Beauty Buzz | Pretty Poetry

Beauty Buzz | Pretty Poetry

Feeling romantic? The glorious Chanel Collection États Poétiques challenges everything you thought you knew about pink being nothing more than a pale and interesting shade for the soft at heart. It throws the spotlight on this feminine hue, in a dazzling spectrum of shades from sparkling pink to heart-stopping fuchsia and blissful berry, with a touch of electric yellow thrown in for good measure.

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The Inspiration

Fascinated by the art of poetry, Gabrielle Chanel shared with poets the same spirit and aspiration for beauty. Beyond verses or clothing lay the idea of absolute perfection, invisible to the eye. For this collection, the CHANEL Makeup Creation Studio draws inspiration from a colour steeped in poetic tenderness: pink, interpreted in a spectrum of shades, an intense and fragile colour palette.

Look of Love

Whoever said pink eyeshadow was a beauty no-no never imagined this standout look.

Whoever said pink eyeshadow was a beauty no-no never imagined this standout look.

The striking look on the right was created using the products below. To add a burst of colour to your lips (or to take the look from dreamy day to dramatic night) up the ante with Chanel Rouge Coco Shine Full Colour in Viva (limited edition) on your lips.

Lips Chanel Rouge Coco Shine in Intime or Viva (LE) (R480)

Cheeks Chanel Joues Contraste in Innocence (R590)

Eyes Chanel Ombre Essentielle in Exaltation, Pulsion and Admiration (R435)

Nails Chanel Le Vernis in Orage (R355)

Tip While this is an Autumn Collection to tie in with the start of the new Fall season in the Northern Hemisphere, the shade combinations offer the perfect bursts of poetic petal hues to adorn your face with in Spring, and even summer.

Poetry in Motion

After experiencing the new collection a few months ago, I was given three gorgeous items to play with and use to create my very own beauty looks for the coming season.

♥ Chanel Rouge Coco Shine in Confident (R480)

Chanel Rouge Coco Shine in Confident.

Chanel Rouge Coco Shine in Confident.

  Chanel Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow in Poésie (R775, limited edition)

Chanel Les 4 Ombres in Poésie.

Chanel Les 4 Ombres in Poésie.

Chanel Le Vernis in Atmosphère (R355, limited edition)

Chanel Le Vernis in Atmosphère.

Chanel Le Vernis in Atmosphère.

Get the Look

Check out this video that make-up pro Lisa Eldridge created for Chanel and see how she uses some of the collection’s key items to create a signature look that’s perfect for Autumn but still sensational for our Spring season. Experiment with the shades at home to perfect your technique before taking your new look out for the world to see.

Wanna See More?

Take a look at the other beautiful items in the collection and pop into a Chanel Studio or counter to experience the beauty for yourself. Their expert team of make-up artists is always available to go through each product with you and help you to apply the colours to create your own look. You’ll also find an incredible system in the Chanel Studios which lets you choose your lighting – whether suitable for day or night or for wedding or studio photography – to ensure you choose the right colours and apply your make-up correctly for any occasion.

Chanel Écriture de Chanel in Noir and Brun (R505)

Chanel Écriture de Chanel in Brun.

Chanel Écriture de Chanel in Brun.

Chanel  Écriture de Chanel in Noir and Brun.

Chanel Écriture de Chanel in Noir and Brun.

                    Chanel Ombre Essentielle in Hésitation, Palpitation (LE) and Sensation (LE) (R435)

Chanel Ombre Essentielle in Palpitation (LE), Admiration, Pulsion, Exhaltation, Sensation (LE) and Hésitation.

Chanel Ombre Essentielle in Palpitation (LE), Admiration, Pulsion, Exhaltation, Sensation (LE) and Hésitation.

Chanel Rouge Coco Shine Full Colour in Aura (R480)

♥ Chanel Lèvres Scintillantes in Rose Rêvé and Songe (LE) (R420)

Chanel Rouge Coco Shine in Aura.

Chanel Rouge Coco Shine in Aura.

Chanel Lèvres Scintillantes in Rose Rêvé and Songe (LE).

Lèvres Scintillantes in Rose Rêvé and Songe (LE).

                    ♥ Chanel Le Vernis in Secret and Orage (R355)

Chanel Le Vernis in Secret.

Chanel Le Vernis in Secret.

Chanel Le Vernis in Orage.

Chanel Le Vernis in Orage.

  Get it at selected Edgars and Stuttafords stores from 18th August for a limited time only

1 Comment

  1. Wow those look amazing!!!! I love the eye shadows

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