This is Chanel’s new creative director of makeup Peter Philips’ debut. After working closely with the previous directors, Dominique Moncourtois and Heidi Morawetz, Phillips churned out a range of colours that are big on gold and shimmer. The inspiration comes from the apartment on Rue Cambon where Coco Chanel worked and lived.

“The apartment is so cozy, with lots of warm brown, bronzes and golds; an elegant gold-framed mirror, and a rough crystal chandelier. They all ended up in this collection in some way — whether it is a reflective surface, or a color.” says Philips.

The collection will be due out in July this year, followed by the holiday collection in October, which they hinted that it will be another round of gold rush.

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