Posts Tagged ‘ Karl Lagerfeld ’

Gallery Girls, Backstage at Chanel

October 1, 2013
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Gallery Girls, Backstage at Chanel

October 1, 2013 6:36pm Karl Lagerfeld turned the Grand Palais into a double-C-branded gallery, complete with a Chanel No. 5 robot, a canvas dripping with pearls, and a towering sculpture of the female form comprised of the chain-link leather straps that normally hang from the house’s signature handbags. But the girls who walked the...

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Chanel’s fall campaign by Karl Lagerfeld

August 22, 2013
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Chanel’s fall campaign by Karl Lagerfeld

Models Ashleigh Good, Chiharu Okunugi and Soo Joo Park pose mid air for the fall / winter 2013 ad campaign by Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel. The campaign mixes classic with punk in both clothing and theme: tea cups and headphones flying about the classic black floral skirts and patent thigh high boots.

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Diane Kruger Shows Off Her French; Gucci Westman’s Beauty Beginnings; What Your Nail Shape Says About You; and More

August 1, 2013
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Diane Kruger Shows Off Her French; Gucci Westman’s Beauty Beginnings; What Your Nail Shape Says About You; and More

August 1, 2013 3:11pm Diane Kruger, who was recently announced as the new face of Chanel skincare, appears in a short film accompanying the house’s La Commence de Beauté campaign that debuted today. The actress and Karl Lagerfeld muse discusses her views on beauty in fluent French. “I believe that beauty is not skin...

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EXCLUSIVE: Peter Philips on Chanel’s “Dark and Fragile” Couture Beauty Look

January 22, 2013
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EXCLUSIVE: Peter Philips on Chanel’s “Dark and Fragile” Couture Beauty Look

Backstage Reviews January 22, 2013  6:30 pm Peter Philips has been making a case for the statement eye a lot recently. The Chanel creative director of makeup added “a touch of edginess” to Karl Lagerfeld’s tartan-rich Métiers d’Art pre-fall collection in December, while a “kind of heavy-handed,” black-rimmed silver lid colored the designer’s Spring show....

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Weed: The Skincare Line; The Depressing Truth About Diet Soda; And More…

January 9, 2013
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Weed: The Skincare Line; The Depressing Truth About Diet Soda; And More…

Industry News January 9, 2013  5:45 pm Since marijuana became legal in Colorado in November, people have been rejoicing in the herb-turned-recreational-drug—so much so that a new brand is now using the medicinal properties of cannabis in skincare! But because of the high levels of the active ingredients THC and CBD in Apothecanna, as the...

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L’Artisan Parfumeur’s Glove Love

December 6, 2012
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L’Artisan Parfumeur’s Glove Love

Nose Candy December 6, 2012  1:10 pm The roots of perfumery run deep. Back in the seventeenth century, fragrant oils were used to mask the not-so-pleasant aroma of body odors and raw hides, leading to the creation of all manner of scented leather goods worn by the ladies (and men) of the day. This old-world...

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Meet Karl’s “Mon Shu Girl,” Plus Two Decades Of Lagerfeld’s Ladies

October 11, 2012
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Meet Karl’s “Mon Shu Girl,” Plus Two Decades Of Lagerfeld’s Ladies

Beauty Insider October 11, 2012  5:47 pm Just two weeks after his Spring 2013 Chanel show, Karl Lagerfeld is at the helm of yet another debut: a makeup collaboration with legendary Japanese cosmetics company Shu Uemura. After it was revealed that Lagerfeld had been using the brand’s richly hued eye shadows, and them alone, to...

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Cut-And-Paste Makeup And “Aerodynamic” Hair, Backstage at Fendi

September 22, 2012
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Cut-And-Paste Makeup And “Aerodynamic” Hair, Backstage at Fendi

Backstage Reviews September 22, 2012  6:06 pm Peter Philips likes to think outside the box. The makeup artist known for his way around a perfect complexion and a gorgeous rose-petal pink or red lip is just as often referenced for mixing makeup mediums—an embroidered eyelash here, a precious gemstone brow there. Blame it on his...

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How To Primp Like A “Crazy Girl”: Burlesque Beauty From Paris’ Finest

September 19, 2012
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How To Primp Like A “Crazy Girl”: Burlesque Beauty From Paris’ Finest

Beauty Insider September 19, 2012  3:58 pm As models start making the exodus from London to Milan for the next round of shows, another group of stunners has arrived on British soil, promising an entirely different kind of professional beauty workshop. As the bright lights of LFW went down last night, the curtain came up...

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Purple Plans to Party Like It’s 1992

September 7, 2012
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Purple Plans to Party Like It’s 1992

Nose Candy September 7, 2012  5:22 pm The written word can in fact be bottled, as Wallpaper magazine proved when it reportedly collaborated with Karl Lagerfeld on this year’s Paper Passion, a bookish fragrance if ever there was one; meant as a sensuous interpretation of sheets of looseleaf, the flacon sits neatly inside an actual...

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