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Continuing on from my Aphrodite Lacquers Spam post yesterday, here are the rest of the Printemps a Paris beauties!

Yesterday I showed you how stunning and pretty Fluerir, La Pluie, Nuages and Terre are… Let’s start today’s post with what I consider to be the centrepiece of the Printemps a Paris collection: Fete Champetre. Referring to Garden Party, Fete Champetre is truly a party in a bottle. A whitish lavender base with pinkish purple hidden shimmer, it is filled with multi-colour glitter used in the rest of this collection. Look at this fun and gorgeous bottle macro:

Here it is swatched:

That’s two coats on the index and middle fingers, and 3 coats on the other two. I previously reblogged Crystal’s Crazy Combos’ blog of this here – she won this stunning polish in my last giveaway! 🙂

Next up, beautiful Soleil, a milky white-pinkish base with the signature pink hidden shimmer of this collection, and dark pink, fuchsia, and red glitters. Below you see its shine and shimmer, even in the shade!

I have on two coats on the index and middle fingers again, with 3 coats on the ring and pinky.

Here is Soleil or Sun in beautiful sunlight:


It is such a girly and pretty polish!

Last but not least, Papillon, or Butterfly, a milky pale lavender base in a more purple hidden shimmer, with lavender and purple glitters.

I layered 3 coats on my pinky and ring fingers, while using 2 coats on the rest to show you how buildable these polishes are. Papillon looks a little whiter in the sunlight picture than in real life… it is a stunning, delicate beauty.

Overall, I adored this collection. As with all of Rebecca’s other amazing creations, this collection was cohesive, sharing a similarity across all seven polishes, yet allowing each colour to be a one-of-a-kind polish. And the best part? This was a fall collection released at the beginning of October! How different and fun to release such a pretty and pastel collection at a time when dark and moody polishes rule. Love!

This collection, along with the rest of the Printemps a Paris collection, is still available on Aphrodite’s Etsy shop! And don’t forget to follow on Facebook and Twitter for the latest Aphrodite news!

Which of the seven polishes did you like the best?

~xo

I have a slew of beautiful Aphrodite Lacquers polishes that I have been wanting to share, so I have broken it up into two spam posts… the first of which I bring you today!

For Fall 2012, Rebecca decided to take Aphrodite Lacquers in a different direction by releasing a gorgeous collection of whites and pastels, her favourite colours (some of mine too!) to contrast the deeps and darks generally preferred this time of year. This collection is called Printemps a Paris, and it is feminine, pretty, gorgeous. ❤  (See my previous posts here and here as well as a reblog of one of the gorgeous colours here.)

Here are a few of these stunning fall polishes for you to drool over 🙂

First up, Fluerier, previously posted for my first Go Pink Wednesday:

Aphrodite Lacquers describes this polish as a pastel pink base with pink hidden shimmer and  pink, lavender and fuchsia glitters. Gorgeous!

Up next, La Pluie…. a rainy, soft polish with a pastel blue base, blue hidden shimmer, and blue, silver, gunmetal glitters. Aptly named Rain in French:

Here I have on 2 coats on my index and middle fingers, and 2 coats over my new favourite white jelly, OPI’s Funny Bunny on the other two. See how buildable and gorgeous it is?

And then, Nuages, a gorgeous soft white jelly milky base with sky blue hidden shimmer, and aqua, silver and gunmetal glitters. Clouds, indeed:

Here, too, I layered 2 coats over OPI’s Funny Bunny on my first two fingers, with 2 coats of Nuages over a base coat on my ring and pinky. I love it both ways… and a third coat would have achieved the same look minus the undies.

Last but not least for today’s post, Terre (Earth), a soft pastel green base with green hidden shimmer, and yellow, moss green and emerald glitter. I didn’t think I would like Terre at first, but then you see it on, and wow. That shimmer… that softness… so squishy!

Check out the macro of it showing that gorgeous shimmer! (Feel free to click on the photo for a larger view.)

This collection, along with the rest of the Printemps a Paris collection, is still available on Aphrodite’s Etsy shop! And don’t forget to follow on Facebook and Twitter for the latest Aphrodite news!

Which one is your favourite so far?

~xo

Today marks the first Wednesday in our joint Go Pink effort to in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month. In honour of this month, more than 25 bloggers have joined Andrea from Finger Painting Fingers (who led this amazing effort!), and we will be sharing our pink manis every Wednesday throughout October!
For my first pink mani, I bring you this brand new, gorgeous polish from Aphrodite Lacquers, Fleurir.
This beauty is part of Aphrodite Lacquers’ latest collection that only launched yesterday, called Printemps a Paris, a collection after my own heart. These seven polishes are all white-based, pastel-hued, soft, springy shades that are an amazing break from the deep and vampy shades that have launched for fall.

I previously blogged about the release of this pretty collection here.

And here is the first polish from Printemps a Paris, Fleurier:

In daylight/shade

Do you see the beautiful pink base and those stunning shimmers?

Aphrodite Lacquers describes this polish as a pastel pink base with pink hidden shimmer and  pink/lavender/fuchsia glitters. It is so girly and pretty!!

Here is another shot to show the delicate yet noticeable shimmer:

With flash

Finally…. a bottle shot:

This polish, along with the rest of the Printemps a Paris collection, is available on Aphrodite’s Etsy show now!! Follow her on Facebook and Twitter for the latest news.

And please participate by sharing your pink manis on my Facebook page throughout October!

~xo



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