Chanel Le Vernis in Taboo

  Forget about all the Spring pastels! This is the colour of the season. Or at least it is for me, as I love, love, love this nail polish. This newly launched Chanel Le Vernis in Taboo is part of the small Revelation de Chanel Spring Summer 2013 makeup collection. It was the glistening dark shade that came … Continue reading

Focus… Chanel Fashion Night Out Autumn 2012 Collection

Are you ready for Fashion Night Out tomorrow night? Among all of the excitement the event of the season brings, you need to keep an eye on the exclusive product launches and pop-up shows celebrating the occasion. This year, Chanel amped up its offering with three lip and nail duos. As always, Peter Philips, the … Continue reading

Focus… Carine Roitfeld for MAC Cosmetics

MAC Cosmetics is launching its exclusive collection developed with former French VOGUE editor Carine Roitfeld on September 6th. Now it is a funny coincidence that this launch concurs with the date for Fashion Night Out… The collection is heavy on eye makeup, as a nod to Roitfeld’s signature look, ranging from solid basics like eyelash … Continue reading

Focus… Les Essentiels de Chanel for Autumn-Winter 2012

It is a Chanel day on the blog today (!). This time, let’s take a look at Chanel’s Autumn/Winter 2012 makeup collections, Les Essentiels de Chanel, because really, who could resist a treat in black packaging with entwined Cs. Lumière d’Artifices Beiges Limited Edition has two shades of beige, infused with fine golden sparkles to … Continue reading

Focus… Dior Golden Jungle Beauty Collection for AW 2012

A couple of days ago, Dior launched its Autumn/Winter 2012 beauty range,  Golden Jungle.  This collection includes in two limited-edition eye and lip palettes, two luminous graphic eye palettes, as well as a fabulous croc leather-effect nail duo, and a range of lipsticks. Dior Golden Jungle Palette comes in a sleek silver compact, holding a trio of … Continue reading

Favourite… Essie Summer Collection 2012

Anyone visiting this blog regularly knows how much love is given here to nail colours – you can read all about this obsession in the ‘Nails’ section of the blog – so when Essie Summer Collection launched a few days ago, needless to say excitement was in the air! Essie’s Summer Collection 2012 has six … Continue reading

Focus… Dior Summer Mix Collection

Dior will be introducing Summer Mix in a few days, a brightly- coloured limited edition collection of lip glosses and nail varnishes. The 4 new Dior Addict Ultra-Gloss enhance lips with irresistible shine whereas the new Dior Vernis Nail Gloss come with a completely new texture and a brand new translucent, glossy formula with a … Continue reading

Favourite… Chanel Summertime Collection

Unlike many of the brands who opt for brighter hues in the summertime, Chanel as always, keeps it classic with a collection of pretty, smokey brown eyes, bronzed skin and subtle nude, coral lips and warm nail colours. The perfect balance of bronze shades to complement a summer tan, creative director Peter Philips has created … Continue reading

Focus… Ciaté Pop Up Nail Bar at Selfridges

Nail art has undoubtedly taken a rather decadent turn. As can be attested by the 14,000 strong waiting list, the only manicure to be seen in this season is Ciaté’s Caviar Manicure. Glossy, pearlised microbeads set to create a 3-dimensional textured nail that look good-enough-to-eat. The Ciaté Kits come complete with a Paint Pot Nail Varnish and a bottle … Continue reading

Focus… Thakoon for NARS Nail Collection

  Introducing the Thakoon for NARS Nail Collection, the brand’s first collaboration with a fashion designer in the nail category. Already frequent collaborators at New York Fashion Week, founder and creative director Francois Nars has partnered with Thakoon Panichgul to develop a limited edition, six-shade nail collection.  Thakoon was inspired by the vibrant colors found in … Continue reading