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#RougeDior Week Blog Giveaway (Chantal L told us her fave & won)

#RougeDior Week Blog Giveaway

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We’re celebrating Dior’s iconic RougeDior lipsticks this week across my social media platforms with tips, tricks and giveaways. Peter Philips, Creative Director of Dior Makeup, has reworked the formula and tweaked the colours to be more flattering, more true-to-colour and more comfortable. Last fall’s matte collection was a global smash with edgy shades like grey, inky blue and poison black.


French couturier Christian Dior revolutionized women’s wardrobes in 1947 with the New Look. But what few know is that he had another goal that year: to dress women’s smiles. In fact, he created a handful of lipsticks that he presented to his very best clients before he offered them to the public. Grace Kelly of Monaco wore his lipstick. So did Marlene Dietrich. She so loved his clothes that she had it written into her film contracts that Dior was to create her entire wardrobe. This is most evident in Hitchcock’s “Stage Fright” where Dietrich is wearing chic Dior while co-star Jane Wymans is wearing outdated and frumpy outfits.

earliest rouge dior lipstick from 1953

It wasn’t until 1953 when Dior created a red lipstick that would live up to the ‘Trafalgar Coups’ as he called the scarlet dresses designed to wow his clients among the 200 or more models displayed at his Haute Couture shows. Dresses with shock factor and evocative names such as ‘Scream’, ‘Zinnia’ or ‘Satan’. Rouge Dior, the limited edition lipstick with an obelisk-shaped cap, came in eight shades inspired by the Haute Couture fabrics. Imagine owning a lipstick that perfectly matched one of Dior’s famous Couture gowns. Clients went crazy for them.


“I created this Rouge Dior collection so women can choose and change shades to express themselves,” says Philips. But comfort and technology came first. He added naturally hydrating mango butter along with Aroleat Samphira for its revitalizing action in the formula. And hyaluronic acid spheres lock in moisture, particularly in the matte formulas.


The Giveaway: I gave away this special Rouge Dior set that includes a final touch: Miss Dior Absolutely Blooming. Christian believed that the finishing touch to every outfit and beauty look was a spritz of perfume. To enter, I asked readers to tell me in a blog post comment below what their favourite Dior product is. Chantal L told us and we drew her name from all entries. Congrats Chantal!


rouge dior contest prizeRouge Dior is available in Canada at select Hudson’s Bay stores and If you want to find your perfect Dior lipstick shade or get some tips and tricks for a Dior stylist, drop by the Dior counter at select Hudson’s Bay stores during the month of January. They’ll show you how to create the signature Dior Ombre lip look.

  • Gail Moody
    January 8, 2017 at 9:54 am

    What a beautiful selection of products, love the lipstick colours! Would be nice to win this – thanks Dave! @moodygkel

  • Luna
    January 8, 2017 at 9:54 am

    I never used a Dior lipstick before.


  • Laura Nye
    January 8, 2017 at 9:53 am

    The Dior products I won last year, divine!

  • Susan Olah
    January 8, 2017 at 9:53 am

    Hypnotic Poison is still one of my Fav’s. @Susan_Olah

  • arsenal
    January 8, 2017 at 9:53 am

    Hello to you Dave 😉
    well i’m a big fan of the fragrance Dior Homme Sport, it’s one of my favorite ones !! and concerning the lipstick shade i really like the shade called feel goooood ! 😉
    and thanks for this beautiful pic of Nathalie Portman, such a great actress !!!
    have a nice sunday !!

  • Vicky Heckendorn
    January 8, 2017 at 9:52 am

    Beautiful giveaway ~Thanks for the chance! Oh la la Miss Dior perfume of course!
    Bought my last bottle at a parfumerie in Disneyland,California ~such a treat!
    Any Dior is to be brought up one level💕

  • Gail Moody
    January 8, 2017 at 9:52 am

    The products are just beautiful – would be nice to win this selection!! @moodygkel

  • JC Rosen
    January 8, 2017 at 9:52 am

    I absolutely love the Dior Addict Tie Dye lipsticks I won from you last year, Dave! You made me a Dior Addict.

  • Pamela Cox
    January 8, 2017 at 9:52 am

    I loved your mascara so it’s so wonderful. New collection looks fabulous.

    January 8, 2017 at 9:51 am

    I have the fragrance Miss Dior… It smells very nice..!!I want to win very much!!@maria christou

  • Jennifer Westwood
    January 8, 2017 at 9:51 am

    I love Miss Dior perfume, so beautiful. @JennywestwoodJw

  • Lara Frigon
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  • Jen
    January 8, 2017 at 9:50 am

    I love Miss Dior.

  • Jayne K
    January 8, 2017 at 9:50 am

    I haven’t tried any Dior but love that red the model is wearing in the pic. @jaizduck

  • Hana
    January 8, 2017 at 9:50 am

    I’d love to try the Miss Dior perfume. I’ve heard great things about it 😊 Thank you.


  • Katy surrey
    January 8, 2017 at 9:50 am

    I love Dior Diorific Lipstick, Coral Hip Hop

  • joanne maas
    January 8, 2017 at 9:49 am

    I love the Dior foundation products. they are the best. @casamanana56

  • Dale Rodberg
    January 8, 2017 at 9:49 am

    I have never tried Dior, but would love to!


  • Mybookjacket
    January 8, 2017 at 9:49 am

    I’ve only tried their fragrances personally so I can’t really name a product that’s my favourite.

    Twitter : mybookjacket

  • Tracy Pullman
    January 8, 2017 at 9:48 am

    Dior is one of the best. My fave. Thxs for chance at your amazing giveaways. 😎

  • Elisha Stuttard
    January 8, 2017 at 9:48 am

    My favourite Dior product is the ‘Nude Air’ loose powder in the shade Pink! It balances out my skin tone perfectly and keeps my makeup in place all day!

  • Alexandra Petridou
    January 8, 2017 at 9:47 am

    I have recently tried the parfum “Miss Dior” and I absolutely loved it!!! @alex7915p

  • joy
    January 8, 2017 at 9:47 am

    I have a sample of Miss Dior lotion that smells really lovely !

  • Emizer Oka_Vin_k
    January 8, 2017 at 9:47 am

    Wow this would be an amazing giveaway. I love Dior so much and the red lipstick gives me life💜💜


  • Mariakentrota
    January 8, 2017 at 9:45 am

    I love dior @kentrotamaria

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