Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

Essie’s Winter Collection for Holiday 2010

Essie’s winter 2010 collection creates an aura of mystique with a vision of wintery beauty that is darkly decadent and supremely elegant. Each shade retails for $8.00.

  • Going Incognito Your identity may be secret, but your style and panache are impossible to conceal with this deep emerald green
  • Hot Coco Paint on this tawny sepia and channel the roaring ’20s for a look that’s timelessly flawless
  • Luxedo Suit up in this deepest plum and boldly go where no man has gone before
  • Masquerade Belle Fascinating, mysterious and seductive, this black ruby sparks the imagination and inspires intense devotion
  • Silken Cord You’ve got the world on a string with this stunning risqué red wrapped around your fingers
  • Smokin’ Hot Break the rules with this stone-cold fox gray that burns hotter than any flame

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28 thoughts on “Essie’s Winter Collection for Holiday 2010

  1. Vanessa

    Love it and already bought it! I love the minis gives you a chance to try a few shades at once.

  2. Nathalie

    Ooooh so pretty! Will you be reviewing these?

    A few days ago I saw a girl at Starbucks wearing a color very similiar to Smokin’ Hot. I wasn’t able to ask her what brand/name she was wearing but I overheard her say OPI to her friend.

    Christine (or anyone else), do you know if there is a similar OPI color?

    Regardless, I’m going to stop by Metro Beauty to take a look at this winter collection. It’s lovely (and I’ve been a little turned off by OPI ever since they sent you that rude letter!).

  3. Mayra

    Christine are you going to have swatches of these?

  4. Marian

    Love these! They are all so unique!

  5. vikaki

    hot choco and masquerade belle are amazingggggggggggg!

  6. Megan

    I’m not too impressed with these :( The red (Silken Cord) is pretty but I guess the China Glaze Christmas Collection caught my eye and these colors just doesn’t really compare, IMO.

  7. Alannah

    I already picked up Going Incognito but I must’ve missed Smokin’ Hot! Looks gorgeous in these pics!

  8. Not loving this collection – I can easily dupe literally every color with polishes from different collections over the past few months, some of them Essie themselves! Boo :(

    • Jill

      I find as well these are very similar to some Essie polishes previously released – a few shades seem to resemble some from their most recent fall collection :\ (namely the darker polishes) as well there is one that looks similar to merino cool

  9. Sasha

    smokin’ hot (the bottom right one i believe) is the one i will get

  10. Casey

    Where is the winter collection 6-pack available? I know Nordstrom offers the limited 4-pack (although the website says it is unavailable)

  11. FlyingBuffalo

    The shades are kind of blah, but the descriptions are so exciting! It makes want to buy all of them :)

  12. Malaika

    Ok so some of these colors reminds me of previous Essie colors!
    Like Smokin Hot is kinda reminiscent of the popular Essie -Mink Muffs or Chinchilly

    And Luxedo reminds me of Velvet Voyeur (from the recent fall collection) which I loveeee

    Maybe the swatches can clear this up for me …but till then…

  13. Never tried Essie before, but these colors really seem nice.

  14. Erica C

    Do you know if Essie (or a possible parent-company) tests their products on animals?

    • I’m not sure, but the best thing to do is check out their website/FAQ or maybe just google “Essie” and “animal testing” :)

    • Jessica

      Erica – Essie doesn’t test on animals, but earlier this year they were purchased by L’Oreal who does test on animals. So unfortunately, purchasing essie is still giving money to a company that refuses to stop animal testing. L’Oreal claims they are going cruelty-free in 2013, but I’ll believe it when it happens.

  15. vikaki

    christineeeeeeee…will you swatch them???????????:D:D