Clinique Holiday Collection: Black Tie Violets.

From violet berries to rich plums, purple is the season’s new red. To celebrate this purple reign of colour, Clinique introduces Black Tie Violets Holiday 2009 colour collection. This sweetly feminine, yet bold line features a range of girly violet tones that mirror the festivity and allure of the season. A full-face holiday look draws inspiration from Clinique’s best-selling Different Lipstick in A Different Grape. Eyes and cheeks in hues of luxurious plums and vibrant violets complement a glossy lip. For an extra touch of glamour, key items are elegantly housed in luxurious, metalized packaging.

Shimmering Stripes Powder Blusher - $29.50

This limited edition compact features four complementary shades of pearly, luminous blush in rich, plum shades. Pressed together in a beautiful striped pattern, these sheer powders deliver a soft, radiant
allover glow. The silvery jewel-like packaging makes this the perfect holiday accessory. In Tuxedo Plums.

Colour Surge Eye Shadow Quad - $25.00

A gorgeous grouping of four coordinating shimmery eye shadows creates looks ranging from subtle and soft to sexy and sophisticated. These intense shades build quickly and blend easily offering effortless sheen and luminosity. Perfect for holiday glamour. The sleek, modern mirrored silvery compact adds glimmer to any party. In Black Tie Violets.

Brush-On Cream Liner - $14.50

An ultra smooth, creamy gel liner that provides the precision of a liquid liner…so lay it on thick or thin, subtle or dramatic. Either way, this fast-drying, non-smudging, waterproof eye liner delivers a precise line every time. Limited Edition Violet Luxe creates an eye-popping holiday look.

Different Lipstick - $14.00

The creamy, lightweight formula of Clinique’s beloved Different Lipstick in A Different Grape is the inspiration behind this collection’s colour story. It provides a smooth comfortable feel and is great alone or paired with a liner for an even deeper look.

Full Potential Lips Plump and Shine - $17.50

A multi-purpose, high-shine gloss that instantly and over time makes even the most modest lips appear fuller, softer and more contoured. The feel is cushiony soft, the finish ultra shiny and the sheer holiday shades are lusciously delectable.

  • Bloomberry
  • Double Plum
  • Luscious Lilac

High Impact Lip Colour - $14.00

A sophisticated lipstick that delivers superior colour and moisturization benefits from the moment it’s applied. The multi-tasking formula is moisturizing, long-wearing, feather-resistant and colour-true. As an added benefit, lips are shielded from UVA and UVB rays. Extreme Pink is the perfect shade to dress-up any holiday look.

Defining Liner for Lips - $15.50

This long-wearing formula goes on smooth, stays put and is a great complement to your favourite lipstick. It’s perfect for women who desire a defined, chic looking lip that feels divine. The built-in sharpener provides on-the go ease and convenience. In Pomegranate.

High Impact Mascara - $14.00

An instant gratification mascara that delivers intense, glamorous, dressed-up lashes in a flash. Volumizes and lengthens lashes for a more lush, more plush, bolder look. In Black.

Limited Edition Powder Brush - $30.00

This luxurious brush, made of natural hair, is available with a festive, shimmery, metalized handle especially for the holidays. The large dome allows for easy application of powder for smooth, even delivery. Load brush with powder then gently tap palm of hand to shake off excess before sweeping over cheeks. As with all Clinique brushes, it utilizes a unique anti-bacterial technology that protects the brush to ensure a high level of hygiene. It’s the perfect beauty tool to help make the season glow.

The Clinique Black Tie Violets Collection is available now at Clinique counters and online at