Marchesa Designs Red Carpet Ready Kit for Beauty.com(TM) Customers

Over a $200 value, the sample-filled designer gift is available with any $150 Beauty.com purchase

Jan 13, 2010, 17:00 ET from Beauty.com, Inc.

BELLEVUE, Wash. and NEW YORK, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Beauty.com, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of drugstore.com, inc. (Nasdaq: DSCM) presents the Red Carpet Ready Kit designed by Marchesa.  Starting January 14th, customers who visit www.beauty.com/marchesa will receive this limited edition kit with any $150 Beauty.com purchase.  Marchesa co-founders Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig are renowned for their elegant fashion collection often worn by top-tier celebrities for premieres, galas, and award ceremonies.  The fully-lined fuchsia case designed exclusively for Beauty.com is a gorgeous hold all for cosmetics and keepsakes, features a mirror for quick touch-ups, and comes with SIXTEEN samples for the ultimate in head-to-toe beauty prep.  

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"We wanted to create a vanity box that was both modern and elegant. The vibrant fuchsia color and flower add a touch of romance and are both quintessentially Marchesa. We also made the vanity box and the compartments slightly oversized to ensure room for all those red carpet essentials. This vanity box is a little touch of Hollywood glamour and a fabulous addition to any woman's boudoir."

-- Marchesa co-founders Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig

Valued at more than $200, the Red Carpet Ready Kit features offerings from some of the top prestige beauty brands:

1. Perricone MD No Foundation Foundation SPF 30

2. Origins Ginger Souffle™ Whipped Body Cream

3. Laura Geller Eye Rimz Baked Wet/Dry Eye Accents in Hocus Pocus with Brush

4. Fekkai Sheer Hold Hairspray

5. Foot Petals® Strappy Strips®

6. bareMinerals® by Bare Escentuals Mineral Veil, Feather Light

7. GO SMILE am whitening protection fluoride toothpaste

8. KINERASE® Core Collection Extreme Lift Face

9. Shadow Shields™ 1 pair Shadow Shields

10. tarte 4 Day Stay Lash Stain, Black 

11. MD Skincare® Botanical Bar with Tea Tree and Aloe

12. Urban Decay Lipstick in Gash

13. StriVectin-SD® Wrinkle and Stretch Mark Cream

14. L'OCCITANE Shea Butter Body Moisturizer, 100% Pure Organic Shea Butter

15. ARCONA Wine Hydrating Mask, Replenish AM/PM

16. Jurlique Rosewater Balancing Mist

"This kit really has the key items for any camera-ready beauty," says Kathleen McNeill, president of Beauty.com. "And by partnering with Marchesa, who are so well-known for their beautiful gowns, we were able to make something very special that allows our customers to experience a bit of that award season excitement from home."

Site-wide gifts with purchase are just one of the perks available to Beauty.com customers. Other benefits include "Everyday Free Shipping," 5% back on every purchase, the free sampling center, 100% color match guarantee, and a shared online shopping cart with Beauty.com's partner site, drugstore.com. Beauty.com personalizes beauty shopping online with the Skin Care and Hair Care diagnostic tools, which provide product regimens tailored to the customer based on interactive surveys.  A new site feature also invites customers to shop the best beauty buys and value sets in addition to the brand-specific gifts with purchase available. Beauty fans can also get the latest tips, trends, and promotions sent directly to their email by signing up for the free weekly Beauty Bulletin on Beauty.com.

About Beauty.com – The World of Beauty Online™

Beauty.com, Inc. is a leading online destination for prestige beauty products. The web store provides a highly personalized shopping experience and offers more than 200 brands from widely recognized to niche, hard-to-find products. Beauty.com is wholly owned by drugstore.com, inc.

About drugstore.com, inc.

drugstore.com, inc. (NASDAQ: DSCM) is a leading online retailer of health, beauty, vision and pharmacy products. Our portfolio of brands include: drugstore.com™, Beauty.com™ and VisionDirect.com™.  All are accessible from http://www.drugstore.com and provide a convenient, private, and informative shopping experience while offering a wide assortment of more than 45,000 products at competitive prices.

The drugstore.com pharmacy is certified by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) as a Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Site (VIPPS) and operates in compliance with federal and state laws and regulations in the United States.  

About Marchesa

British born Georgina and Keren met at Chelsea College of Art and Design in London. Georgina,

a 2001 graduate of the Wimbledon School of Art, began her career as a costume designer. Keren graduated from Brighton Art College in 2000 and subsequently focused on print and embroidery design. Georgina's draping and design expertise paired with Keren's textile creations resulted in a business partnership and the establishment of Marchesa in 2004.

Elegant eveningwear, inspired by vintage and Asian influences, defines the Marchesa Collection. The beautifully crafted designs fuse high fashion with an eclectic aesthetic. Co-founded by Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig, the company's namesake and muse, Marchesa Luisa Casati, is the noted eccentric European style icon.

Based in New York, the Marchesa collection is presently available in Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman in the United States, Harrods in London, and specialty boutiques such as Holt Renfrew in Canada, Podium in Russia, Alothman in Kuwait, Boutique1 in Dubai, and Joyce and Lane Crawford in Hong Kong.

Media Contacts:

Beauty.com

Marchesa

Noreen Moriarty

Karla Barbosa

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SOURCE Beauty.com, Inc.



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