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To match the incredible set design at the Chanel AW17 show, Jane Fonda as Barbarella (AKA the ultimate 60s sci-fi icon) was the inspiration behind the beauty look.
Her trademark voluminous hair was sported by each of the models, however, according to Sam McKnight, the genius behind the big and backcombed hair, the models were to look like a more theatrical, exagerrated version – which he nick-named “Chanarella”.
For the silver smoky eye, Tom Pecheux combined clumpy lashes and “la banane” liner, two big makeup trends from the 60s, to create his own take on the astronaut eye.
Recreate the Chanel Beauty look:
Check out my Valentino backstage beauty notes here.