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Saturday, February 14th, 2009

Sneak Peek: Rescue Beauty Lounge Spring 09

Rescue Beauty Lounge Spring Collection

Get ready to be dazzled this spring with Glitz and Glamour from our friends at Rescue Beauty Lounge.  It's time to roll out the red carpet for these A listers because they deserve special treatment!

A collection of three new glitter polishes inspired by the metallics and sequins previously seen on the runways back in September.

Ji says, "I was the one who'd actually call up for those 'price upon request' items." "Now I'm taking the subway, cooking at home, taking more yoga classes - with this economy, we're all sifting our priorities."

While the September shows of the Spring/Summer 09 lines preceded the economic meltdown in October 2008, Baek nonetheless was surprised at the excess of embellishment seen in the many collections.

"I've never seen so many sequins, embroideries, shimmering metallics and jewels sewn into fabrics. And price points seemed to reach all time highs, with a spangled Balenciaga dress going for $42,000 and jeweled Lanvin sandals for $2,200."

This need for an affordable way to sparkle led Baek to create three "super-shiny glitter" nail polishes for Spring. "We have brights, bold prints and florals from past seasons. All we need to update our look is a bit of opulence on our fingers and toes."

Rescue Beauty Lounge Spring Collection

 

Frugalista (left) is a gunmetal shot through with purple glitter.

In the Spirit of of our J. Crew to Jimmy choo-loving First Lady, there's Look Rich, Be Cheap (middle) - a mix of gold and purple glitter.

And for sifting through locally grown produce at the Farmer's Market, there's Locavore (right), a dazzling combination of gold, green, blue and silver glitter.   

The polishes have much more glitter than polishes you've seen in the past - they sparkle like diamonds," adds Baek, "It makes me giddy."

RBL Spring 09 Swatches

The spring collection officially launches in March and will be available at Rescue Beauty Lounge.

 

 

Make sure you guys check out the photo swatches for this blingtastic collection!

 

 

{A special thanks to Ji at Rescue Beauty Lounge}

 

(3) Comments

eye4style said on Feb 14th, 2009 8:36 am
Wowsa, that is intense glitter. Love it!
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Jinnzor said on Feb 15th, 2009 6:58 am
I almost dropped dead when I saw these, but after seeing swatches I'm not quite as excited. It looks like the base is clear? I think they might have to be layers before I will love them.
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Steph said on Feb 15th, 2009 7:48 am
Hi Eye4style, Thanks! :) Super glittery, luv em! :) Hi Jinnzor, The base is clear but since the glitter is chunky and heavy you could possibly get by with two coats if you apply thick. :)
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