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Review – Chanel – Fall / Winter 2010 Couture

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Coincidentally I was right near-by when the Chanel Fall / Winter 2010 Haute Couture show began in Paris last week on the 6th of July at The Grand Palais. Unfortunately my invitation was somehow lost in the mail; however, as always Karl Lagerfeld’s genius and extravagance made for a powerful, courageous and breathtaking collection of looks not to be missed.

The stage was set with a grand golden lion (Coco Chanel’s star sign was Leo) which stood 45 feet above the audience. Its paw was perched on a large cream pearl – from which the models boldly emerged.
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Beauty

Beauty – From the Catwalk

She’s Got Brigitte Bardot Eyes

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Few icons in history have channelled pure siren appeal like Brigitte Bardot. With her bold sexy eye make-up, unkept bed hair and smoldering pout – men adore her while women around the world aspire to emulate her beauty. Several Fall 2010 shows revisited this classic look with an edgy, modern take. Versace and Blumarine were two shows enhanced by this sharp make-up look. At Versace the look was toned down while at Blumarine the eyes took a turn on the dramatic side.
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