Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

Chanel Les Expressions de Chanel 2012

Eyes speak volumes with elegant eyeshadow harmonies that accentuate the dramatic new lash look of LE VOLUME DE CHANEL Mascara. The essential eyeshadow compact with countless options, LES 4 OMBRES Quadra Eye Shadow introduces new shade harmonies with complementary colour. The intense shimmer of ILLUSION D’OMBRE Long Wear Luminous Eyeshadow debuts dramatic new hues, to highlight eyes with beautiful contrast and bold glow.

Ligne Graphique de Chanel / Liquid Eyeliner ($34.00)

  • Noir Black
  • Purple Purple
  • Platine Silver-grey (Limited Edition)

Le Volume de Chanel Mascara ($30.00)

  • Noir Black

Les 4 Ombres / Eyeshadow Quad ($58.00)

  • Spices (Existing)
  • Intuition Light pink, gold, chocolate brown, brown-grey
  • Variation Light rose, silver-grey, deep purple, light shimmering plum

Illusion d’Ombre / Long-Wear Luminous Eyeshadow ($36.00)

  • Illusoire (Existing)
  • Abstraction Peach rose
  • Vision Gold

Availability: Department and specialty stores,, November 2012

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23 thoughts on “Chanel Les Expressions de Chanel 2012

  1. Oh my lawdddd. Those are freaking gorgeous.

  2. Really nice collection

  3. Looks good, especially the set with the golden and bronze shades.

  4. Yellowlantern

    That purple quad is pretty. What’s with Chanel and all their holiday collections featuring pink eyeshadow. All these quads feature some variation of pink, and even their Harmonie du Soir quad had a pink shade too.

    Did they say whether the new Illusion d’Ombre’s were being added to the permanent line?

  5. Jennifer

    this collection had launched in Asia in August/September. Variation and Intuition quads are nice when I swatched them but i suppose the US baked formula is even more pigmented!

    • Monica!

      Actually is the opposite, the baked versions are not as nice, and it sucks specially because those are only ones we get where I live. Funny enough, we do get the european version of the duos!

  6. Anne

    Variation calls my name. Of course, if I get it, it will be the European version (we already have it here in France, and it actually seems of pretty good quality), but I’d still be quite curious to read your opinion on it Christine, if you happen to review it.

  7. san

    Hi christine has the platine eyeliner been released before?

  8. Monica!

    Variation is sooo beautiful *SIGH*….. but no more eye shadows for me until the turn of the century (can you guess I have way too many?)

  9. Lilly

    Christine, in Spain we got this collection in August. How could that be possible?. I have got Vision and Abstraction with me, and I must say Vision is amazing, but I don’t find it as workable as other Illusion D’Ombre that I own. Abstraction is way much more manageable than Vision, as i find this one to flake a lot… Do you know if the Notorious powder will arrive to counters in Europe?.

  10. Lutigs

    Does anyone know if Chanel test on animals?

  11. blueraccoon

    Spices and Intuition are gorgeous, and so are the illusion d’ombre shadows. Tempting, very tempting…

  12. cyndi

    what??? no lips??

  13. SunshineAZ

    Oh boy…Chanel does it again! I NEED TO RESTRAIN MYSELF!

  14. Sasha

    Variation looks tempting, love my purples. I find myself reaching for my Chanel eclosion quad almost every day so I might be able to justify getting another if it’s something I think I’ll wear often.

  15. Beautiful product photography. I can’t figure out how they placed the items to get that reflection though… I’ve been staring it at for like five minutes haha

  16. Terri

    I have vision and abstraction and love them both!!! Vision is not an everyday kind of thing but its a thing of beauty none
    theless. The gold sparkle is so clear and shiny and gorgeous. I am in love with it!!!

  17. Chanel quads typically are not my thing. I have a few exceptions, but I’m not tempted by these. I do like the looks of the purple long-wear though.

  18. Mietta

    I’m slightly confused along with other people, I’m in Australia and we’ve already had Abstraction and Vision! Vision was so popular, everytime I know its in stock somewhere I buy another one! I’m IN LOVE with it! And I’ve been trying to come up with a dupe for a while now but with no luck – it’s just one of a kind!

  19. Stephanie

    ZOMG, you have got to try Chanel Le Volume de Chanel mascara! It is my HG of mascaras! The curl, volume and length of my lashes have never been this awesome before!