Archive: Chanel

Kristen Stewart’s first Chanel ads are out – see them here!

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In December, Kristen Stewart was named the new face of Chanel’s Paris-Dallas Collection. Today we’re seeing the first pictures from the campaign, and I’m completely underwhelmed by them. The photos were shot in Paris (where she was photographed walking around with a $3,400 Chanel bag), and looks very….. cowboy to me. I don’t know. I just think they’re pretty boring.

The pictures are from Instagram, and not official leaks…. so maybe it’s just the quality that makes the pictures look so boring? No….they’re just boring.

MANY MORE PICS AFTER THE JUMP! More »

Rooney Mara’s 7 Beauty Must-Haves

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InStyle magazine chatted with Rooney Mara to find out the secret to her gorgeous skin and  get the scoop on her favorite products. To read more check out the current issue of InStyle magazine on newsstands now.

Your complexion is the envy of every beauty editor I know. Please don’t tell us it’s just good genes.
People are going to hate me for saying this, but I really don’t have a regimen. I don’t use a lot of products because my skin is so sensitive, though I always wear sunscreen, usually Chanel and Dermalogica. I try to eat healthfully and hardly ever drink alcohol. When you eat the right things, you don’t need that many products.

And the Rooney Mara don’t-hate-me-because-my-skin-looks-airbrushed diet consists of …
Well, I’m gluten-free. A bunch of people in my family have celiac disease, so I stopped eating wheat about a year ago, and right away I noticed a difference. I’m also vegan; I basically eat only fruits and vegetables. I’ve never felt better than I do now.

Let’s talk hair. Your jet-black strands and blunt baby bangs may well be in the Pinterest hall of fame for “aspirational cut.”
We did short bangs for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, but it was when they grew out that people really started to like them. As for color, I’ve been lighter, but I prefer being brunette. I find that people with dark hair don’t need to wear as much makeup.

Professional pluckers tell me they get dozens of requests for “Rooney Mara brows.” Are they high-maintenance?
They’re actually no-maintenance—that’s why they’re so prominent!

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CALVIN KLEIN DOWNTOWN EAU DE PARFUM
“I love the simplicity and modernism of Calvin Klein. We have a very similar aesthetic.”

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TARTE LIPSURGENCE
“I love these chubby pencils. Since the matte formula stays put, my look is easy to maintain.”

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NARS THE MULTIPLE
“I’m embarrassed to say, one of my favorite shades is Orgasm. I toss one of these sticks in my bag and rub it on whenever I need a hit of color.”

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LAURA MERCIER LOOSE SETTING POWDER
“This is great at taking down the shine after you apply sun-screen. It adds a bit of matte—and never seems too powdery.”

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ELIZABETH ARDEN EIGHT HOUR CREAM LIP PROTECTANT STICK
“This sheer tint, the lipstick version of Eight Hour Cream, smooths and moisturizes. It also has SPF 15. I have it in tons of shades.”

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CLÉ DE PEAU BEAUTÉ CONCEALER
“My mom was the one who told me about this stick. It gives such good coverage, yet you look as though you’re not wearing anything at all.”

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CHANEL VITALUMIÈRE AQUA ULTRA-LIGHT SUNSCREEN MAKEUP SPF 15
“Even though this tinted moisturizer is light, it does a terrific job of evening out my complexion without ever getting cakey.”

Taylor Swift lands the November cover of InStyle, and she talks all about love.

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Taylor Swift lands the November cover of InStyle Magazine, although it looks like a Christmas cover, doesn’t it?

The 23-year-old singer looks beautiful on the new cover. According to Celebrity makeup artist, Taylor is wearing Chanel’s Rouge Allure Lip Color in Pirate for Taylor’s lipstick. I wish I could pull off a red like that!

Taylor admits, “I feel most confident when I have a red lip on,” and I think she looks great!

On her current love life, she admits, “I think that you can love people without it being the great love. Ed [Sheeran] said something that really resonated with me. He says there are different kinds of love: There’s physical attraction, mental attraction, and emotional attraction; there’s also comfort and obsession. You need to have all of those things in one person. You have to mentally respect them, be physically attracted, and have a comfort level. You’re obsessed with them, yet you also know they’re going to stay. I’ve never had that in one person.”

On looking for love. “I think [my taste] needs to change. My friends tease me about the fact that if someone seems bad or shady or like they have a secret, I find them incredibly interesting. That’s just a phase I’ve been in lately. I don’t think this should be how I proceed in life. It’s important to be self-aware about these things because you don’t want to end up with that guy.”

When searching for the right one, “Sometimes you know after two dates that you’re not the right fit. And sometimes you know you’re not the right fit, and you fall for it anyway. One thing I’ve learned that I’m proud of – drum roll, please – is when to walk away. I’ve had some short relationships because I know when to do that.”

Here’s Taylor’s lipstick. Wish I could pull it off! BUY HERE

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FIRST LOOK: Chanel Limited Edition Hong Kong Collection!

The uniquely modern elegance and glittering beauty of Hong Kong inspire a luminous colour collection. Exclusive creations for eyes and nails are infused with a metallic glow, evoking the lights of the city as they reflect in the waters of the China Sea.

I am IN LOVE with this collection! I want it now! These colors are so beautiful, I love the chocolate brown colors!!

OMBRES MATELASSÉES Eye Shadow Palette:

Comprised of five gold-imbued eyeshadow shades, this exclusive palette recalls the luminous beauty of Hong Kong, reflected in the China Sea. Warm tones are brought together in an elegant harmony, each embossed with the iconic quilted pattern. Easily blendable, the soft powder texture is luxurious to the touch, while the versatile shade range offers unlimited eye looks. The two darkest shades may be used as eyeliner. Includes one double-tipped sponge applicator and one dual-sided brush/sponge applicator. Part of the HONG KONG DE CHANEL Collection.

$80

LE VERNIS Nail Polish:

This exclusive, limited-edition creation makes a contemporary statement with a sophisticated shade of deep chocolate, burnished by a heart of pearly red. A state-of-the-art formula strengthens and moisturizes nails as it delivers long-wearing, high-shine, chip-resistant colour. Applies evenly without streaking. Part of the HONG KONG DE CHANEL Collection. All Chanel nail products are formaledehyde-free, toluene-free and DBP-free.

$30

This exclusive, limited-edition nail colour evokes the modernity of Hong Kong with a bold shade of opaque white. A state-of-the-art formula strengthens and moisturizes nails as it delivers long-wearing, high-shine, chip-resistant colour. Applies evenly without streaking. Part of the HONG KONG DE CHANEL Collection. All Chanel nail products are formaledehyde-free, toluene-free and DBP-free.

$30