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July 10, 2008

Chanel Robertson Nail Polish Available Online!

chanel roberston nail polish

The four colors that have spun off many imitators is finally available online!  You better act quickly because this limited edition set is sure to go fast.  Each bottle is $25 and can be purchased here.  You should also check out the Chanel Robertson Nails interactive site – you can customize your own wallpaper for your desktop or mobile phone!

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July 2, 2008

Chanel Haute Couture Autumn/Winter ‘08-’09

chanel couture fall 08

Yesterday Chanel unveiled it’s Autumn/Winter couture collection at the Grand Palais in Paris. The collection had a strong militaristic undercurrent that was at one medieval and futuristic. As I was watching the collection, Joan of Arc definitely was running through my mind. The severely bobbed hair of the models was reminiscent of the flappers that Coco Chanel epitomized, as well as, Joan of Arc, the teenage warrior and martyr. If that wasn’t enough of a reference, some of the models had “halos” framing their faces – very saintly indeed. The color palette of white, grey, steel and black gave the collection a serious and sombre feel, while pin tucks and pleating gave the appearance of armor. Strong shoulders, nipped waists and interesting volume, and distinct shapes are all big themes for the collection. Check for more pics and a video after the jump!

chanel couture fall 08

chanel couture fall 08

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