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August 30, 2012

Les Twin-Sets de Chanel Collection for Fashion’s Night Out

Les Twin Sets de Chanel Fashion's Night Out 2012
Each year, Chanel releases special limited-edition colors of Le Vernis to celebrate Fashion’s Night Out. For FNO 2012, Peter Philips has upped the ante and is releasing Les Twin-Sets de Chanel – a duo of matching Le Vernis nail and Rouge Allure Velvet lip colors.

Les Twin Sets de Chanel Fashion's Night Out 2012

There are three duos: La Provocante & Provocation, a unique autumn plum harmony; L’Infidéle & Infidéle, an intense pink with a burst of energy; and La Délicate & Délicatesse, a refined expression of beige to play on the natural side of sophistication.

Les Twin Sets de Chanel Fashion's Night Out 2012

Les Twin-Sets de Chanel are sold separately with Le Vernis Nail Colours retailing for $26.00 each and the Rouge Allure Velvet Lip Colours retailing for $32.50 each. The collection will debut on September 6, 2012, on Fashion’s Night Out, at Chanel boutiques. You can pre-order online at Chanel.com.

Les Twin Sets de Chanel Fashion's Night Out 2012

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Filed under: Chanel,Chanel Boutiques,Chanel Cosmetics — Tags: , — La Chanelphile @ 8:34 pm

Choupette Lagerfeld’s Film Debut

It was only a matter of time before Karl Lagerfeld’s kitty Choupette would be in films. Here’s a sneak peek of what’s to come from Net-A-Porter…

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August 29, 2012

Chanel Introduces Les Exclusifs Fresh Body Cream

les exclusifs body cream
The thirteen exquisite fragrances of the Les Exclusifs de Chanel Collection — each the ultimate olfactive interpretation of the life and loves of Coco Chanel — now have the ideal complement. Subtly scented to flatter any fragrance in the collection, new Les Exclusifs Fresh Body Cream envelops the skin with pure luxury.
This sumptuous cream is perfect for layering, for the ultimate Les Exclusifs experience. Each one is presented in a beautiful coffret. I can’t wait to try this!

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Filed under: Chanel,Chanel Fragrance — Tags: — La Chanelphile @ 12:56 pm

August 24, 2012

New to My Library – Paper Passion Review

paper passion perfume

Back in June I posted about Paper Passion, the fragrance by Geza Schoen, Gerhard Steidl, and Wallpaper* magazine, with packaging by Karl Lagerfeld and Steidl. I received my book/bottle a few weeks ago and have been meaning to post photos but am just now getting around to it.

The packaging is very impressive and a true collector’s piece. I can’t say that I love the fragrance or that it smells like paper, but I still love this fragrance because the packaging and idea behind it are so clever. For those of you wondering what it smells like, it has a very strong alcohol smell to it and reminds me of rubbing alcohol. I know, not very pleasant at first, but the strong alcohol scent fades quickly and you’re left with a very clean, simple scent.

You can order Paper Passion on Amazon.com.

paper passion perfume

paper passion perfume

paper passion perfume

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August 23, 2012

CHANEL Haute Couture Film by Trevor Undi

chanel haute couture fall winter 2012 2012 trevor undi
Trevor Undi has made a film of the Chanel Haute Couture Autumn-Winter 2012/13 collection set to the tune of Garment (For a Garment) by Alva Noto. I love the lighting and how the models have a halo of light around them. The varying speeds from slow motion to fast give us a a sense of movement and by seeing the models walk in slow motion you really get to see the details of the garments and how they move with the body. I really enjoyed this video and I hope you do too…

CHANEL Haute Couture Film – Automne / Hiver 2012/13 from Trevor Undi on Vimeo.

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Filed under: Chanel,Chanel Haute Couture,Chanel Media — La Chanelphile @ 5:25 pm

August 22, 2012

Chanel Presents “I Love Chanel”

i love chanel

Chanel presents “I Love CHANEL,” a video tribute to Erwin Blumenfeld by Solve Sundsbo, starring the new CHANEL Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour collection. View the video below – it’s lovely!

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Filed under: Chanel,Chanel Cosmetics,Chanel Media — Tags: , — La Chanelphile @ 4:37 pm

August 19, 2012

Happy Birthday Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel!

chanel cake

All true Chanelphiles today wish Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel a happy birthday on what would have been her 129th birthday! Thank you Mademoiselle for making this world a more beautiful place and showing us how to live elegantly.

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August 17, 2012

Chanel Coco Noir Out Now

chanel coco noir
I was at Macy’s in Union Square, San Francisco yesterday and was happy to see that they were one of the forty doors chosen to launch Chanel Coco Noir. There was a really cool black display that explained the scent and displayed the bottles. I couldn’t get a really good picture because the lights were reflecting off the box but take my word for it, it was lovely. I also got to sample the scent before the launch – yay! I tried it on and it was pretty and definitely reminiscent of Coco – it seemed like a good mix of Coco and Coco Mademoiselle. I think I was hoping for something more Oriental. I was lucky enough to score a sample vial so I’ll be wearing Chanel Coco Noir for the next few days and I’ll decide whether to get a bottle based on how it wears. I have to say that I’m tempted to get it just for the bottle though – the black bottle is beautiful in person!

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Filed under: Chanel Fragrance — Tags: — La Chanelphile @ 11:15 am

Flash Back Friday: More Vintage Chanel on Sale at Decades

decades chanel sale
Decades is having a special Chanel sale going on now on vintage Chanel jewelry, clothing and accessories. Some lower priced items are sold but there is still a great selection of items still for sale. Use COCO10 to get 10% off any Chanel piece on the site! Happy shopping!

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August 15, 2012

Coco Chanel Capsule Collection – Vintage Jewelry Sale on 1st Dibs

1st Dibs Chanel Vintage Coco Chanel Birthday Sale
Douglas Rosin presents a Coco Chanel capsule collection of vintage jewelry for sale on 1stDibs to commemorate the eve of Coco Chanel’s 129th birthday on Sunday. I gave you a preview of the 1stDibs Chanel birthday sale yesterday but I’ve taken screenshots of the entire sale and editorial they put together. It’s informative, gorgeous and so inspiring. I love seeing earlier creations because I feel like they give us a glimpse into who Coco Chanel was. One piece is more gorgeous than the next – I love the excess of it all. It’s obvious why Coco Chanel is responsible for making costume jewelry popular. Enjoy, and hopefully you might even be able to buy something!

Visit and shop the Douglas Rosin Vintage Chanel sale on 1st Dibs.

Click on the first image below to see the images larger and in a slideshow…

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Filed under: Chanel Jewelry,Vintage Chanel — Tags: , — La Chanelphile @ 12:25 pm
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