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Entitled ‘Bombay Express’, the collection of powders, kohls and the soon-to-be-cult nail polish were designed by Creative Director Peter Philips to conjure up “a specific vision of India”, from “Surreal princesses from an idealised empire” to “the scent of jasmine” and “lavishness of the Maharajas”The graphic black eyeshadow ILLUSION D’OMBRE Mirifique (£23.00) was inspired by “Indian beauties” who “know how to enhance their noble almond-shaped eyes…with kohl and dark eyeshadows”. Other pieces include a gorgeous shimmery gold powder ROUTE DES INDES DE CHANEL (£48.00), to dab onto cheekbones and eyelids (see below), the powder embossed with the motif of a rare piece of bronze brocade from an Indian-influenced collection created by Gabrielle Chanel in the 1960s.My favourite is the pale gold and silver nail polish inspired by Diwali, the Festival of Lights (£18.00).Bombay Express features opulent gold shades – Chanel 2012 Summer Collection – from Stylist

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