Oh, Chanel. Season after season you give us the best sets, the best accessories, and yes… the best beauty. Fall 2013 was no exception. Former Chanel creative director (now freelancing) Peter Philips came up with yet another original runway look.
Oh, and he also snuck in a peek at a new Chanel polish.
Ciao bellas! Now that Milan is in full swing, check out some of our favorite looks. The European shows never disappoint beauty-wise, and this season is no exception so far. From the Fendi fur-hawks to Prada‘s drenched damsels, click through to see what’s going on backstage in Italy this week.
When I woke up this morning and hit my Twitter feed (sadly, the second thing I do after making coffee), people in Milan were abuzz about Karl Lagerfeld’s fur-heavy fall Fendi show. Even the sunglasses and shoes were furry! But what caught my attention were the fur faux-hawks–which I’m now dubbing “fur-hawks.”
This morning we heard that Chanel’s innovative creative director of makeup, Peter Philips, had parted ways with the fashion house, and we kind of freaked out a little bit. After all, he’s the man who season after season (since 2008) has been creating the beauty products–not to mention amazing runway looks–that everyone couldn’t wait to get their hands on. But it turns out that he’s not really leaving Chanel completely. (Whew!)
Hair and makeup artists got very creative on the spring 2013 runways this month.
Chanel’s nail lacquers are always aspirational–a $26 price tag helps with that–but none are more crave-worthy than the brand’s limited edition Fashion’s Night Out collections. The last few years, in addition to the seasonal collections the brand releases, they’ve been doing special trio collections for FNO. Who can forget the great Jade frenzy of 2009? Read more →
Chanel’s nail colors always cause a frenzy. The beauty world waits with bated breath every time there’s a show to see what kind of nail color magic the house’s makeup guru, Peter Philips, will conjure up. He threw us for a bit of a loop this past week after the Chanel couture show; rather than Read more →
As much as we adore the generally flaw-free Karl Lagerfeld and the majority of his creative decisions regarding all that is Chanel, we have to admit that we were a little… conflicted about the hair and makeup we saw at yesterday’s 2013 Chanel Cruise show at Versailles. Those weird candy colored bob wigs with George Read more →
Chanel’s pre-fall 2012 show was nothing if not sumptuous. Kohl-smudged eyes and a lavish Indian banquet set the tone for a collection that was definitely not subtle. Peter Philips, Chanel’s creative director of makeup, wielded his gold fairy dust liberally on the models, adding golden highlights to cheeks and eyes, Style.com is reporting. So this Read more →
Karl Lagerfeld’s hard at work on this year’s Pirelli calendar. He’s ditched the beach for a Paris studio. Sam McKnight, Peter Philips and stylist George Cortina are on set with the usual gaggle of girls including usual faces including Heidi Mount, Natasha Poly, Iris, Lara and Magdalena. Isabeli Fontana tweeted a picture that was removed Read more →