New Release: OPI — Breakfast at Tiffany’s (Holiday 2016)

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Collection: OPI 2016 Holiday, Breakfast at Tiffany’s

OPI have posted their new Holiday 2016 collection, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, inspired by the classic Audrey Hepburn movie. Looks like China Glaze’s For Audrey is going to have a little competition!

The collection consists of the usual 12 new Nail Lacquer shades, as well as 6 new Infinite Shine Gel Lacquer shades. One shade, I Believe in Manicures, is a Tiffany & Co.-inspired pastel blue that is present in both product lines, so in all there are 17 new shades.

The 6 Infinite Shine Gel Lacquers:

  • I Believe in Manicures, precious, light blue
  • Girls Love Pearls, lustrous silver
  • I’ll Have a Manhattan, sleek dark purple
  • Can’t Tame a Wild Thing, daring red
  • Ring the Buzzer Again, scarlet
  • Party at Holly’s, burnished mahogany

 

The 12 Nail Lacquers:

  • I Believe in Manicures, precious, light blue
  • Black Dress Not Optional, elegant, Little-Black-Dress black
  • Apartment for Two, cozy, romantic rasp-berry (no idea why there’s a hyphen in raspberry)
  • Five-and-Ten, shimmery champagne
  • Rich & Brazilian, rich burgundy
  • Meet My “Decorator”, hot red
  • Got the Mean Reds, red cream
  • Fire Escape Rendezvous (the website spells this Rendexvous, which I hope is just a typo), matte glittery ruby
  • Breakfast at Tiffany’s, matte pearl
  • Sunrise…Bedtime!, glittery dawn-pink
  • Can’t Read Without My Lipstick, creamy, elegant maroon
  • Champagne for Breakfast, bubbly, sparkling silver

 

I don’t think I’m overly excited about this collection, though I would probably like to pick up I Believe in Manicures and possibly Can’t Read Without My Lipstick. Five-and-Ten and Breakfast at Tiffany’s look like they could be interesting.

Happy shopping!

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OPI Nail Lacquer retails for about US$9.50 / CA$12 and is 0.5 US fl oz / 15 mL. OPI Infinite Shine Gel Lacquer retails for about US$13 / CA$18. OPI nail polishes are currently free of toluene, formaldehyde, dibutyl phthalate (DBP) and camphor. They are made in the USA.

OPI Products Inc. was originally Odontorium Products Inc., a dental supply company. It was purchased in 1981 and soon the company’s focus switched to selling acrylics to nail salons. Nail lacquers were introduced in 1989. OPI has been owned by global beauty company Coty Inc. since 2010. The company is based in North Hollywood, CA, USA.

China Glaze Nail Lacquer in For Audrey, swatch

Throwback Thursday! China Glaze — For Audrey (Nail Lacquer) Swatch & Review

Collection: China Glaze 2007, Something Blue

China Glaze’s 2007 collection, Something Blue, which I assume was released for the bridal season, consisted of just one color: the very popular For Audrey (77053). As you’d expect, it’s named for Audrey Hepburn and her role in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, so the shade of creamy blue is reminiscent of Tiffany & Co.’s trademark turquoise blue.

For Audrey compared with a Tiffany box, which is actually my husband’s—
it’s a pair of cufflinks I got him years ago.

Personally, I’m much fonder of Audrey Hepburn in My Fair Lady and Roman Holiday, but I suppose neither of those is quite as iconic as the Breakfast at Tiffany’s poster and stills.

Audrey Hepburn & Gregory Peck in Roman Holiday (1953)
Audrey Hepburn & Gregory Peck in Roman Holiday (1953).
Image: timeout.com

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