Coming up the week of November 30 and the following weeks: holiday perfume releases, the Miss World and Miss Earth beauty pageants, and free makeovers at Estée Lauder.

Fragrance launches



Perfume releases for the final spurt of the holiday season include Miyabi Woman and Miyabi Man by Annayake, Comme des Garcons Monocle and Comme des Garcons Scent Two: Laurel, Jill Stuart Night Jewel, and Vera Wang Glam Princess.

Estée Lauder social media event

December 3

Chicago, USA

The beauty brand is hosting an event series focusing on social media, telling US customers to get a free beauty makeover in order to look perfect for their profile pages. Make-up artist Rick DiCecca will style beauty fans at Chicago's Saks Fifth Avenue before a professional picture is taken. Call +1 312-944-6500 for more info.

Miss World

December 12

Johannesburg/South Africa

Contestants will gather from all around the world to snatch current Miss World, Russian Ksenia Sukhinova's crown. This longest-running beauty pageant (created in 1951) is only rivalled by the Miss Universe and Miss Earth contests.

Autumn Perfume Exhibition

December 22


The international perfumes and cosmetics exhibition "merges ancient, oiled scents from the Arabian Gulf, modern cosmetic brands and everything else in-between."

Miss Earth

December 22

Boracay Island, Philippines

This beauty pageant puts a strong emphasis on environmental protection programs while aiming to promote various tourist destinations.