Forget chocolate – this year brands including Nars, Glossybox and Mac are counting down to Christmas with cosmetics. But are they really worth the (often hefty) pricetag?
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In the countdown to Christmas, chocolates don’t cut it any more. This year has brought an avalanche of offerings – with cosmetics and drinks brands and shops such as Selfridges and Liberty pitching extravagant surprises at adult buyers
From setting off confetti cannons to unveiling more than a dozen festive windows, Oxford Street’s top draw launches its Christmas campaign
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Dean Kissick loves clothes but is less keen on the actual shopping. Could a new interactive personal shopping experience from Topman be the answer, or would Mr Porter’s high-end offering be more up his street?