If you think haute couture is all about theatricality and things you can't wear, think again: the makeup on the fall 2014 couture runways wasn't just stunning, it was highly wearable. From bold cat-eyes to deep lips, you might not wear them every day - but these 8 looks will certainly inspire for any occasion.
View all the photos of the beauty & make-up at the Chanel haute couture fall 2014 showing at Paris fashion week. Read the article to see the full gallery.
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Good looking and powerful, boundless and cool, this sexy crowd is all about setting dreams on fire, using seduction as the ultimate weapon, just to add more of a substance to the inciting game they’re so effortlessly playing. Regardless if it’s based on cruel intentions, fun and passion, or innocent motives, the gathering of the cool kids leaves you longing for your own place in…
Coco Chanel once said, rather famously, “Before you leave the house, take a look in the mirror and take one thing off.” Assumedly she was referring to accessories – to leaving behind, say, one strand of pearls or maybe going a little more minimal on the headwear. One doens’t imagine Coco removing her pants, doing one last quick spin in front of the mirror, and…
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Glitter and cat-eye liner: it’s a power-packing combination that came together in Chanel’s sparkling eye makeup look from the fashion house’s most recent couture show. If you thought it would only work with airy whites and pastels, here’s another off-duty model sporting the makeup post show. Doesn’t it work oddly well with the wintery, furry brown jacket and knit scarf? It’s all a bit snow…
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Pink furry hats and giant glass fragrance bottles… these are the things made for a world of fashion editors as street style stars. You may not spot them on a normal day, but outside the Chanel couture show… well, just let Anna Dello Russo‘s outfit do the talking.
When you’re observing the street style around the Chanel haute couture show, you can only but expect some classic combinations of black and white, some sophisticated stripes, and some quilted leather accessories. This particular look was Parisian all over, capped off by an effortless topknot.
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If you haven’t yet indulged in a bit of childlike glitter-gluing for spring, there’s still time to get into it. The eyes are the best way, it must be said – and the Chanel sparkling makeup from their couture show (follow that link for a tutorial) is easy to become smitten with. Just look at Antonina Vasylchenko post-show if you have doubts. As if that…