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February 14, 2012

Chanel Makeup Confidential Love Letters

chanel makeup confidential

It’s Valentine’s Day and that means it’s time to express your love!  Today Chanel unveiled the updated Chanel Makeup Confidential site along with the Love Letters application.  You can create a personalized note to send to a special someone using the Chanel alphabet with letters made up of cosmetics.

The new site will be updated regularly in the style and spirit of a blog – I’m very excited to see more of this!  I created my love letter – what’s yours?

chanel makeup confidential love letters

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February 6, 2012

Chanel Makeup Confidential Love Letters Coming Soon

Chanel Makeup Confidential Love Letters

Chanel has more surprises up its sleeve for Valentine’s Day including a redesign of its Makeup Confidential site and a new feature called “Love Letters.” Inspired by the Chanel film “Here Comes the Beauty Pack” – it appear we’ll be able to send love letters to our fellow Chanelphiles comprised of letters that are shaped by Chanel cosmetics. Word on the street is that it’s set to launch on February 9th. Can’t wait to see and maybe even send a love letter!

Watch the teaser below…
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Roses Ultimes de Chanel: Chanel Valentine’s Day 2012 Lip and Nail Colours

chanel valentines day lip gloss and nail polish
Get your puckers ready ladies, Chanel has just released new shades of its Lèvres Scintillantes Glossimers – Roses Ultimes de Chanel – a feminine take on the Valentine’s Day bouquet.  From playful to provocative, there area variety of pink shades to suit your mood and get you ready for romance.  In addition to lip shades, there are also four new Le Vernis shades of nail polish.  You can find all the shades on the Chanel website.

chanel valentines day lip gloss and nail polish

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January 30, 2012

Chanel Beaute at the 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards

Last night actors got together to celebrate their craft at the Screen Actors Guild Awards. Where there’s a red carpet, there is Chanel and three lovely leading ladies – Michelle Williams, Emma Stone and Tilda Swinton -wore Chanel Beaute. Here’s a break down of how to get their looks…

michelle williams chanel sag awards
michelle williams chanel sag awards

emma stone chanel sag awards
emma stone chanel sag awards

tilda swinton chanel sag awards

Celebrity Images: Just Jared

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January 26, 2012

BLEU ILLUSION: Chanel 2012 Spring-Summer Haute Couture Show Makeup

chanel 2012 Spring Summer Haute Couture Show Makeup by Peter Philips

Karl Lagerfeld and Peter Philips are a match made in heaven. Karl conjures up intoxicatingly beautiful themes and collections and Peter Philips is always able to translate Karl’s visions into an equally gorgeous beauty collection. For the Chanel spring-summer 2012 haute couture Peter Philips gives us BLEU ILLUSION.

Peter Philips, Creative Director of CHANEL Makeup used the following CHANEL products to create the runway beauty looks:

Skin prepared with HYDRA BEAUTY SERUM Hydration Protection Radiance (available April 2012)

The Complexion
PERFECTION LUMIERE Long Wear Flawless Fluid Makeup SPF 10
ECLAT LUMIERE Highlighting Face Pen
POUDRE UNIVERSELLE LIBRE Natural Finish Loose Powder

The Eyes
EXCLUSIVE CREATION ILLUSION D’OMBRE Long Wear Luminous Eyeshadow in Apparition and Destination (available July 2012)
EXCLUSIVE CREATION LE CRAYON YEUX Precision Eye Pencil in Bleu Aérien (available July 2012)
STYLO YEUX WATERPROOF Long Lasting Eyeliner in Marine
LE CRAYON KHOL Intense Eye Pencil in Marine
CRAYON SOURCILS Sculpting Eyebrow Pencil
RECOURBE CILS DE CHANEL Precision Eyelash Curler

The Cheeks
JOUES CONTRASTE Powder Blush in Rose Ecrin

The Lips
ROUGE COCO BAUME Hydrating Conditioning Lip Balm
LE CRAYON LEVRES Precision Lip Pencil in Natural
ROUGE COCO Hydrating Crème Lip Colour in Superstition

The Nails
EXCLUSIVE CREATION LE VERNIS Nail Colour in Sky Line (available July 2012)

* The Exclusive Collection BLEU ILLUSION will be available at specific points of sales in July 2012

chanel le vernis sky line spring summer 2012 haute couture

chanel 2012 Spring Summer Haute Couture Show Makeup by Peter Philips

Photos by Vincent Lappartient

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January 16, 2012

Luck Be A Lady: Chanel Introduces Las Vegas de Chanel

Las Vegas de ChanelAnyone who has been to Las Vegas will tell you that town is not low on glitz or luxury. Between the neon lights and desert sand, the town is always painted in gold. The Bellagio Hotel is renovating the Chanel boutique in its Galleria and to commemorate this event, Peter Philips has created “gold-plated collection and strews stardust over polyester dreams.”

Las Vegas de Chanel includes four items: Lucky Stripes, a compact with four shades of sand and bronze to be worn on eyes, face or cheekbones; Rouge Coco Shine in Brilliant, a sheer golden lip shade; Le Crayon Lèvres Vegas Gold, a gold lip pencil; and it wouldn’t be a collection without a covetable Le Vernis in Gold Fingers.

