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Yeah, we're just as shocked as you to see in-store Santa displays and gift guides going out in droves. Where did the year go? November's going to whiz by in a blur just like the rest of those months, so, we're getting ahead of our style game — especially since the holidays are the time to impress all of those people you may only see annually.
With that in mind, we've enlisted the crazy-talented (and fun!) M.A.C senior makeup artist, John Stapleton, to show us how to shine like a red-carpet star with three dazzling and distinctive looks. Whether you want to sip vino rocking a killer Cabernet lip like Dita (watch the teeth!), unwrap the secrets to that gilt glow you see in the klieg lights, or just surprise 'em in a retro cat-eye and poppy lip, you'll blow your fellow partygoers away with your mad makeup skills!
Photographed by Molly Cranna
Creative agency Joint London thinks it's high time that Santa got a makeover. After all, the man hasn't had a style rethink in more than 80 years, when Coca-Cola first put his mug — and introduced that fur-trimmed red suit — in the company's holiday advertisements. And, what better way to get Father Christmas on trend read
Whenever we open our closet door or pass by our entryway mirror, there's a faint echo of some adage that won't let us get dressed in peace: "Take off one thing before you leave the house." "Black and blue never go together." "Remember when Becca wore white to Gordo's house and spilled down the front of her shirt and read