The Dolce & Gabbana Bouquet Collection Nail Lacquers Sure Look Pretty in Pastel

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Dolce & Gabbana Bouquet Collection

There’s something very soothing about these six new Dolce & Gabbana Nail Lacquers from the limited edition Bouquet Collection, isn’t there? How they look all pastel and springy, like a row of Jordan Almonds, Easter eggs or frosted mini-cupcakes…



I’m wearing three coats in the swatches below (because they looked a little streaky after two).

dolce gabbana rose petal
Rose Petal

dolce gabbana lemon

dolce gabbana mint

dolce gabbana anise

dolce gabbana acqua

dolce gabbana lilac

dolce gabbana bouquet collection nail lacquer
From left to right: Rose Petal, Lemon, Mint, Anise, Acqua and Lilac

The Dolce & Gabbana Bouquet Collection Nail Lacquers for Spring/Summer 2012

  • All six polishes dry to a semi-matte finish
  • Rose Petal, Lemon, Mint, Anise and Acqua are creams
  • Lilac has a faint silver shimmer (have to look really closely to see it)
  • With the exception of Anise, all of these have a very thick consistency

PRICE: $20 each
AVAILABILITY: Coming soon to select Saks Fifth Avenue stores and online
MAKEUP AND BEAUTY BLOG RATING: B (thick consistency, and they can be a tad streaky)

Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,



P.S. For my fellow rom-com fans, have you seen Like Crazy? I was in the mood for something mellow and romantic yesterday, and this fit the bill. It’s about two college students in L.A., one a British gal, the other an American bloke, who fall in love, and then have to figure out where to take the relationship after graduation.

I paused it last night with about 20 minutes left because I had to get to bed, but pretty good from what I saw. I hope to finish the rest tonight.

P.P.S. If you haven’t entered yet, there’s still time to enter the China Glaze Capitol Colours and Electropop Brights Kit giveaway. Only takes a comment. 🙂


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  1. Trisha says:

    Oh, I love all of these colors. I want these nail polishes so much.

    As for Like Crazy, I haven’t seen it. But, I do love Anton Yelchin, so it has that going for it. 🙂
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  2. Ele says:

    Some of the colors are similar to cheaper polishes I already own (Lilac, Aqua and Rose Petal) but I do love Mint.

  3. Kim says:

    The colors look creamy and delicious in the bottles but the streaking is a killer for me. And, actually, so is requiring more than one coat. 🙂

    I haven’t seen Like Crazy but I need an intervention like crazy. I was up until almost midnight again streaming old eps of Buffy. Scary.

    • Karen says:

      Dude, that’s such a good show! After you finish it you then have Angel to look forward to. Where are you at in the story?

      • Kim says:

        Oh, I’m so glad you like it too! Angel just returned from hell (Season 3, the Homecoming episode). I said to the Hubs last night while watching “hey, look, good news… Angel’s back!”. He started googling therapists. HAHA! Totally! After this season, I think I’ll be off Buffy and onto Angel! 🙂

    • Adrienne says:

      Ive been staying up too late watching Buffy too! You can’t stop after season 3, Spike with his, uh “problem performing” in season 4…perfection. I love him in season 4 because he thinks he is so insanely cool and scary, but he’s actually hilariously pathetic, and somehow still hot even though I never go for blonde…
      Have you watched them before or is this your first time through?

  4. Marina says:

    I love blue, mint and lilac nail polishes. I am not really that into rom coms but I want to see this film. Saw you’ve mentioned Melancholia the other day, there is no way I am watching it. I am afraid it will leave me feeling really sad.
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  5. Nina says:

    such pretty, springy colors!

    • Karen says:

      Hi Nina,

      Aren’t they, though? Gotta love how fresh they feel.

      I hope you’re having a great day so far. Got any plans yet for the weekend beside The Hunger Games movie?

      • Nina says:

        im just going to spend time w/ my sister and her grandkid on saturday; then go to the comic book store! how bout you? 🙂

  6. Karo says:

    Oh Wow! I ❤ all of them!

  7. Kayla says:

    I love these nail polish shades

  8. Teri says:

    Strangely enough I’m really liking the yellow shade, and I’m not so big on yellow shades, but this one is nice! 🙂
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  9. Larie says:

    Love these colors! I love pastels on nails. And now I kind of want to see that movie! Anton Yelchin = <3
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  10. Olivia says:

    I love these shades!

  11. ahhhdri says:

    Great swatches! I especially love Anise.

  12. I love most of these, but I have noooo patience for anything that takes more than 2 coats, however amazing the color is!
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  13. Love! I’m not sold on the sound of the formula, but the pastels D&G have chosen to do here are absolutely divine. Anise and Lilac; two shades after my own heart!

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  14. Adrienne says:

    BTW, I had to run out and buy jordan almonds after your introductory blog about these lol!
    Anise is really pretty, and Im not a big polish conniseur but it seems pretty unique!

  15. Fieran says:

    Mint, Anise and Acqua look great on you. I don’t do pastels well I think because I find they are a bit too girly for me. Too much tomboy here 🙂

  16. amy says:

    Anise and Lemon are my favourites. Is the Lemon polish streaky like almost all yellow polishes on the market?
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  17. gnoma says:

    I guess I already own all of these shades in other dupes or almost dupes from other brands, but I have to admit that this collection is too beautiful with all those bottles with such delicate colors together :°)

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