Libre means ‘free’ and Lucia Pica knows how to make us feel free. It’s all down to the Chanel make-up because there’s simply nothing like the confidence from enhancing, shaping, sculpting, brightening, bold-ifying whatever the look is. The new Collection Libre for 2018 is all about maximising the look. The bigger the better and all that. Maximalisme de Chanel. The annual Collection Libre’s are odes to Mademoiselle Coco Chanel, morphed into the modern – this time, inspired by Gabrielle Chanel’s lion icon as her talisman. “By pinpointing and intensely researching a classic symbol of the House, I’m able to invest those existing images and ideas with new energy and spirit,” Lucia Pica said. “The woman who wears Maximalisme De Chanel doesn’t hide, she loves being looked at.” Relatable. Look at us all you want when we’re wearing Chanel. “She treats makeup almost like she would an accessory – an adornment that brings subtle drama to the mix without necessarily drawing attention to itself. She chooses between products to create striking oppositions.” So, lion talisman inspired, we will be getting a good lot of liquid gold and strong metallic moments, seen on the face of the collection, Lily-Rose Depp. Yes, we are getting golden Chanel highlighters, bronze-y deep dark eye looks and shimmering nail colours. Hear us roar.
by Roxy Lola