it easy for you.Follow our gift guide to helpyou choose the best beautypresents for your loved ones,picked out by beauty indus-try insiders and beauty blog-gers.You want a truly special partylook? Why not try re-creatingthe looks from this year’smost gorgeous beauty promophotos? Read the low downon how to get those looks.Holidays are a great time ofyear to be adventurous witha bold, red lip, but considerexperimenting with otherdramatic shades, too. Howabout deep wine, hot fuchsiaor sultry plum lipstick? Weall know what a new lipstickcan do, so make sure youtreat yourself to a truly luxu-rious one for this Holiday. Itcould be Chanel or Armani, but how about Tom Ford orSerge Lutens for a highly pig-mented luxury look?Of course, you can’t be partyperfect without a beautifulmanicure. In this issue wehave an interview with NonieCreme, Creative Director ofone of our favourite nail pol-ish brands, buer LONDON.Read her tips on applyingnail polish, seasonal trendshades and a sneak peek onwhats coming for Spring!As usual on the last page wepublish our current beautyobsession – this time it’s theedgy and brilliant Ellis Faas!Happy shopping and enjoyyour holidays!
Marina, the Founder and Editorof