Chanel Spring Summer 2011 Haute Couture – Les Aquarelles de Chanel Collection

CHANEL’S Spring Summer 2011 Haute Couture Parade introduced Chanel Les Aquarelles de Chanel collection.

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Haute couture, according to Chanel, focuses more on the details than the exuberant colors and cuts.

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For makeup, it’s the same. There’s a play on the lightness, the perfection of a complexion, light lips …

To create the makeup Chanel Haute Couture fashion show, it all started from sketches of Karl Lagerfeld.

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“Karl wanted a light, fresh look with soft colors,” said Peter Philips. “So we did this makeup look with an eyeliner. They would not mind having a 60’s look but something more graphic.” The eyeliner is drawn as a block, on the eyelids. Instead of ending with a thin flick, it is thick.

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“We put the blush on top and under the eye. I wanted to do something very bright with color and diffuse light.”

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The complexion is opalescent, produced with the new palette specially created for the parade.

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On the lips, the color is light and bright. Peter Philips has used the Rouge Coco Shine  Royallieu #58, which applies as easily as a lip balm. The result is very natural and very fresh.

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The key elements of the look of Chanel Spring Summer 2011 Haute Couture – A light make-up, a graphic eyeliner and a black ribbon around the neck.

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The products used in creating the looks for the Spring Summer 2011 Haute Couture parade:

  • Rouge Coco Shine in the Royallieu #58 – Limited Edition (depending on location)
  • Joues Contraste in Pink Cloud and Rose Pétale – Repromote
  • Les Vernis in Tendress – Repromote
  • Ombre Essentielle in Gris Exquis – Limited Edition
  • Ombres Tissées in Beiges – Limited Edition

Availability:

  • Singapore : Chanel Makeup Studio (Ion)

Reviews and swatches coming up..

Return to The Chanel Les Aquarelles de Chanel Collection Page for the rest of the links in this series.
~nutty

source: French Vogue “En backstage chez Chanel avec Peter Philips

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