The Golden Beams Collection for Holiday 2009 captures the precious singularity
of golden tones with a rare depth and an unexpected eroticism, celebrating three
ultra femme variations on golden translucence, anchored by the drama and depth
of surreal fantasy. Dolce & Gabbana use captivating contrasts to take beauty
to a new level of decadence.
A trio of modern-minded golds - Yellow Gold, White Gold and Rose Gold - glaze, flicker
and interact to reveal one sublime look that is at once sexy and glamorous.
“Gold has always been a Dolce & Gabbana signature,” notes Stefano
Gabbana. “This collection, based on three shades of gold,” adds
Domenico Dolce, “encompasses the sensual, natural and romantic nuances of
The collection includes supple textures to
enchant and seduce with glints of gold from an exclusive palette of glistening
to pearly tones. A harmony of effortless precision results in a look that’s
irresistibly off balance - and daringly, distinctively Dolce & Gabbana.
Smooth Eye Colour Quad ($59.00)
Golds 125 (New)
Smooth Eye Colour Duo ($36.00)
Volumized Lashes Mascara ($28.00)
Crayon Intense ($29.00)
Fire 235 Classic Cream Lipstick (New) ($30.00)
Sparkling 65 Shine Lipstick (New) ($30.00)
Gold 70 Shine Lipstick ($30.00)
Precision Lipliner ($29.00)
Fire 5 (New)
Luminous Cheek Colour ($44.00)
Caramel 25 (New)
Glow Bronzing Powder ($47.00)
Intense Nail Lacquer ($20.00)
Fire 125 (New)
Royal 165 (New)
Availability: On-counter October 2009 at select Saks Fifth Avenue stores and saks.com.
A Key “Golden Beams” Look
A seductive shimmer informs a play of matte neutrals and golds to create a
complete face of beauty for the Holiday season that is polished and luxurious.
The look showcases precious yellow, white and rose gold shades to create
provocative, atonal precision.
The eyes are intense, illuminated with a
warmth that appears to glow from within. A play of fine metallics lends an
ephemeral shimmer and shine to a rich warm patina of matte brown with the new eyeshadow quad in Gold. Featuring the 3 golds gleam, the look
is underscored by the mascara in Black while the eyeliner in Gold adds depth and definition.
suffused with soft light with a new shade of the blush in
Caramel. Bold red lips in Sparkling, a new shade of
the shine lipstick, mirror the luminosity of the eyes with a
creamy intensity. The nail laquer in Royal add a subtle sexy
“Golden Beams is full of drama, but it’s a discreet
drama,” says Pat McGrath. “The play of opposites-the brown and golds,
the matte and shine - is so key; the look is quite daring and evocative-yet also
very ladylike, polished and elegant.”