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Monday, September 22nd, 2008

Fall 08 Collection: Borghese Wines of Tuscany

Borghese Wines of Tuscany Fall Nail Polish collection

Borghese introduces the Wines of Tuscany collection this Fall 08'.  A collection of seven limited edition shades of vampy reds, pinks, browns, and plums.  Overall, this is a nice collection espically, if you love dark, vampy plummy shades.

Out of the collection, I came home with four of the stand-out shades.  The pink and reds didn't interest me much because it's just your standard hot pink and reds - nothing unique.

Check out the photo swatches below.

 Borghese Pomino Plum Nail Polish

 Pomino Plum - a burgandy plum with pink and blue shimmer. 

Borghese Vini Violet Nail Polish

Vini Violet - a deep magenta purple creme.  This was one of my favorite shades out of the collection.  It's a much deeper purple magenta in real life and looks fantastic on toes.

Borghese Brunello Grape Nail Polish

Brunello Grape - A deep blackened grape with matching shimmer.  A very gorgeous, vampy shade for fall.  There was another similar shade in this collection to Brunello Grape but, not as pretty in my opinion. 

Borghese Espresso Brown Nail Polish

Espresso Brown - a brownish red with red and gold shimmer.  The wines of Tuscany collection is now available at your local CVS or Walgreens.

Hope ya'll had a wonderful weekend!   

(1) Comments

Sharon said on Oct 2nd, 2008 10:20 am
I've tried Vini Violet and I LOVE how it dries. :) Great blog too!

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