Chanel's Couture AW17 Beauty Look Was All Punk Eyeshadow In The Front, Business Updo In The Back

Chanel couture just gave ladylike a whole lot of edge.

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Finally an OTT haute couture make-up look we can get on board with.

Because when it comes to couture week all we want is for some major make-up to rock down the runway so we can immediately attempt to recreate it at home.

Leave the bare-faced complexion, undone hair and spa skin at home, Chanel just gave us the punk sunset eyeshadow look we've been waiting for.

Created by make-up artist and backstage legend Tom Pecheux, the rainbow swatched eyeshadow look included painterly washes of blue, red, green and orange swept all the way up and over the eyebrows with just a dash of silver to up the punk ante.

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Those rules you thought you knew about applying make-up? Yup, Chanel just smashed them to pieces. In a chic way, of course.

A stark (or should we say fun) contrast to the charcoal palette and buttoned up silhouette of the couture collection, the new romantic-esque make-up gave a nod to the multi-coloured paint daubed eyes from the fashion house's SS14 show, and reflected Karl Lagerfeld's continued love for the arts.

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However, Chanel's AW17 couture offering was a game of two halves.

Yes, the make-up may have been artsy, but the hair was all lady.

Dubbing the sleek low-slung ponytail the 'Chanel Twist', hair legend Sam Mcknight twisted models' hair into a loop at the nape of their necks before finishing with Modern Hairspray, a product from the hair stylists' own range, to set the look.

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But when hair looks this good, hair nets are a must. Backstage, models donned the more practical accessory to protect their newly looped 'dos.

Arizona Muse in a hair net? Now that's what we call accessible fashion.

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