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Inside Christian Dior's rose-filled garden party

28 OCTOBER 2011

Christian Dior’s garden in Graville, Normandy, stood on the edge of a cliff, buffeted by wind and surrounded by inhospitable terrain for any kind of vegetation.

But, with a great deal of determination and patience, Mr Dior managed to grow a lush flower garden which he adored, paying particular attention to his roses.

 

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Which is why the brand’s spring make-up collection is based on the theme of a garden party.

It is a beautifully presented array of colourful cosmetics which is reigned by roses. 

Sure to be a favourite with make-up fans is the Garden palette that comes in the form of the wonderful flowers in intense spring shades of pink. 

 

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Also noteworthy is the silver Dior clutch that doubles as an eyeshadow palette and features a lovely rose-shaped clasp. 

And there's something for scent fans too - nail varnish in mauve purple and pale green, fragranced with roses.

The collection launches on January 2 and will be sold in Selfridges.

 

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