Lady Gaga’s Fragrance Will Smell Like Blood and Semen; Chanel’s Makeup Artist Didn’t Want the Couture Models to Look ‘Too Retro’


• Lady Gaga’s first fragrance will smell “of blood and semen.” [Fashionista]

• Meanwhile, Playboy’s new fragrance line will smell not of semen, but of fruits like blackberries, grapefruits, and pomegranates. The scents, titled Play It Lovely, Play It Sexy, and Play It Spicy, will hit shelves this February. [StyleList]


Heather Marks is starring in a short film created by Nars to show off their new Velvet Matte Lip Pencils. [WWD]

Chanel’s models walked the runway wearing Sharpie-thick cat-eye makeup during the brand’s couture show. The house’s global creative director of makeup, Peter Philips, says the heavy liner was intentional and designed to “take the makeup look away from retro.” [Beauty Counter Blog/]

• D.J. Harley Viera-Newton is addicted to nail art. "I’ve done pretty much everything: full rhinestones on every single nail; I did a rainbow French which has actually been my favorite so far. I’ve done a Christmas theme, a Halloween theme, you name it." [Into the Gloss]