Each COLLECTION LIBRE is linked to the CHANEL world. In these focused annual collections, Mademoiselle Chanel’s enduring visual signatures and codes are adopted as talismans and then made contemporary for the
season ahead. “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 explains. For COLLECTION LIBRE 2018, Lucia Pica adopts Gabrielle Chanel’s beloved lion icon as her talisman, capturing the grandeur and emotional intensity of
the holiday season.
The majesty of the inspirational CHANEL lion has been etched onto the COLLECTION LIBRE 2018 products themselves, as its iconic image features on the surface of two of MAXIMALISME DE CHANEL exclusive creations.
LE LION DE CHANEL, a compact featuring the palest gold highlighter, and four luminous OMBRES PREMIÈRE POUDRE eyeshadow each assumes a jewel-like sense of preciousness with their surfaces “cast” with lion motifs.
Both limited-edition collectables ensure the skin is kept clean and fresh for a collection of striking metallic products for eyes, lips and nails. Thus LE LION DE CHANEL’s translucent, lightweight formulation brings an ivorygold
iridescence to the face. A third exclusive creation presents an additional contrast to the metallics so core to MAXIMALISME DE CHANEL — a lip palette boasting an edit of Pica’s favourite lip colours and textures. LA PALETTE CARACTÈRE features a selection of silky, rich velvet and matte lip textures in bold, outspoken
And for a final touch of glamour, ROUGE ALLURE VELVET borrows the name of the mythic N°5 fragrance and is adorned with a red case as an exclusive limited edition.