This is Part II of my look at my selections from Dior's Spring 2014 Trianon Collection. There are actually six polishes, scattered across several retailers. I picked up four of the six. Look for proper NOTD posts for each with full manis over the next month or so.
First, the two that I didn't buy. I did so with a lot of research:
Blossom (#132)- A sheer peach with gold glitter that swatches on the nail similar in tone to Chanel June. It is priced $24, and available via Nordstrom. See swatches and reviews from Temptalia, The Beauty Look Book, Pointless Cafe, and The RAEviewer.
Perle(#187)- A matte pink topcoat. Available via Dior, Nordstrom, Sephora, and Macys. See reviews and swatches from Temptalia, The Beauty Look Book, and Blushing Noir.
I did manage to track down the other four shades.
Bloom (#777)- a saturated, cool-toned fuschia. See today's NOTD. This is available via Saks and Macy's. I normally love Dior's formula, but Bloom might be the nicest nail polish I've ever dealt with, period. Its essentially a one-coat polish that self-levels.
Bouquet (#457)- A light coral creme. This is available via Sephora and Macys. It corresponds well with Rouge Dior Rose Crinoline for Dior's matchy-matchy lips and tips. Its formula is what you would expect from Dior, an excellent creme that is full coverage in two coats. Like Bloom, its not a terribly original shade to have in a spring collections, but still nice to have. It lacks the uber-formula of Bloom, but is still a nice coral.
Pampille (#192)- A pale, sheer, minty shimmer. This is a Nordstrom exclusive. This is tricky to work with, but I happen to enjoy it (unlike many other reviewers). On its own, you need 3-4 thin coats for coverage, although some VNL will still be present. It's also lovely as a topper on top of Porcelaine.
Porcelaine (#204) A light blue creme available at all Dior retailers. It has a thin creme formula, and requires 3 thin coats to achieve close to opacity. I struggled with this one- if I built it up enough to be opaque, I dented my nails within an hour. Still, this color is a standout and might be worth the struggle.
These are with 3 coats:
This completes my selections from Dior's Spring 2014 collection. Clearly, I went a bit crazy. Tomorrow, I bring you my selection from Guerlain's Spring 2014 collection.