The remodel should be completed by the end of this month.  I’ll actually be staying at The Bellagio mid-February when I go to some trades hows in Las Vegas and I will definitely check out the new space. And I hope to get my fingers on Gold Fingers!

Las Vegas de Chanel Lucky Stripes

Las Vegas de Chanel Le Vernis Gold Fingers

Las Vegas de Chanel Rouge Coco Shine Brilliant

Las Vegas de Chanel Le Crayon Levres Vegas Gold

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January 2, 2012

Link List: The Best Chanel News of December 2011

December was a whirlwind and I took a much-needed break to spend time with my family and re-charge my batteries.  While I was relaxing and filling my belly with holiday treats Chanel news had the interweb astir.  Though some of it is a bit old news, I still found it worthy to include – so here goes – my massive Chanel link list for December 2011…

I love Chanel – but I wouldn’t go this far…would you?

will fuck for chanelLeft: Maude & Tilda; Right: Married to the Mob

Candice Swanepoel by Karl Lagerfeld for Harper’s Bazaar Korea December 2011 – TouchPuppet

Candice Swanepoel by Karl Lagerfeld for Harper’s Bazaar Korea December 2011

Chanel meets Star Wars figures – introducing Coco Vader…GoMoneyWays

chanel star wars coco vader

Chanails! Pretty Chanel Spring 2012-inspired manicure – moveSlightly

chanel inspired manicure

What’s your Chanel beauty horoscope for 2012? Chanel Makeup Confidential

chanel beauty horoscope

First look at Chanel’s spring makeup ad campaign – chicology

chanel spring 2012 beauty ad


Best dressed kid of the year is Hudson Kroenig – The Covetuer

hudson kreonig chanel the coveteur

Ashley Benson of Pretty Little Liars celebrated her birthday with a Chanel-inspired cake – JustJared

ashley benson chanel birthday cake

Chanel has hired Dr. Amy Wechsler to make Chanel skincare more relevant to US consumers – Happi

chanel hires dr amy wechsler

Karl Lagefeld loves the iPad – Digital Luxury

karl lagerfeld ipad

Enter a contest to be Karl Lagerfeld’s assistant when he is Fashion Editor at Metro.


karl lagerfeld for metro

Sandra Bullock and Rooney Mara wore Chanel beauty on the runway at recent premiers…

rooney mara chanel

sandra bullock chanel

Karl-Mania has the internet going nuts – Net-A-Porter

karl lagerfeld net a porter

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December 16, 2011

Chanel Knightsbrige Collection Available Online in the U.S.

chanel knightsbrige collection

Back in September, Chanel released the Knightsbridge Collection exclusively at Harrod’s to commemorate the Chanel pop up shop at Harrod’s.  Well, for ladies in the U.S., today is our lucky day because the Knightsbridge Collection has made its way across the pond.  Available now in the U.S., the Knightsbridge Collection can be purchased exclusively on Chanel.com.  The four-piece collection is inspired by the English Rose (hence the rosy hues) and each item is named for a different neighborhood in London.  Get those wallets ready quickly, each item is limited edition and I’m sure they will go fast!

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Sneak Peek: Chanel Spring Summer 2012

Chanel Spring Summer 2012 neon sneaker

What happens when you combine neon with Chanel?  You get the Spring Summer 2012 collection.  These pieces were not on the runway but a Spanish blogger was invited to a press preview in Madrid and posted some great pics of pieces from the 2102 Chanel spring summer collection.

I love the sneakers – especially the high tops – and did you see the tennis balls?  So cute, but too cute to actually play with.  We also get glimpses of new bags, shoes and neon jackets.  It all looks very summery and fun – can’t wait to see it in stores!

Image Source: Neo2

Photos By: Mar Pulido + Ignazio Arizmendi

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December 13, 2011

Chanel “Les Harmonies de Printemps” Spring 2012 Makeup Collection Swatches

Chanel Les harmonies de printemps spring 2012 makeup collection

Back in November I posted about the Chanel “Les Harmonies de Printemps” Spring 2012 Makeup Collection.  Last week I received more info from Chanel about the collection as well as the Swatches.

From the break of dawn to the descent of twilight, skies reveal an enchanting array of hues with the arrival of Spring. Inspired by this brilliant seasonal change, Peter Philips, Creative Director of Chanel Makeup, infused glowing, sunlit colour into the Spring 2012 Makeup Collection, HARMONIE DE PRINTEMPS. Subtle gradations of rose, coral and peach sculpt the face, giving it a soft radiance, while rich garnets and vivid pinks dress the lips.
In one elegant compact, five pink and peach tones mimic the luminous hues of sunset. This unique powder blush lends itself to multiple effects: blended together, the harmony is ideal for sculpting and accentuating the natural contours of the face. Using just the pink shades creates a fresh, youthful flush, while on their own, the peach tones produce a warm, sun-bronzed glow. $58.00 Limited Edition

The Chanel “Les Harmonies de Printemps” Spring 2012 Makeup Collection is available for sale online now in the U.S. – get those limited edition nail colours before they sell out!

Chanel Les harmonies de printemps spring 2012 makeup collection

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