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NOTD: Featuring NARS Kutki and some summer wedges!

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This was the pedi colour for my trip to Turkey!

My pedicure!

A gorgeous, pale blue crème.  Almost like a very pale Tiffany blue! This is from NARS’ collaboration with designer Thakoon and the colour is Kutki.  I got a lot of compliments on this one, on both continents!  The formula is amazing! Super smooth, opaque and well-pigmented.  It’s great on tan-to-dark skin.  And since I think feet shots by themselves are weird, here are the super cute wedges that I wore! They are the Leroy Espadrilles from Sam Edelman.  The entire Thakoon for NARS collection is still available at the NARS website or at Sephora, but it’s limited edition.  I will have more swatches up soon!!!

What is your hot weather colour??

NARS Summer 2012 Collection feels like a vacation…

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…. somewhere warm and relaxing, and these earthy tones would pair perfectly with the bold, punchy colours of spring and summer!

Image courtesy of NARS Cosmetics

Summer brings with it a cocktail of warm earth tones and brazen shimmers. Eyes glisten in icy peach and matte apricot, or shine in iridescent orchid and blue. Lips are subtle in a glossy nude beige pink, or bold in matte strawberry red. A delicate seashell pink lends nails a flattering hue for an overall look that’s sizzling, sophisticated and—like so many summery moments—simply unforgettable. summer brings with it a cocktail of warm earth tones and brazen shimmers. Eyes glisten in icy peach and matte apricot, or shine in iridescent orchid and blue. Lips are subtle in a glossy nude beige pink, or bold in matte strawberry red. A delicate seashell pink lends nails a flattering hue for an overall look that’s sizzling, sophisticated and—like so many summery moments—simply unforgettable.

THE COLLECTION

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Ready for some high fashion?….Presenting Thakoon for NARS Nail Collection 2012

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International fashion designer and Thailand-born Thakoon has teamed up with NARS to bring out a vibrant, nail polish collection, inspired by  Indian spice markets, that is right on trend.

Thakoon for NARS Nail Collection 2012

Fashion and beauty have always gone hand in hand. Now, those hands have the nail polish to match. Introducing the Thakoon for NARS Nail Collection, the brand’s first collaboration with a fashion designer in the nail category.
Already frequent collaborators at New York Fashion Week, founder and creative director Francois Nars has partnered with Thakoon Panichgul to develop a limited edition, six-shade nail collection.
In conceptualizing the shade range, Thakoon was inspired by the vibrant colors found in Indian spice markets. The highly saturated, high-shine shades come in an opaque finish, perfect for spring. Formula is long-wearing, chip-resistant and toluene-, formaldehyde- and DBP-free.
Since his first collection in 2004, the Thailand-born, Nebraska-raised designer’s clothes have graced chic, modern women around the globe, including Jessica Alba, Marion Cotillard, Rachel Bilson, and First Lady Michelle Obama.

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