Today, it feels tacky to walk around covered in logos. But luxury brands are still keeping this concept alive and well, albeit on a smaller scale, in the beauty department. It’s still OK to whip out a mascara wand branded to within an inch of its life with designer logos.
Designer beauty is having a bit of a moment. This year alone, Burberry has revitalized its beauty line, Dolce & Gabbana debuted a seriously good skincare range, Gucci launched a massive color cosmetics range, Christian Louboutin made $50 nail polish and Tom Ford can’t stop producing amazing lipstick. There are plenty of interlocking letters to get your hands on, and it's a good way to own a piece of a brand you may admire when you can't afford to buy, say, a pasties dress.
Here are the best designer beauty gifts -- and some makeup bags to put them in -- for everyone on your list: