China Glaze – Channelesque Nail Polish NOTD

Posted by Lipglossiping On May - 2 - 2010

Channelesque is a discontinued China Glaze shade… it’s still available on eBay at the standard price so I thought I’d it share anyway.

It’s a dusky mauve with more than just a hint of grey.  Quite frankly, it’s gorgeous and one of my favourite China Glaze shades.  I *would* liken it to Sephora by OPI’s Metro Chic… but as I don’t have it to compare, I won’t 😉

My bottle is getting a bit old now and could do with thinning… despite this, application was still pretty dreamy.  Two coats to achieve a solid, glossy finish.

For those of you hatin’ on my beloved taupes 😉  Is this a bit less concrete for ya?! x


18 Responses to “China Glaze – Channelesque Nail Polish NOTD”

  1. liloo says:

    gorgeous ! gorgeous ! gorgeous ! gorgeous ! gorgeous !
    gorgeous ! gorgeous ! gorgeous ! gorgeous ! gorgeous on you!
    x

  2. Arianna says:

    Very nice color! Is it similar to Chanel’s Particulière?

    xx

  3. Sophie says:

    It’s stunning :)

  4. Sop says:

    I love grey/mauve/taupe polishes. OPI ‘Sheer’ Your Toys is one of my fail save polishes. x

  5. Jo says:

    Gorgeous colour! Might have to look for this one =)

  6. Ahhh! I love these mousey purpley brown shades. Definitely need to hunt this particular shade down!

  7. Dani says:

    i’ve been seeing a lot of these “greige-y” colours around lately. i didn’t like it at first but i must say it’s growing on me. i like this one more than the OPI one because it’s not as brown. gorgeous colour!

    -dani
    http://onemustbe.blogspot.com/

  8. Rebecca says:

    How does this compare to the InStyle Nails Inc Mink shade?

  9. It looks similar to Metro Chic, but I think this one looks like it has more mauve tones in it. Lovely colour though! x

  10. Shifa says:

    omg! stunning this is. I want :)

  11. Lora says:

    Pretttyyyy.. I agree with Tacky, the purply mauve tones really make this colour! x

  12. Lala says:

    I don’t know if I would wear it Im more of a bright brights person but it looks awesome on you!

  13. Rae says:

    Oh my GOD. I know I always love your nail polish, but this is literally the most gorgeous shade I’ve ever seen! Everything about it — the tone, the level, the creamy opacity… perfection.

    (I wonder if I could somehow buy a bottle, bring it into a paint shop, and have them replicate it? Because I’m really going to need a room accent in this *exact* shade. STAT!)

  14. lara says:

    this. is. gorgeous! and i must have it

  15. Cheryl says:

    Such a pretty colour! Just scurried off to scour ebay for it, but no luck :(
    Will have to keep an eye on this one!

  16. It has enough purple in it for me to really dig it :)

  17. Angela says:

    Nice! I’m loving that colour. Now I have to go pick up Sephora’s Metro Chic, it’s the closest thing I know to that colour. Can def. see why it’s discontinued though. Chanel Particuiliere, anyone?

  18. Arianne says:

    that is actually a gorgeous shade! :)

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