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Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

Essie Summer: North Folk Collection Swatches

Essie Summer 09

Grab your sunglasses, beach towel and a little SPF this summer and get ready to sail your blues away with Essie's new North Folk collection.

This summer Essie introduces two releases for summer - North Folk and The Neons.

North Folk is a  small collection of three fun, yet watery shades that take you back to those lazy summer days.

Bravo, Bravo, Essie! And another Bravo for the fabulous blue colaboration this summer!  Essie must of been listening, this collection goes out to the nail polish lovers that have been longing for unique shades such as,  Starry Starry Nights and Dominica Green.

Overall, everything about this collection is amazing, including the dreamy application. All my swatches were done with two coats and no visible problems.

Check em' out.

Essie Greenport nail polish

Essie Summer 09: North Folk Collection

Greenport - a minty blue green creme that's gorgeous. A lighter version of Misa's Dirty Sexy Money, but not an exact dupe.

Essie Sag Harbor nail polish

Essie summer collection 09

Sag Harbor - Wow, this is HOT! Described as a powder blue shimmer with grey undertones that's amazing. Not quite a "traditional" duochrome, but it definitely changes from gray to powder blue in different lighting.

What you can't see, the gorgeous gray undertones that's more apparent in real life.

Essie Shelter Island nail polish

Essie North Folk summer collection

Shelter Island - a bright sky blue creme that's not too bright, but not too dull.

Essie's North Folk collection is now available at Essie, Beauty Salons, or online at Head2Toe.

Tags: essie, summer collection, north folk, review, swatches

Posted by Steph at 10:52:am
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k said on Apr 14th, 2009 11:05 am
North FORK gorgeous!
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brooklynshoebabe said on Apr 14th, 2009 12:47 pm
Wow, you got that rich color from just two coats? Beautiful.
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Holly said on Apr 14th, 2009 1:01 am
Hey Steph, I have been waiting for TransDesign to get these before I order them. I still can not find them on their site. Any suggestions? Holly
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BellaDonnaForte said on Apr 14th, 2009 1:29 am
Loving Shelter Island.. kinda reminds me of Just Groovy, OPI
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rmcandlelight said on Apr 14th, 2009 2:54 am
I just picked these up at Ulta. I almost didn't get sag harbour because to me it doesn't look blue/grey. Its looks grey to me. Your picks look different than the product in the bottle irl.
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SW said on Apr 14th, 2009 4:58 am
Hi Holly - I picked up the North Folk Collection at head2toebeauty.com. I emailed Transdesign a few weeks ago and they were unable to confirm when they were going to get this collection in stock. I checked with Head2Toe around the same time and they let me know they would receive them around the end of the month. Hope that helps.
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Steph said on Apr 14th, 2009 11:51 am
Hi brooklynbabe, Yep! A very pretty collection. Hi Holly, It looks like Trans Design isn't going to have them for a awhile. Can you order from Head2Toe? Looks to be Head2Toe is the only one online :) Hi Bella, I really loved them all! Hi rmcandlelight, Yeah, it's a tricky one that's really hard to capture. Although, I really love the gray appeal to it :) Hi SW, Thanks so much for chiming in, your a doll :)
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Polish Earthgirl said on Apr 15th, 2009 6:40 am
Is greenport a dupe of China Glaze For Audrey?
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Steph said on Apr 15th, 2009 6:44 am
Hi Polish Earthgirl, No, their completely different. It sways towards Misa's Dirty Sexy Money except a tad lighter. I'm going to get a comparison pic up soon. :)
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Tessi said on Apr 16th, 2009 10:48 am
Sag Harbor really caught my eye, what an unique color!
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Annigje said on Feb 24th, 2010 10:34 am
I'm looking for a dupe of Essie Greenport... is there any, closer than Dirty Sexy Money? Thank you.
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