Dior Beauty's creative director looked to L.A. to inspire the brand's new, bold lip colors

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As creative and image director for Dior Beauty, Peter Philips has a long list of duties:  He creates the looks for the historic Parisian house’s runway, works on countless editorials and, of course, is responsible for creating new products for the French luxury brand.

However, in all these pursuits,...

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