Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Meet the Chanel robots

007-(3).jpg
002-(2).jpg
003-(2).jpg
004-(2).jpg

Meet the Chanel robots - the protagonists of a daring and uber-creative beauty campaign that's causing a sensation over at Selfridges London.

The robots, which are all made from individual pieces of make-up, are the brainchild of Peter Philips, the creative director at Chanel.

"A few years ago I made these little robots, that were part of a head piece I created for a tribal make-up shooting … that’s where the idea first came from," he said. "I then had the chance to play with these characters and do an animation, that’s how my little robots came to life."

The make-up robots can fly, jump and strike a pose - and all five play starring roles in an animated film about Chanel make-up titled Here Comes The Beauty Pack, which can be viewed on the Chanel website here.

Joanna McGarry, Stylist's Beauty Director, said, “Trust Peter Philips to come up with a totally unique way to celebrate Chanel beauty. He continually manages to fuse desirability and technology in make-up like no one else can.”

To celebrate the animation, Selfridges London has dedicated two windows to the robots, from today (30 June). Devoted fans can also head inside the store to the Chanel counter where a robot animation is on display, and you can choose your favourite shade of lipstick or eye palette that were used to make the robots.

More

Iconic big hair for backcombing inspiration

From the coiffured beehive to the carefree bouffant

by Anna Brech
16 Oct 2017

Blake Lively has debuted a chic autumnal bob on the red carpet

It’s super-sleek, with shimmering golden highlights

12 Oct 2017

Chrissy Teigen’s clever make-up hack is so simple, yet so effective

But it doesn’t exactly come cheap

by Kayleigh Dray
10 Oct 2017

Adidas model gets rape threats over hairy leg photographs

Arvida Byström says people are pretty angry about her appearance

by Amy Swales
09 Oct 2017

Dove issues apology over that “racist” Facebook advert

“We deeply regret the offence this has caused”

by Kayleigh Dray
09 Oct 2017

The one accessory you need for better backcombing

Use this to create powerful volume and impact

09 Oct 2017

Everything you need to know about Glossier's big UK launch

Where, when and what to buy from the cult US beauty brand

by Moya Crockett
04 Oct 2017

The make-up mistake we’re all guilty of, according to beauty experts

Oops, we did it again…

by Susan Devaney
04 Oct 2017

Six golden rules for backcombing your hair

A foolproof formula for dramatic volume and lift

02 Oct 2017

5 striking Halloween looks you can recreate using your make-up bag

The fanciest of dress for the lowest of effort

by Amy Swales
29 Sep 2017