London’s best beauty haven: the Dior boutique
We were in need of a little indulgence this morning at the Your Coffee Break offices so there was just one thing for it; we sneaked across the cobbles of Covent Garden to our new favourite shopping haven – the Dior Beauty boutique. The first of its kind in the UK, the store opened only a few weeks ago and has comfortably settled itself into the Piazza amongst the throngs of tourists, ardent Christmas shoppers and the entire YCB beauty team.
Every inch as luxurious as one would expect, the interiors are all glossy black lacquer with pops of fluorescent neon. The store houses the complete selection of Dior perfumes and cosmetics, some of which are completely exclusive to the store; one of our favourite is a steely grey eye shadow palette, has been created especially for the London boutique. Perfect for updating our everyday makeup to something special for post work cocktails!
If that wasn’t enough, the boutique offers a wide range of services, from make up application to manicures. The make up bag master class is a real winner – simply turn up with your make up case, and a trained Dior beautician will take you through your products, teaching you how to use them to their full potential, whether they’re Dior or not.
Covent Garden is rapidly turning into the go-to hub for all things beauty – Dior’s next door neighbour is the newly-opened Chanel beauty store, while MAC’s three-floor make up mecca is just a stones throw away on Neal Street. We certainly can’t think of a better place to while away our lunch break, can you?