Nars Orgasm gets supersized, Robert Verdi tote, Lipstick Queen matte lips


Francois Nars launched his bestselling cheek color in 1999. Since then, the universally flattering peachy-pink shade known as Orgasm has been making American women blush. Now the company is offering the original blush in a limited-edition oversized custom compact. The Special Edition Orgasm Blush costs $39. The packaging features a special Nars logo, a model visual and the hashtag, #whatmakesyoublush etched on the mirror. It is available now at Nars boutique in the Shops Buckhead Atlanta, 3035 Peachtree Road NE., Atlanta.


From Great Bag Co., a Robert Verdi Project, comes "Model M" — a patented tote bag now available at local Macy's stores. The bag features easy-to-wear signature construction with a non-slouch silhouette. Made of Fashion-Flex, a proprietary polymer — Model M is waterproof, lightweight, crack-resistant and comes in a range fashion colors. The $120 bag is available nationwide at Macy's and online at


Matte lips have fast become an enduring trend through spring, and no one offers a better matte lip than Lipstick Queen. The Cupid's Bow collection was inspired by the precision of a perfectly outlined cupid's bow, offers a range of long-lasting pigments featuring tourmaline. The pencils give lips a matte, satin finish. They cost $22 at

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