Saturday, September 11, 2010

Chanel Les Khakis de Chanel Nail Collection

I finally got around to doing some swatches today. Sadly yesterday I was told by my vet that my dog is not going to get better so we have to put him to sleep on Monday morning. I am devastated to say the least. Anyway enough of my sadsack stories...!

The much anticipated Les Khakis de Chanel collection was released on the 10th September for Fashion's Night Out and I went and snapped up one of each of the colours straight away! I couldn't believe it, but Khaki Vert sold out while I was at the counter! A woman came in and bought 5 of each colour! I'm glad I didn't wait to buy these babies.

With that said, as I anticipated, I'm not sure these colours actually suit my skin tone. However, they are some of the best quality Chanel polishes I have ever used. The colour is extremely opaque for all three and they could all easily be 1 coaters, but I did 2 just in case. I will advise as to dry time and wear once I've had them on for a few days...

Khaki Vert - Dusty grey green. For all you green lovers out there, this colour is a must! Personally I don't think it suits my skin tone, but I will still wear it. It is darker than Essie's Sew Psyched and obviously doesn't have the shimmer that Sew Psyched has.

Khaki Vert

Khaki Brun -  Murky olive green/brown. This colour is really interesting and unusual. Initially I thought it would be a Particuliere dupe, but having seen it in person, the two are nothing alike. It is definitely brown in certain light, but in others, the olive green really shines through.

Khaki Brun

Khaki Rose - Medium brown/taupe with a hint of rose. The rose in this one is really subtle. Out of all three I really liked this one the best against my skintone. It is a really soft and flattering colour. 

 Khaki Rose

Although everyone seems to be really excited about this collection, I'm still not convinced that these colours will cause as much fuss as Jade did last year. 

Thanks for stopping by and hope you are having a great day! xo


  1. wow chanel
    I like chanel
    your nails beautıful

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  2. They're all gorgeous, but I think Khaki Vert is my favorite!

  3. I disagree, I think they do suit yr color tone. Khaki brun looks the best on you but I think that may be cause *I* like that color the the best!

  4. Love them ! But it's weird that we seem to have even more issue to get our hands on those babies in Europe. I mean Chanel is a french brand... and they seem to be sold nowhere. They look great on you anyway ;)


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