Based on a sheer neutral colour palette, Chanel’s new make up collection for Spring – Summer 2013 is just like a fairytale!
Chanel’s artistic director Karl Lagerfeld gets inspired by the ripping tea ceremony in Japan and gives us a btand new girly spring/summer collection.
he cavernous chamber of the Galerie Courbe in the Grand Palais was temporarily transformed into a magical backdrop for Chanel‘s new Metiers d’art collection, inspired by India’s Maharajas and lavish palaces. Tables were set with tiers of fruits, sweets, and flowers. Models, with khol-rimmed eyes, donned jeweled tikkas down the middle of dreadlocked hair. And this is just a sliver of the many extravagant details. Check out the beautiful footage below and see how pieces from the collection came together at embroidery house Lesage and button and jewelry atelier Desrues.
Chanel Pre-Fall 12/13
The guests at the Chanel show were treated with a banquet while they enjoyed a show inspired by jewels, colours and fabrics of India. The dreadlock updos and nose rings added a nice touch too. Just all round amazingness.
Check out these designer-branded nails. On the top, they’ve literally nailed the Louis Vuitton logo, with golden LV’s on a brown background. On the bottom, they’ve transformed Chanel’s classic double C’s into cool half moons. While they’re totally awesome to look at, they also tread the line of major logo overload. Would you wear them, or would you rather keep your designer labels on your clothes?
1. Elie Saab
4. Giambattista Valli
6. Jean Paul Gaultier
8. Christian Dior
9. Armani Prive
10. Zuhair Murad
11. Alexis Mabille
12. Giambattista Valli
13. Elie Saab
14. Yulia Yanina
16. Elie Saab
17. Stephane Rolland
19. Giambattista Valli
According to telegraph.co.uk, Paris Haute Couture Autumn/Winter 2011
Well, if I could choose my top 5 out of the 20 dresses, I would die for 1. Elie Saab, 3. Givenchy, 10. Zuhair Murad, 13. Elie Saab and last but not least 20. Valentino! What dress would you die for…?
~ Life Aquatic ~
Beneath the soaring glass domes of the Grand Palais, the Chanel set transported us to the undersea world of Karl Lagerfeld; an aquatic wonderland of gleaming white stingrays and sea horses adrift amongst coral branches and shells on a sandy sea bed. Lagerfeld had promised “the ground of the sea, but in a very poetic way,” and his models, meandering through this dramatic set to a techno soundtrack abstracted from Wagner’s “Ride of the Valkyries,” looked like magical deep-sea sirens, from the pearls scattered in their hair to the sea- urchin shells that propped up the heels of their sandals.
(Photos via vogue.com)
Mulberry "Carter", Tod's "Signature", Chanel "Boy"
Dian Von Furstenberg "Harper Connect", 3.1 Phillip Lim "Pashli", Tory Burch "797", Isabel Marant "Melly" Chloe "Gabby", Longchamp "Balzane", Marc by Marc Jacobs "Helmut" shopper
CHANEL lets the fingers do the catwalking in its latest Shade Parade video for their new Nail Polish Campaign. Through some dextrous, well-manicured hands with on-point choreography, we see the brand’s entire luxe nail line swing, skip, and strut its stuff to the tune of “Little Bitty Pretty One” by Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers. And just like all good shows, wait for the end credits to find out the name of each shade—namely, Dragon, Black Pearl, Inattendu, Particulière, and Orange Fizz.