For the second time in a row, Virginie Viard swapped the usual Grand Palais for equestrian school Étrier de Paris to show its Haute Couture FW22/23 collection.

Slouchy shapes, ornate details and saturated pops of color were tempered with a quintessentials Chanel beauty look: clean matte skin, a softly-pinched pink blush, nude lips and a smudgy black liner around the eyes.

PARIS, FRANCE – JULY 05: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY – For Non-Editorial use please seek approval from Fashion House) A model walks the runway during the Chanel Haute Couture Fall Winter 2022 2023 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on July 05, 2022 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Unlike previous collections that featured bold details like heavy wings or watermelon-hued lips, FW22/23 was simple, soft, and very French.

Makeup was led by Lisa Butler, and felt like a rough-up version of the FW22/23 Ready to Wear look presented just a few months earlier: skin was raw but polished, lashed were curled and coated with inky black mascara, a soft black liner was smudged around the upper and lower lash lines, while cheeks and lips were kept all but bare.

PARIS, FRANCE – JULY 05: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY – For Non-Editorial use please seek approval from Fashion House) A model, outfit detail, walks the runway during the Chanel Haute Couture Fall Winter 2022 2023 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on July 05, 2022 in Paris, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)

Hairstylist James Pecis crafted the perfect soft airy wave to compliment the makeup. Fluffy and ever-so-slightly frizzy, it was natural, youthful and beautifully low key against Viard’s designs. Hats and big black bows acted as a finishing touch for some looks — two enduring Chanel beauty emblems that feel just as relevant today as they did 100 years ago.

Scroll on for a few of our favorite beauty moments from the show, or keep up with our rolling coverage of Haute Couture week here.

PARIS, FRANCE – JULY 05: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY – For Non-Editorial use please seek approval from Fashion House) A model walks the runway during the Chanel Haute Couture Fall Winter 2022 2023 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on July 05, 2022 in Paris, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale – Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE – JULY 05: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY – For Non-Editorial use please seek approval from Fashion House) A model walks the runway during the Chanel Haute Couture Fall Winter 2022 2023 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on July 05, 2022 in Paris, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale – Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE – JULY 05 : A model walks the runway during the Chanel Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2022-2023 fashion show as part of the Paris Haute Couture Week on July 5, 2022 in Paris, France. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE – JULY 05 : A model walks the runway during the Chanel Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2022-2023 fashion show as part of the Paris Haute Couture Week on July 5, 2022 in Paris, France. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE – JULY 05 : A model walks the runway during the Chanel Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2022-2023 fashion show as part of the Paris Haute Couture Week on July 5, 2022 in Paris, France. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE – JULY 05 : Quannah Chasinghorse walks the runway during the Chanel Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2022-2023 fashion show as part of the Paris Haute Couture Week on July 5, 2022 in Paris, France. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE – JULY 05 : A model walks the runway during the Chanel Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2022-2023 fashion show as part of the Paris Haute Couture Week on July 5, 2022 in Paris, France. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
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