chanel // pre-fall 2012

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the nail color at the chanel pre-fall 2012 show, called diwali, reflected the collection’s theme, from paris to bombay. there were indian-inspired garments, like saris and sandals, as well as a more colonial influence in the form of sharp tweed suits and evening dresses. the set was grandiose with guests seated at a long banquet table and a functional toy train bearing drinks down the center console (inaccessible to the guests; perhaps for the models who strutted past?)

backstage (dread life):

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the look, modeled by melissa stasiuk, chilling backstage:

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the polish:

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some of my favorites from the collection:

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images via modelnailfiles, chanel, style

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