Holiday 2010:  Chanel Ombre D’eau in Splash

Holiday 2010: Chanel Ombre D’eau in Splash

What is that expression about “saving the best for last”? Chanel Holiday 2010 collection features a mix of warm coppers and bright pinks.  Generally, I feel as though many of the items are intended to be gift-able crowd pleasers, and there is not...
Holiday 2010:  Chanel Rouge Coco in Patchouli

Holiday 2010: Chanel Rouge Coco in Patchouli

The two Rouge Coco lipsticks from Chanel Holiday 2010 were some of the best of the collection, in my view.  Chanel Rouge Coco Patchouli ($30 / #107) is a soft, glowy bronzy-brown color that is a beautiful near-neutral color. I must admit that as we began this century,...
Holiday 2010: Chanel Rouge Coco in Magnolia

Holiday 2010: Chanel Rouge Coco in Magnolia

Chanel Holiday 2010 includes Chanel Rouge Coco lipstick in Magnolia ($30 / #117) a limited edition, beautiful light-to-medium classic pink.  This is one of my favorite items from the collection, and apparently I am not alone.  It is already sold out on Chanel.com....
Holiday 2010: Chanel Pleasing Glossimer

Holiday 2010: Chanel Pleasing Glossimer

Chanel Holiday 2010 Les Tentations de Chanel features a bronze-gold theme that is exemplified by Chanel Pleasing Glossimer ($27 Levres Scintallantes #227), a warm amber bronze shade.  This is tailored for those who love warm tones on the lips.  Like the other...
Chanel Holiday 2010:  Pink Pulsion Glossimer

Chanel Holiday 2010: Pink Pulsion Glossimer

Like Fuchsia Tweed Blush and Pulsion Nail Polish, Chanel’s Pink Pulsion Glossimer ($27, Levre Scintillantes #247) has a cool pink cast.  There is a generous sprinkle of glitter sprinkled through Pink Pulsion to add soft holiday sparkle to the lips. Swatches:...
Holiday 2010:  Chanel Charming Glossimer

Holiday 2010: Chanel Charming Glossimer

Chanel Holiday 2010 includes Charming Glossimer ($27, Levres Scintillantes # 237), a sheer slightly milky baby pink.  This is one of the softer, sheerer glossimers that I own.  As with many other Glossimers, this one has a soft sparkle glitter suspended in the gel....
Chanel Holiday 2010: Tweed Fuchsia Blush

Chanel Holiday 2010: Tweed Fuchsia Blush

Chanel Holiday 2010 includes Les Tissages de Chanel in Tweed Fuchsia ($45/ Blush Duo Tweed Effect).   Consistent with the other Tweed Effect blushes in the line, Tweed Fuchsia has a pattern on top that resembles the fabric used the iconic Chanel suit.  An updated...
Chanel Holiday 2010 Coming Soon

Chanel Holiday 2010 Coming Soon

I’ve been playing with the Chanel Holiday 2010 Collection over the past several days, and should start posting this tomorrow.  I have a lot of thoughts, especially about the new eyeshadow formulation.  If you are interested, kindly check back soon for swatches...