Besides its top-shelf pigmentation and oodles of micro-glitter, Dolce & Gabbana’s Nail Lacquer in Platinum ($20) has a nice surprise that makes it stand out from all the other gray polishes showing up at department store counters this spring (see Estee Lauder Wild Violets and Dior Montaigne).
The sole nail color in the new Secret Garden Collection might look like your typical shimmery silver polish in the bottle, but on my nails Platinum subtly flashes from silver to gray to green to taupe depending on the light. Very cool!
I haven’t yet tested Platinum for durability since the bottle just came in, but if it’s anything like the Dolce & Gabbana polishes from the last few seasons it should resist chipping with a good base coat.
I applied two coats of Dolce & Gabbana Nail Polish in Midnight on my toes before leaving for a trip last fall (it’s one of my “good luck” nail polishes; do you have any of those?), and being the lazy @ss that I am, I didn’t paint my nails again for a good three weeks after. By the end of the third week, my polish showed a few chips, but the color was almost as vibrant as the first day I put it on.
CAT LADY BONUS: Platinum looks particularly stunning against a backdrop of tabby fur.
AVAILABILITY: Coming soon to Dolce & Gabbana counters at Saks Fifth Avenue stores and saksfifthavenue.com
MAKEUP AND BEAUTY BLOG RATING: B+/A-
For more on the Dolce & Gabbana Secret Garden Collection, check out…
- Swatch Me I’m Falling for Dolce & Gabbana Secret Garden
- Visitors Are Welcome in the Dolce & Gabbana Secret Garden Today
- It’s No Secret: I’m Looking Forward to the Dolce & Gabbana Secret Garden Collection This Spring
When Tuesdays Attack!
Didn’t today totally feel like a Monday? Yeesh!
Kinda random, but I’ve been going through a Kate Spade phase and did some shopping last weekend for spring accessories. I was hunting for a cute clutch/pouch that’s small enough to throw into a bigger bag but cute enough to stand on its own. I think I may have found it in the Kate Spade Daycation Large Cosmetic Purse ($75).
I like that it’s roomy enough to hold a phone, cards, chump change, makeup and my camera with room to spare. All that, and the print’s cute too!
Apparently, a lot of women have been feeling this purse because it appears to be sold out of stock online. If you’re interested in it, you might call the stores in your area to see if they they’ll ship. Here’s a listing of store locations and phone numbers, just in case.
Now on to more pressing things, like dinner! What’s on the menu for tonight? I’m craving pasta…
Hope you had a lovely Tuesday
Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,