Benefit Cosmetics to open first NZ boutique

Beauty buffs rejoice – covetable San Francisco-born beauty house, Benefit Cosmetics is set to open its very first New Zealand boutique this March. The playful brand’s boutique will open the doors in Auckland’s hip suburb of Ponsonby. As well as being able to shop the range of Benefit’s iconic products, the boutique will offer on-the-spot “make-uppers”, brow shaping, lash and brow tinting, waxing and airbrush spray tanning. In other words, it’s bound to become your one-stop-shop for all your beauty needs.



All you need to know about Dior’s fairytale Haute Couture show

If your invite to Dior’s spring/summer 2017 show got lost in the mail, fret not, we’ve rounded up everything you need to know about the show. The show is the first Dior Couture show under the direction of newcomer Maria Grazia Chiuri, the former co-Creative Director of Valentino – and she didn’t disappoint.

The set was a magical wonderland 

When it comes to elaborate, other-worldly set design Dior has never disappointed us in the past but this year’s backdrop for the haute couture collection was unlike anything we’ve ever seen before. Paris’ Musee Rodin was transformed into an enchanting forest complete with a mirrored sky, front row seating disguised as verdant greenery and

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Uber-feminine fashion is back, hurrah!

A solitary pair of pants were paraded down the Dior haute couture runway, making Chiuri’s message clear: not only should we all be feminists – the emotive words emblazoned on one of Chiuri’s tees on the spring/summer 2017 runway – we should all be embracing uber-feminine fashion too. Models looked like they’d just stepped out of a fairytale in diaphanous gowns with embroiled celestial detailing. Take a look at our favourite looks from the runway here.


The front row was pretty dreamy too 

When we’d finished evaluating every single look we’d love in our dream wardrobes, we were busy admiring all the front row action. The always beautiful Kirsten Dunst and Diane Kruger were just a couple of the famous faces at the show; and the faces of Dior Homme’s new campaign – A$AP Rocky and Rami Malek – were also in attendance.

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Dreams come true

  1. A solitary pair of pants