Chanel Spring 2011 Makeup Collection

Chanel Spring 2011 Makeup Collection

Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel believed the light-reflecting property of pearls enhanced a woman’s natural beauty by bringing a delicate luminosity to her skin. Peter Philips, Global Creative Director of CHANEL Makeup, captures this quality in a radiant Spring 2011 Collection, LES PERLES DE CHANEL. Pearlized shades of black and white are accented with pinks and corals, brightening the complexion and creating a natural glow. Not to be outshone, nail shades extend the trend.

Edited @ 12/08:  Now with more photos! 🙂

Ombres Perlees de Chanel ($65.00) (Limited Edition)

  • White pearl, Pink, Deep Purple, Green-grey, Black Pearl

Les 4 Ombres ($56.00)

  • Regard Perle Deep green, rose, beige, ivory

Le Crayon Yeux ($28.00)

  • Gris Scintillant Shimmering grey

Joues Contraste ($42.00)

  • Espiegle Peach

Poudre Universelle Compact ($44.00)

  • Rose Merveille Rose beige (Limited Edition)

Rouge Coco ($30.00)

  • Peregrina Peach
  • Jersey Rose Rosewood

Rouge Allure ($30.00)

  • Coquette Rose
  • Flamboyante Intense pink

Glossimer ($27.00)

  • Aragonite Iridescent white
  • Nakkar Raspberry

Rouge Double Intensite ($34.00)

  • Cristal Rose Rose beige (Limited Edition)

Le Crayon Levres ($28.00)

  • Peche Peach
  • Framboise Raspberry

Le Vernis ($23.00)

  • Pearl Drop White
  • Peche Nacree Peach
  • Black Pearl Black

Availability:  January 2011

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Jersey Rose



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Eileen Avatar

I know that some readers were horrified by the heavily blackened eye looks that were on Chanel’s spring runway. The common cry was, “No way, no how, not for spring!”. Those people need not have been alarmed. The runway always translates to a much more wearable look as evidenced by the beautiful promo picture which shows a lovely, light springtime look. Personally, I can hardly wait for this young and fresh collection to hit the counter.

Rachel Avatar

i can’t wait! this friday i’m getting my makeup done with this line at my Saks Fifth Avenue and I can’t wait to purchase so much of this line! Love the polishes, Ombres Perlees de Chanel shadows and the blush!

nicci Avatar

From other pics I have seen there is some green. It’s not 100% black. But I hope it’s not too similar to Steel. It doesn’t look like it will be though.

Julie Avatar

I have decided that I am getting every single lip product in this collection. The shades are the type I am most attracted to and for me, I have never been dissapointed with Chanel items. I’ve read and heard that some stores will be getting these as early as next week! I live in Canada so I’ll have to call my SA and see… =D.

Julie Avatar

Really?! LOL! That’s so exciting, it’s nice to hear from readers who live in the GTA, I live close by as well! I called and my fave SA told me that she’s expecting stock of this collex by the end of this month!! Definitely call your local Chanel counter =D.

Nazia Avatar

Soooooo beautiful! This will definitely sell out quickly too, I’ll have to make sure I get to a counter pronto! I don’t suppose you know when it will be out internationally (UK)?

nicci Avatar

Ombres Perlees de Chanel – these are cream shadows! I am definitely getting this!! and this – Rose Merveille Rose Beige & maybe Espiegle Peach JC.

I’m so looking forward to this collection! 🙂 My SA told me they are getting this December 15th, so it should be at the counter before Xmas!

Chara Avatar

Can’t wait to get the eyeshadows! They look amazin! But bit disappointed by Black pearl nail varnish since it reminds me of the Dior one from last spring so think going to give it a miss. Same when Chanel did nude nails, Dior had it the year before Chanel 🙁

Evelyn Avatar

I now realize I’m in trouble. If there’s a rose, pearl or raspberry in the name I have to have it! lol I so love dark pearly or shimmery polishes.

Kara Avatar

oh I hope so. The regular Rouge Cocos are only so-so on me. They totally settle in the fine lines on my lips. No other lippie does that. So even though there are great colors I am done buying them. Wish there was more info out there on the shines.

nicci Avatar

me too! I’m really excited for them to come out! There is also a new foundation coming out that is supposed to replace Teint Innocence…it’s Vitalumiere Aqua. It sounds very promising as well – three different finishes matte, dewy, and (natural – only in Asia though). As usual it is already out in Europe and Asia but the US is dead last to get it!! 🙁

Kelly C. Avatar

Chanel’s ads never fail to wow me. Too bad I can’t afford anything from them! (And the one Rouge Coco I bought was a total disappointment, anyway)

Nicole Avatar

I am so excited about this collection! The cream eyeshadow quad! I hope my (Canadian) Chanel counters receive it before Christmas, otherwise I’ll be hunting it down in Italy. You know you’re a Chanel junkie when…

Jennifer F Avatar

Chanel makeup is so expensive I never bother looking but that nail polish on the model is so gorgeous I might treat myself when it comes out and feel all extravagant for a bit lol. I also like the eyeshadow palete colours but it really depends on the UK price for me and the pigmentation, I imagine I can get similar colours elsewhere.

Nadine Avatar

Hi Christine! Is this Poudre Compact a highlight powder, or for all over the face? I saw a picture of it where it looked really shimmery and more pink, so I was excited for it to be a highlight powder. If so, I would get it.
Black Pearl is definitely on my list, and Aragonite lip gloss, if I’m not getting the powder. I just recently got my first Chanel gloss, Mica, and I love it.

alice Avatar

Not impressed. Looks nice because the model looks nice. Not into nail stuff, and the cream shadow palette houses typical neutrals. Blush and lip colors look wearable, but I have wearable already…

Sass Avatar

I don’t think hubby will be happy about me buying this entire collection, but I can talk him into getting me the palette though. It’s nice. I hope it’s pigmented.

Aracely Avatar

Ty Christine. Even though I am dealing with workers of the Chanel Counter that didnt’t know what I was talking about (I asked about the black pearl and pearl drop nail polishes) grrr

Candice Avatar

I see the color forecast for Spring 2011. I’m diggin’ it. However, this collection looks more of a Fall look to me. The hues seem too warm. Sry, I want to POP out of winter into Spring. The Estee Lauder & Nars choice of purple is more up my alley!

M Avatar

To be succinct: I AM GOING TO BE BROKE COME JAN 2011!! Nakkar is GORGEOUS. Hope it will be the same texture and finish as Pink Tease i.e. more opaque and shimmery vs. sheer and shimmery.

Fiona Avatar

i want every single item in this collection. well done to peter phillips, ever since he took over as director in the chanel makeup dept. he has come up with one beautiful make up collection after another!!

Maria Francis Avatar

The Chanel Spring 2011 collection is superb! Sultry and elegant in one. Black Pearl for me is probably the best Chanel colour ever, and even when the seasons come and go, for me this will be a classic.

nastic Avatar

dear you!
i’m very very love OMBRES PERLEES DE CHANEL, but i can’t find it in Vietnam. show me the way buy it. please!
Thank so much!

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