Sunday, July 19, 2015

Dior Fall 2015 Dior Vernis in "791 Darling Blue", "001 Miroir", "701 Metropolis" & "785 Cosmopolite": Review and Swatches

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Hi everyone! Today I am swatching up some beautiful nail colors from Dior's Fall 2015 Collection. Designed to give the nails a playful yet chic touch, this limited edition Dior Vernis ($31 CAD) range features four new colors and one permanent shade. If you are a fan of luxurious jewel tones, get ready because you are in for a treat!

791 Daring Blue:
This is a deep royal blue with beautiful blue shimmers. The formulation is smooth and buttery, almost opaque with one coat. I used two coats for the swatches below.
Dior Vernis in Darling Blue 791, two coats with no top coat.
001 Miroir:
This is an absolutely gorgeous white silver chrome. The pigmentation is quite impressive, it's pretty much opaque in one coat. The finish is a tad streaky on bare nails so I used a base coat and the result? Fabulous! Check out that reflective shine!
I also tried topping this with a top coat but I find the gloss takes away from the foil finish.
Dior Vernis in Miroir 001, two coats over base coat, no top coat.
701 Metropolis:
A smoky light forest green, Metropolis has some subtle silvery sparkles. This one is slightly sheerer compared to the others, but two coats provided a beautiful opaque and shiny finish.
Dior Vernis in Metropolis 701, two coats with no top coat.
785 Cosmopolite (permanent shade):
A unique rosewood cream, Cosmopolite is rich and smooth. The pigmentation is impressive and the finish is nice and shiny.
Dior Vernis in Cosmopolite 785, two coats with no top coat.
Overall:
All four shades are absolutely impressive. "Miroir" is a must-have if you've been looking for the perfect silver chrome. My personal favorite is "Cosmopolite", it's such a sophisticated red and the application is just flawless.
There is one additional shade from the collection that I don't have a swatch for. It's called "982 Black Out".

Availability:
Dior Fall 2015 Collection is available in stores starting August 2015.
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