Louis Vuitton’s new fine jewellery collection.
Louis Vuitton’s new fine jewellery collection.
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DARLING BUDS

We’re delighted by Louis Vuitton’s new, playful fine jewellery collection. Synonymous with the brand’s monogram print, the iconic star-shaped flower takes the spotlight in this range of pink and yellow gold rings, bracelets, cuffs, earrings, and necklaces — all illuminated with diamonds. Louis Vuitton, 011-784-9854.

GUILTY PLEASURES

We suppose you probably shouldn’t imbibe fragrances, but this scent is so utterly delectable, we wouldn’t blame you if you did.

Armani Code Absolu is a new oriental fragrance addition to the house’s iconic pillar. It uses notes such as rum, vanilla, nutmeg, tonka bean, and green mandarin to cook up a perfectly balanced olfactory juice. 

Giorgio Armani Armani Code Absolu for men EDP, 200ml, R2 800.
Giorgio Armani Armani Code Absolu for men EDP, 200ml, R2 800.
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THE ESSENCE OF WETNESS

A cold, dry season calls for the always trusty, skin-quenching Chanel Hydra Beauty range. This instantly hydrating family’s new member is the Hydra Beauty Camellia Water Cream. It ensures you have all the moisture-magnet properties of Coco Chanel’s favourite white flower, combined with blue-ginger extract and a hyaluronic-acid derivative — all in a silky, illuminating cream texture. 

Chanel Hydra Beauty Camellia Water Cream, 30ml, R1 000.
Chanel Hydra Beauty Camellia Water Cream, 30ml, R1 000.
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PRACTICAL MAGIC

Prada’s new Panier handbag is utilitarian luxe at its best. With a structured shape, and combination of saffiano and soft calf leather, this minimalist design has a nappa leather lining, a clever central compartment, and hand-applied buttons. Take your pick from a range of colour combos including fiery red and black, canary and black, and classic black and white. Prada, 011-326-7517.

Prada Panier handbag.
Prada Panier handbag.
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WORTHY WINTER WEARS

If you only buy one thing this winter, let it be a long coat. Whether shin-length or floor sweeping, they make for a serious sartorial statement and can be thrown on top of anything. Look for a long-line coat in heavy wool or cashmere that is tailored, but still soft, and you’ll be warm and chic all season.

Long-line coats are a winter must-have. Pictured here: Max Mara.
Long-line coats are a winter must-have. Pictured here: Max Mara.
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Long-line coats are a winter must-have. Pictured here: Alberta Ferretti AW19.
Long-line coats are a winter must-have. Pictured here: Alberta Ferretti AW19.
Image: Getty Images / Daniele-Venturelli

PORE SNORE

Prepare to put post-selfie Photoshopping to bed and say goodbye to the sight of enlarged pores. Clarins is raging back against this gaping hole of a problem with a new blurring, mattifying primer, which includes organic strawberry-tree extract to absorb excess sebum. Use this product to create the perfect, smoothed-out base to doll up your face. 

Clarins Instant Poreless Pore-Blurring Mattifying Primer, 20ml, R485.
Clarins Instant Poreless Pore-Blurring Mattifying Primer, 20ml, R485.
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• From the June edition of Wanted 2019.

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