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CHANEL · Fall Winter 2020/2021 Beauty

For CHANEL’s recent Fall/Winter 2020-2021 Ready-To-Wear show, Paris’ historic Grand Palais (aka: the brand’s go-to venue), was transformed into a representation of the River Seine. With undulating curves and a sinuous catwalk polished to mimic crystal clear water, the looks presented fit a nautical theme via swashbuckling influences, thanks to ruffles a-plenty and gleaming admiral buttons — but what truly captured me, was the makeup. I’ve probably said a billion times before how “wearable” a particular look might be, but this one truly tops them all.

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CHANEL · La Fleur et L’Eau Collection + new Le Blanc for 2020

A new collection created to celebrate spring’s “awakening“, CHANEL has released La Fleur et L’Eau — with all pieces as beautiful to look at, as they are to wear. I’ve also included Rosy Light Drops, the latest addition to the Le Blanc family … mainly because everything just works so beautifully together. I love beauty synergy, don’t you?

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CHANEL Spring/Summer 2020 Haute Couture Beauty

For the recent CHANEL Spring-Summer Haute Couture Show, the nave of Paris’ Grand Palais was transformed into a cloister garden, evoking the ancient Cistercian Abbey of Aubazine, France, a place that played a key role in the life of Gabrielle Chanel. With a working fountain and abundant greenery, the models appeared from behind crisp white sheets, hung as if to capture the heat and fragrance of the garden. The setting and theme of this presentation by Virginie Viard displayed a timeless beauty and simplicity, done in homage to the fundamental narrative of the House of CHANEL. And while I was held spellbound by so many of the designs, it was the beauty look that really blew me away.

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CHANEL · Éclat Du Désert Illuminating Powder Spring/Summer 2020

Inspired by the soothing light (I’m guessing that would be at twilight) and powerful stillness of the desert, CHANEL has just launched their Spring/Summer 2020 Collection, with one of the star pieces being this Éclat Du Désert Illuminating Powder. This may be just me, but I find something so calming about the look of this highlighter — it’s like I can almost hear the wind whispering along the sand dunes. Too much? lol

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CHANEL · Duo de Camélias

I couldn’t think of a more appropriate way to end 2019 than with this spectacular beauty, CHANEL’s Duo de Camélias Illuminating Face Powder. An online exclusive, this was one I was not going to pass up on — mainly because you all know about my obsession with this brand (seriously; click the CHANEL tab in the sidebar to see exactly what I’m talking about), but also because something about the pattern literally stopped me in my tracks. And then I realized: this would make THE perfect highlighter to wear on New Year’s Eve. I love it when all the stars are aligned this way!

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