Phyllicia Wang

One of the highlights of the festive season has to be the range of holiday beauty products in store. Besides being gorgeous and fun to use, they come in soiree-worthy cases that are perfect as party clutches or as purses for the upcoming Chinese New Year season!

Credit: Phyllicia Wang

M.A.C A Taste of Matte Lipsticks, Destined for Stardom, $99

M.A.C welcomes the festive season with brand-new sparkling shades and glitzy products. This holiday-exclusive lip kit contains full-sized Matte Lipstick and Retro Matte Lipstick in five limited edition shades and a best-selling shade “wave”. They come in a keepsake box that doubles as a party-ready clutch. Available at M.A.C stores, and online at Lazada, Sephora, Tangs and Metro.

Dior Rouge Dior Minaudiere, $350

Dior’s holiday collection transports us to the Chateau de la Colle Noire, Christian Dior’s home away from Paris. Imagine being there on a starlit winter night – you’ll need glimmering products to match. The limited edition Rouge Dior comes in four shades and is infused with floral lip care – as if having a long-wear formula isn’t enticing enough. Enchanted Pink is a satiny coral, Midnight Rose is a spellbinding rosewood, Mystic Plum is a mysterious matte plum, and Rouge 999 has a velvet finish. The icing on this festive cake is the Rouge Dior Minaudiere that pays tribute to one of the House’s iconic colours. Take out the removable lipstick holder – which has three refills – and use it as a clutch. Available at Dior Beauty Boutiques and Counters, Dior Beauty Online Boutique, Sephora Ion Orchard, and

Christian Louboutin Teint Fetiche le Cushion Foundation and Case, $92 for refill, $108 for case (charms sold separately)

This refillable, Teint Fetiche Le Cushion case is in a luxurious colour inspired by Christian Louboutin’s iconic shade of red. It’s not just the striking colour that’s beautiful, a hand-embroidered patch gives it a regal look. Choose from a range of five shades to insert into this empty case, or you could just use this as a coin pouch or party bag. Available at Tangs.