You always remember your first...Chanel nail polish, that is. The famous formula, with its super-slick finish and consistently innovative shades, has an avid fan following — so avid, in fact, that the company has launched Couleurs Culte de Chanel (or Chanel Color Cult, for you non-francophiles), a collection of five classically covetable shades from the brand's archives. Members of the Color Cult include Particulière, a taupe-gray; Pirate, a perfect red; Black Satin, the original goth-glam ebony; Beige, the ideal...well, beige; and Rouge Noir, a gorgeous blackened red that's been resurrected for a limited-edition run.
As much as we love trendy new colors and finishes, sometimes you just can't beat the sophistication and class that a classic color adds to your look. If you're digging this pared-down-chic polish wardrobe as much as we are, check out the video the brand created in honor of the collection to see the hues in all their glory.
Which Chanel shades would you have in your own personal cult color collection?
Chanel Couleurs Culte de Chanel, $27 each, available at Chanel.
New York Fashion Week may be behind us, but we're still not done obsessing over the beauty looks that came down the runways. Unfortunately, a glowing tan and beach waves are pretty difficult to pull off now that fall's right around the corner. However, as The Huffington Post points out, the awesome, tastefully-done nail read
We're the first to admit that there's nothing better than a manicure and pedicure at the end of a long week. But, more often than not, we're so wrapped up in reading celebrity gossip and chatting away with our technician-turned-therapist, that we overlook our surroundings. And, that might actually be a huge problem. read