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Essie New York Fashion Week Recap: Day 5

Essie New York Fashion Week Carolina HerreraToday’s Essie New York Fashion Week Recap: Day 5 post features the fashion and complementary manicures from runway shows by the following designers: Veronica Beard, Brock, Heimstone, and Carolina Herrera!

The sophisticated off-the-shoulder dress by Carolina Herrera has my heart because I adore the asymmetrical detailing at the waist and bust.  The stormy-sky-like print takes the overall look to the next level. Plus the overall silhouette is strong and feminine – a statement dress.

Heimstone’s green dress comes in at a close second for me. It looks cozy and body-conscious with a playful edge. Plus you know how I feel about the colour green! ;) Adore it!

As for the nail looks, the vampy Essie Shearling Darling pairs well with the Fall/Winter 2015 clothing collection by Veronica Beard. It’s my favourite manicure out of the bunch.

(Psst! I’ll be announcing a HUGE nail-polish giveaway in a few days. It’ll be open to Canada and US residents. You won’t want to miss it! More details to come.)

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Essie New York Fashion Week Recap: Day 4

New York Fashion Week 2015 Essie Diane von FurstenbergSince some of you liked my recap post of Essie New York Fashion Week 2015 Days 1, 2, and 3, I’m bringing you another one: Essie New York Fashion Week Recap: Day 4!

In this post, you’ll see the fashion and manicures at the runway shows for DKNY, Dion Lee, Yigal Azrouel, and Diane von Furstenberg.

My favourite outfit is the one by Diane von Furstenberg (DVF) because of the texture, vivid colours, and high-impact drama!

Which outfit is your favourite? Do you like any of the simple manicures?

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Essie New York Fashion Week Recaps: Days 1, 2 & 3

Essie New York Fashion Week 2015 Rebecca MinkoffNail polish alone is enough to make my pulse race, but what really oils up my engine is when I see it in action on the runway.

Fashion is a creative force that I love to follow. No, I don’t jump on every trend, but I like to know what’s going on in the industry because it sometimes echoes the status quo, while other times, it challenges it defiantly!

Beauty and fashion go hand-in-hand, and I’m inspired by the creativity that goes into each look. Although commercial beauty is pleasing to the eye, it’s the editorial, quirky, and offbeat designs that I find myself drawn to the most. Fashion is art.

So when I checked my e-mail this week and found a bunch of Essie New York Fashion Week Recaps, I had to share them with you, my fellow nailphiles.

You get to see Essie nail polish in action on the runway – it doesn’t get more exciting than that! (Well, the only thing I could see trumping that would be if I ever meet Essie Weingarten!) ;)

In this post, I share with you information and photos from Days 1, 2, and 3 of Essie nail polish at New York Fashion Week 2015!

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Maybelline at New York Fashion Week 2015 (Marissa Webb & Jonathan Simkhai Shows)

Maybelline NYFW 2015Today, I have something cool to share with you. (Happy Valentine’s Day, by the way!)

If you’re into fashion, you know what NYFW stands for! ;)

In this post, I include photos and information about the makeup inspiration and the fashion for the Marissa Webb and Jonathan Simkhai shows.

The Maybelline makeup artists whipped up the looks for both of the designers during New York Fashion Week 2015, which demonstrates that drugstore makeup can take you from the sidewalk to the catwalk in style.

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News for Nailphiles: Essie at Paris Haute Couture 2015

Paris Haute Couture Mabille EssieI came home from work this evening and found an interesting e-mail from Essie’s PR with a recap from Essie at Paris Haute Couture 2015!

Nail polish is very exciting to me, but seeing it in action in the fierce fashion world? I love it!

In this little post, I share with you the information I was sent, as well as photos of the models in their Jean Paul Gaultier, Loris Azzaro, and Mabille designer apparel with Essie manicures.

Valerie Banino was the talented nail artist who led the Essie team to deck the models’ tips with style for the runway!

They used many different Essie nail polishes, but the photos in this post depict just a few. Enjoy!

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Essie Resort 2015 Collection Press Release

Essie Resort 2015 CollectionReady to gear up for warmer weather? I sure am, and if you are, too, then come join me on a colourful adventure!

Today’s post explores the Essie Resort 2015 Collection from the official press release that was sent to me by PR.

The Essie Resort 2015 Collection launches in US salons on February 1st and will hit Canadian salons and mass market retailers on April 7th.

There are four shades in the Essie Resort 2015 Collection: Suite Retreat (blue orchid), Time for Me Time (iridescent sheer pink), Stones ‘n’ Roses (pink coral), and Cocoa Karma (milk chocolate).

Which one(s) would you like to see reviewed in-depth with lots of swatches? 

P.S. If you’ve been following me on social media, you may have seen me post a couple of black-and-white teaser photos about the Essie Spring 2015 Collection here and here. Those are not of the Essie Resort Collection for 2015. It’s a separate collection. :) (Yes, even more great nail polish from Essie to look forward to! I’ll reveal the spring colours in February.)

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