Sunset Boulevard. Griffith Park. Beverley Hills. There are a million things that spring to mind when one thinks of Los Angeles, but when it came to Chanel's inspiration for their spring 2016 collection - nothing beat the stunning pigments of a Californian sunset. Keeping the super-saturated hues of LA's architecture, greenery and skyline front of mind, Chanel's L.A. Sunrise Collection captures the unbridled early-morning energy of the enigmatic US city.
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The collection, swathed in unmistakably luxe Chanel packaging, features their famous Les 4 Ombres eyeshadow palette in 'Tissé Beverly Hills' shades of iridescent turquoise, mauve, aubergine and beige - a nod to LA's Pacific Ocean outlook. An exclusive Sunkiss Ribbon creation - set to work wonders as a highlighter, blush or finishing veil - calls to mind the famous sunset, while three shimmering shades of Illusion D'ombre have SoCal names like Moonlight Pink, Griffith Green and Ocean Light.
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You'll also find the Stylo Yeux Waterproof liner in metallic shades of violet, cerulean and moss green, and a Le Volume De Chanel mascara made over in Ardent Purple. For the lips, Rouge Coco Shine scores three brilliant sunset-influenced hues of tangerine, candy pink and raspberry, and Sunrise Trip offers a bold amethyst shine to your digits.
While we'd happily add these babies to our make-up case now, the Chanel L.A. Sunrise collection doesn't hit counters until January 10. For more info head to chanel.com