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Saturday, November 29th, 2008

Fall Winter 08: OPI La Collection De France

OPI La Collection De France 

Couture Couleur La De France fall/winter 08 collection features twelve rich, senous colors inspired by the effortless elegance of French fashion.

Despite the fact I'm so fashionably late posting my Fall swatches, the OPI France collection has some truely unique shades this year.  Starting off with the most unique and my personal favorite, You Don't know Jacques.  A deep brownish gray taupe creme that compliments most every skintone.  Another great shade coming in second is Parlez-vous.  Described as a lavendar purple with gray undertones.

What I passed on - most the Reds.  There's only so much you can do with red and while most of the shades in the France collection were nice, they just didn't interest me.

Check out the swatches below. 

OPI Bastille My Heart Nail Polish

Bastille My Heart - a medium cherry apple red with subtle pink shimmer.  I would of preferred this to be a tad bit darker.

OPI Bastille My Heart Nail Polish

 This image is a good color representation of Bastille my Heart.

OPI Well Always Have Paris

We'll Always Have Paris - a dark vampy purple reddish creme.  A great plum shade for fall.

OPI You Don't Know Jacques Nail Polish

You Don't Know Jacques was one of the many stand-outs in this collection and my favorite.  Described as a Muddy Grey Taupe creme.  It's different, unique and just a fab neutral color all around. 

OPI Lourve Me Lourve Me Not

Lourve me Lourve me not - a violet base with blue and red shimmer. 

OPI Parlezvous OPI Nail Polish

Parlez-vous OPI is another one of the stand-out colors in the France collection.  A lavender purple with muted gray creme.

OPI Tickly my Francey Nail Polish

Tickle my France-y is a nice neutral shade that's anything but sheer.  This is the perfect anytime shade that you can leave on your nails for days and not have to worry about coordinating with your work wardrobe.  

OPI Eiffel For This Color Nail Polish

Eiffel for this color is a darkened plum with blue and pink shimmer that simply looked stunning on.   

OPI Eiffel For this Color nail polish

Eiffel for this Color

OPI Yes I can can Nail Polish

Yes.. I can-can a darkened red plum much like We'll have Paris' base color, but with added silver shimmers.  I preferred this one over We'll have Paris because the silver sparkles gives a bit of kick.

OPI Yes I can can nail polish swatch

I'll be adding a few more swatches this week.

The OPI collection de France is now available at OPI retailers and 8ty8 and Head2Toe.

Tags: opi, fall winter collection, swatches

Posted by Steph at 05:11:am
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katee said on Nov 29th, 2008 8:33 am
I just got the france collex so I am late too :) Just did mani w/ yes I can can & I love it!!

Steph said on Nov 30th, 2008 8:09 am
Sometimes I wish I had 10 hands to do swatches, lol. Aren't the colors great? I really liked Yes I can can too! :)

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