24 January 2013

Chanel Spring 2013 Couture: Beauty Trends, and My Favourite Looks

The Chanel Spring 2013 Couture show took place in Paris this week and today I wanted to share a few of my favourite looks.  Against a backdrop of woody forests came a parade of feathered head-pieces, framed shoulders, exquisite tailoring, and the most breath-takingly beautiful full-length gowns. The colour palette featured black, white, navy and multi-coloured florals - and the final look?  Twin brides – in clear support of the current proposal to legalise gay marriage in France. I'm totally with Karl: why is there even a debate?

Chanel Spring 2013 Couture

As for the beauty, messy updos were the order of the day (YAY!), along with slightly mad looking, gothic eyes – complete with feathery black lace appliqués – and soft pink lips and cheeks. Chanel’s nails are always closely scrutinised by the beauty world, and here we saw peachy nude fingers and dark navy toes - cementing both as massive trends for spring.

Chanel Spring 2013 Couture


Chanel Spring 2013 Couture

What did you make of the collection?

Photos by Giovanni Giannoni, from WWD.

19 comments:

Mary Kapsi said...

Great post dear!
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Adele said...

As usual, Chanel didn't disappoint. I adore the eye lace appliques for drama.
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Krystal said...

these looks are magnificent!

Ms. Dainty Doll said...

Adore these, I so so love the first one...well all of them really, haha! Sublime :)) Hope you are well doll & have a great day xo

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FASHION TALES said...

There were so many collections of inspiration. I love this one, especially look #!..xxMadison

little t said...

Chanel always put on such a show!

Sam said...

I always think the Chanel couture gowns look exquisite on the models and I would love to see how it translates on the red carpet.

Rowena @ rolala loves said...

Chanel shows always provide such a feast for the eyes. The last gown is stunning!

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Nurse Fancy Pants said...

I'm all for legalising gay marriage but with the make up and head pieces those twin brides are freaking me out..it's all a bit too "The Shining" for my liking :) Love everything else though :) x

Annette Brennan said...

Ahh wow, I love this! The eye makeup is so good too, and the forest backdrop really adds to it. Thanks for sharing! :)

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Coco said...

Ems I love the forest setting and the makeup. The collection was breathtaking as expected.Hope you are well honey, the weekend is near :-)
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Caroline Susanto said...

amazing collections ^^

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Jessica said...

hi sweeite so happy you found my blog :) i love kim shes a sweetie! thanks hun have a good day

Emma said...

I watched some of the footage from the show and it looked unbelievable! I love the make up, especially the eyes! What I would give to be at a Chanel show!

Emma x

Sunny & Star said...

It is extremely difficult for Chanel to go wrong in my eyes. I love these pictures and I love the entire collection.

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Anna Jażdziewska said...

super;)
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yummychunklet said...

Great line!

Amy Fashion Blog said...

I love that there boots and acting like tights

Kim (A Very Sweet Blog) said...

i LOVED this collection! Karl hit it out the box with this one. i was disappointed in his cruise collection last year. this is a WINNER! love the brides, eye makeup and hair pieces.
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