First Greige and Now Griolet


ParadoxalParticuliereChanel is not only creating one It-nail polish after the other, the French house is also inspiring the fashion world to invent new names for colours.

In the beginning of the year, there was Particulière 505 that led to “greige”, gray + beige, and for this fall it is going to be Paradoxal 509, a mixture between gray + violet, so-called “griolet”.

The shade is absolutely amazing and works with everything, a perfect companion for fall. It looks so much more purplish in the bottle than it appears on the nails. Pray for the grace of the beauty gods to get one!

LoL, Sandra

Les Contrastes de Chanel for Fall 2010

Are you happy that you have just managed to grab one bottle of Chanel`s turquoise must-have nail polish for summer “Nouvelle Vague”? Do not relax too long and get yourself on the wait list for the next round. Here is the new lovely collection from Chanel for Fall 2010: “Les Contrastes de Chanel”, said to be in stores in August.

Two nail polishes will be available, Jade Rose 493″, a pale pink that had partnered already last year with the much hyped mint green “Jade”, gets a second chance at stardom. But it has some fierce competition in terms of a shimmery purple called “Paradoxe/Paradoxal 509”. I love the polish hysteria caused by Chanel`s new launches.

The collection will include some beautiful eyeshadows: Les 4 Ombres “Enigma” and two new single shades Taupe Grisé” and “Vert Khaki”. The Inimitable Intense Mascara (my favourite at the moment) is announced in purple. I will definitely get my hands on this one as I am crazy for coloured mascara.

There will also be three limited edition blushes, so-called Joues Contrastes in “Rose Temptation”, “Pink Explosion” and “Plum Attraction”. The names are already mouth-watering for me just as the preview of the gorgeous glossimers and lipstick colours.
I cannot wait to see their swatches and try everything!

LoL, Sandra

Photos: Courtesy of Chanel