Whenever I need to feel like a luxurious lady, I take a stroll through Neiman Marcus. Joke all you like about the stratospheric prices at "Needless Markup," but you've got to admit, it's a great place to window-shop. (It also helps that the store doesn't take most credit cards, so I'm safely out of temptation's reach!)
The Dallas-based retailer is celebrating its centennial this year, and it's whipped up plenty of beauty exclusives for the occasion. And guess what, they're all being sold at 1907 prices! Just kidding. The most affordable item is this $36 Nars highlighting duo, which packages Albatross highlighter with Torrid blush. It's a pretty duo, but I had more fun browsing the over-the-top luxury items—all $5,449 worth!
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My dream item is this Bobbi Brown brush kit ($650). It features 10 handcrafted brushes with 24k gold accents, tucked in a sumptuous leather box. There's also a travel pouch, but honestly, these brushes are so pretty that I'd just want to admire them in the privacy of my home.
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