LUXURY BEAUTY | 10 Fall Lipsticks Worth The Splurge

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Long time subscribers of this blog know my obsession over designer vis-à-vis high-end brand lipsticks. It’s my little candy treat sans calories. I work hard, I know my priorities and a purchase here and there won’t hurt the bank. And yes, I encourage you to do the same, not to hoard obviously but to treat yourself for being a great mother, wife, partner, etc. that you are! Okay pep talk done, let’s round-up my Top 10 Lipsticks that are worth the splurge this Fall! All of these are comfortable and non-drying on the lips with pigmentation second to none. Creme-dela-creme they are!

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1. Tom Ford Lip Color Matte Black Dahlia is black wine which is now part of the permanent line (review and swatch here). It’s gothic chic, definitely not for the faint of heart, and requires precision during application. // $52, Nordstrom

2. NARS Audacious Lipstick Dominique is NARS-exclusive, it’s creamy lilac with phenomenal color pay-off (review and swatch here). It’s not your everyday shade so expect some double-takes but who cares, really! // $32, NARS

3. Charlotte Tilbury Kissing Fallen from The Lipstick Tree Night Crimson is a stunning semi-matte red berry. The texture is quite close to Tom Ford Lip Color (review and swatch here). // $32, Nordstrom

4. YSL Rouge Volupte Silky Radiant Lipstick Forbidden Burgundy is luminous dark plum which creates an illusion of plump lips (review and swatch here). // $36, Sephora

5. Dolce and Gabbana The Lipstick Shine Violet is a very appealing violet shade with glossy finish (review and swatch here). It’s quite sheer (but buildable) so if you are branching out outside your comfort zone, this shade is worth checking out! // $34.50, Nordstrom

6. Guerlain Kiss Kiss Roselip Wonder Violette is a tinted berry lip balm which renders superb hydration (review and swatch here). It’s part of Guerlain’s Fall 2015 collection. Light and airy, the white corrugated case actually resonates Spring. // $37, Nordstrom

7. Givenchy Le Rouge Intense Colour Sensuously Mat Lip Color Rose Plumetis is housed in burgundy leather case with creamy matte rose mauve pigmentation (review and swatch here). It’s a great everyday color, especially for the neutral-loving demographics. // $36, Sephora

8. Gucci Lip Luxurious Tiger Lily is a luminous plum with pink and blue flecks up close (review and swatch here). The texture is quite similar to YSL Siky Sensual. // $39, Gucci

9. Tom Ford Lip Color Moroccan Rouge is luminous berry, my kind of shade year-round (review here). If Black Dahlia is too dark and matte to your liking, then this is the IT shade, guaranteed! // $52, Nordstrom

10. Burberry Lip Velvet Oxblood is a soft matte burgundy shade, a cult favorite so to speak. It stains the lips so reapplication after a meal may not be necessary for you. Talk about longevity! 

// $34, Nordstrom

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Packaging is as important to moi. You can’t slap a high tag then call it a day. Tom Ford is known for its mahogany and gold trimmings; Charlotte Tilbury is classic rose gold; Burberry is plaid; NARS is matted; YSL is gold with embellishments; Gucci is black and gold; Dolce and Gabbana varies per line (in here it’s gold); Guerlain Kiss Kiss is originally black but lip bam collection is white; Givenchy Le Rouge is black leather but limited edition varies.


Ready for the ultimate lipswatch? photos galore, you’ve been warned, haha!

gucci lip luxurious tiger lily review

guerlain kisskiss rose lip wonder violette

ysl rouge volupte silky radiant forbidden burgundy

nars audacious lipstick dominique

charlotte tilbury night crimson

dolce and gabbana lipstick shine violet

givenchy le rouge mat rose plumetis

TOM FORD LIP COLOR MOROCCAN ROUGE

tom ford lip color matte black dahlia

burberry lip velvet oxblood

which one is your favorite and/or planning to pick up?


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20 Comments

  1. October 20, 2015 / 7:31 am

    I could stare at these all day! You are bad for my wallet. Givenchy Rose Plumetis has been on my wishlist for a while; it will be the next Le Rouge I buy!

  2. October 20, 2015 / 3:40 pm

    Great shades! Every one of them gorgeous on you.

  3. October 20, 2015 / 4:21 pm

    Loving the YSL and Tom Ford lipsticks. Two more to add to the wish list.

  4. October 20, 2015 / 5:39 pm

    Every single shade is outstanding, and they are gorgeous on you, twinsy!

  5. October 20, 2015 / 7:25 pm

    I love all of your lipsticks for any season. I'd be happy with any or all of them!

  6. October 20, 2015 / 11:07 pm

    Well you know the D&G Violet is gonna be my fave 🙂 I also love that Nars Audacious lipstick!

  7. October 20, 2015 / 11:14 pm

    I love your taste in lipsticks!!

  8. October 21, 2015 / 12:14 am

    NARS is definitely worthy of your list! Love your picks.

  9. October 21, 2015 / 12:38 am

    If anyone can get me to pay over $30 for a lipstick, it's you Kath! I think I've fallen for the Givenchy Rose Plumetis!

  10. October 21, 2015 / 12:50 am

    These are all gorgeous lipsticks and very fall/winter. I love a luxury lipstick so when Tom Ford comes out with the right shade I'll splurge on that.

  11. October 21, 2015 / 3:37 am

    I have TF Moroccan Rouge thanks to you! Love it. Definitely happy with that one. I'm loving the look of that YSL!

  12. October 21, 2015 / 4:52 am

    You pull off fall shades so beautifully! I love the dark colors against your skin tone!

  13. October 21, 2015 / 12:47 pm

    Fabulous Fall picks! I've been eyeing Rose Plumetis, and I really need to try those Guerlain Kiss Kiss lippies.

  14. October 21, 2015 / 1:37 pm

    These all look gorgeous on you!! I've been lusting after Dominique for ages…but I love the Violet too! <3

  15. October 21, 2015 / 5:51 pm

    Yes girl… to all! Forbidden Burgundy is one of my absolute favorite lippies especially for this time of year. These all look fabulous on you and I need to try me some CT

  16. October 21, 2015 / 7:04 pm

    I've already purchased Black Dahlia because of you! Now I need more! Evil woman! 😉

  17. October 21, 2015 / 7:04 pm

    Gorgeous shades (as always!) I definitely need Nars Dominique in my stash.

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