From its couture debut in 1994 on the runway of the CHANEL Autumn Winter show, to rocking it on Uma Thurman’s nails in Kill Bill. This stellar shade continues to rock.  Whether you know it as Vamp, in the USA, or Rouge Noir, in Europe. The almost black red is a cult hue, copied the […]

Despite being the nail company behind The French Manicure, Orly is  so rarely talked about. Renowned professionally but outside of that it seems to hide in the shadows behind OPI, Nails Inc, Essie and Shellac. Yet it’s heritage in the 70s has seen some of the most trendsetting colours the nail world has ever seen.  […]

Sometimes only a classic will do.  By that I mean French manicure, recently I feel this style has been put on the back burner in favour of nail art and trend shades. But classic style never really goes out of favour.  So here it is, the first #SundayNails classic French. I have to admit I […]

The Autumn collections have hit the shelves and with the Bear out at the Rugby I took the opportunity for some girly time. Aka. Shopping.  First stop. Dior. The new collection was sparkly and who can resist a touch of sparkle! Jennifer Lawrence adorns the new shade Be Dior, 892.      The shade, named after […]

I’m ready for love. Yes I am. Oh yeah.  So we’re engaged and time has been totally swallowed up by wedding planning and I can’t believe we still have 9 months to go. I have been meaning to blog for quite a few weeks but somehow time has evaded me. Terrible excuses but there it […]

Cobalt. That’s the first word that springs to mind when I look at this intensely pigmented shade. Infinitely rich and deep. Yet somehow it speaks of summery days. Vivid and bold. Like Greek blue window shutters against bright white walls.  Blue Notes de CHANEL is a masterful collection of pools of blue, from eyes to […]

it’s bank holiday and the sun is shining! The family has travelled the length of England and we are in the garden enjoying the blooms of my attempts of gardening.  In celebration of my embrace of green fingers, I reached for the CHANEL spring collection Terrana. Gorgeously bronze it evokes the warm soil, earth colours […]