A Closer Look at the Essie Winter 2015 Collection

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Hey there nail enthusiasts!

Today’s post is a closer look into the 6 new nail lacquers released by Essie for Winter 2015!  I must say, it’s refreshing to see some pastel shades in the collection, instead of your same old jewel tones.  I was also surprised as well as excited when I saw the platinum shade Apres-Chic making it’s debut!  Ladies always love adding a bit of jazz to their nails during the holiday season and Apres-Chic is a great platinum accent color for that!
Along with the platinum silver Apres-Chic and the two pastel shades Virgin Snow and Peak Show there are 2 reds covered in the collection.  One red ruby called Shall We Challet? and a brighter and cleaner scarlet red called Altitude Attitude.  Lastly is my favorite shade in the collection, Haute Tub a jet black nail lacquer with an amethyst undertone.  Absolutely seductive and a perfect alternative to your average black.

Take a closer look at each below.

Essie Winter 2015

après-chic  – If you’re looking for a mirror like platinum shade then Apres-Chic by Essie is your go-to for winter!  Shown with 2 coats, it’s easy to apply, no streaks and easy to remove.  A fabulous shade for an accent nail too!

Apres-Chic-Essie

virgin snow – A soft periwinkle blue.  Perfect with two coats and matches extremely well with Peak Show (shown below).   Virgin-Snow-essie

peak show A clean powder pink.  At first i thought of Figi another bright clean pink from Essie.  It’s a bit streaky, but by the 2nd coat you’ll have solid, creamy pink nails.  I would suggest using a matte nail lacquer as a base coat to prevent the streaking.

Peak-Show-Essie

shall we challet? On my top favorites for reds this season Shall We Challet? is a gorgeous, warm, ruby red.  Streak-Free and perfect for the winter & holiday season.
Shown with 2 coats, i’d definitely recommend Shall We Challet?
Shall_We_Challet_Essie

haute tub  Another one of my favorites this season!  Haute Tub is the perfect blend of jet black with a subtle hint of amethyst sparkle.  Streak-Free and easily worn with 1 or 2 coats, but I show it with two coats below.  Upon removal, you don’t have to worry about it leaving any dark residue either.  Double Bonus!! Removes clean and easy!

Haute_Tub_Essie_Winter_2015

altitude attitude A brighter red… a great shade if you’re looking for something on the cherry side.

Altitude-Attitude-essie

And there you have it!  The 6 shades released by Essie for Winter 2015!

My Top 3 based on everyday wear-ability:

#1 Shall We Challet?
#1 Haute Tub
#1 Altitude Attitude

Favorite Party Color: Apres-Chic

On the Softer Side – Snow Bunny Chic Favs:  Peak Show, Virgin Snow & Peak Show with Apres-Chic tips!

essie’s winter 2015 collection retails at $8.50 per bottle and
is available now at essie.com, fine salons and
beauty destinations nationwide.

Other big box chains & online retailers that carry Essie are Amazon, Ulta Beauty, CVS, Target, Kohls, Macys & Nordstrom stores nationwide.

(photo credits: Holly for thetrendynail.com)
Disclosure: The products used in this post were provided by Essie. All of the opinions are 100% my own and are in no way influenced by anyone.  Affiliate links appear in this post. When you purchase through an affiliate link, you help support this site. For more info view my Disclosure Policy
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