Les Merveilleuses de Ladurée…Macarons, Not Makeup!

by PJ on Sunday, March 31, 2013

in -Les Merveilleuses de Ladurée, 2013 Spring, 2013 Summer, all about Japanese cosmetics, makeup, stash focus

Les Merveilleuses de Laduree Macarons Spring Summer 2013 1


I was walking past the Ladurée store at Burlington Arcade in London and I saw this gift box in the window. For a second, I thought Ladurée’s makeup line was finally available in the UK!


Les Merveilleuses de Laduree Macarons Spring Summer 2013 2


Well…not really (at least not yet, I hope). The design of this limited-edition gift box is the same as that of the container of Les Merveilleuses de Ladurée’s limited-edition Mini Face Color Trio for spring 2013, which is why the box caught my eye.

A customer’s own selection of six macarons presented in this gift box retails for £12. I thought I had to get the box and I chose six different flavors (from left to right in the picture above): Orange Blossom, Hazelnut Marshmallow, Marie Antoinette (tea infused with rose, citrus fruit, and honey), Rose, Caramel with Salted Butter, and Pistachio. (Hazelnut Marshmallow and Marie Antoinette are seasonal flavors.)

I liked all of them, especially Orange Blossom (surprisingly lovely) and Caramel with Salted Butter. I was slightly disappointed with Pistachio because the flavor of the filling was way too subtle, but it was nice to taste the almond flavor in the shells.

The macarons are gone but I get to keep the lovely box!


Related posts:

Les Merveilleuses de Ladurée Summer 2013 Makeup Collection

Les Merveilleuses de Ladurée Holiday 2012 Makeup Collection

Les Merveilleuses de Ladurée Fall 2012 Makeup Collection

{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

MM Curator Monday, April 1, 2013

Oooh, those flavors sound so good! My absolute fave from Laduree is the rose, followed by orange blossom. I really want to try Marie Antoinette and Hazelnut Marshmallow now but they’re so hard to get in the States…there’s only one store and it’s in New York. I think they can be shipped though.
Anyway, the box is indeed gorgeous…it’s the reason I bought one of the spring 2013 trios!!


PJ Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Hi MM Curator,

I certainly recommend trying Marie Antoinette and Hazelnut Marshmallow. Marie Antoinette is pleasantly delicate and I like the color of the shells. Hazelnut Marshmallow is very lovely as well.

I was looking at your Sweet Tooth exhibition. It is amazing! I do like the look of the Mini Face Color Trio. Yours is the variation I would go for as well. The colors look very pretty.

(By the way, I love your Paul & Joe hummingbird fan!)

Thank you for posting your comment! :)


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