Les Khakis de Chanel

Posted by Lipglossiping On August - 22 - 2010

Are you into your khakis?

Unless a man is wearing them… then, no.  Not really… though I’m getting sorely tempted by one of the new polishes from the Les Khakis de Chanel collection.

Going all out on the sludge, Chanel knows how to hit our purses hard when leading the trends.

I’m surprised by Khaki Brun… perhaps simply a clever trick to entice all those that missed out on Particuliere earlier in the year.  Khaki Rose *could* be lovely, though it’s a bit granny no?

Khaki Vert is my pick of the bunch…. look at all that grey blended with the green.  Like something from the bottom of a smelly swamp.  Just lovely 😉

Are any of these calling to you?  Bored of the grungey colours now?


15 Responses to “Les Khakis de Chanel”

  1. Nina says:

    I am surprised to read what people are willing to pay for Particulere – OPI has a couple of dupes ….

  2. Claire says:

    oh no too sludgy for me :(

  3. They are gorgeous colours, however…I have a limit for nail polish and I just can’t fork over more than $10 for a bottle. But they are lovely colours!

  4. karleigh says:

    I can see these being extremely popular and no doubt my dashboard will be full of NOTDs but I don’t feel like me if I’m not wearing a bright colour on my nails!

  5. Abbie says:

    I’m the same as you
    I NEED that Khaki Vert :)
    has a release date been confirmed?
    x

  6. Tracy S says:

    I want all of them!

  7. Lily says:

    They all look very dupe-able to me. Khaki Brun looks like a possible Barry M ‘Mushroom’…Khaki Vert looks like a Models Own shade and Kahki Rose looks rather run of the mill. I can see these being popular, though!

  8. Khaki Rose is lush, but yeah, looks dupeable.

  9. baby in a corner says:

    yeah khaki vert is cool. The rest i’m not sure about now.

  10. Heather says:

    I was immediately drawn to Khaki Vert due to the lovely green, (as you put it) swampy coloring 😀 Then I peered over at Khaki Rose and for a moment thought it would be nice also, but I – as you did – realized it was more of a “grandma” color to me.

  11. Julia says:

    Same the green is a lovely army fatigue color, come to think of it,these colors remind me of a soldier’s outfit.

  12. jan says:

    particuliere is out of this world and no dupes can replace the very unique colour. Chanel does it again, and again – beign the trend setter. i love Khaki vert too – typical Chanel – ”has character”, grunge but elegant and classy, always…..

  13. gio says:

    Khaki Vert looks gorgeous but the other two don’t really appeal to me.

  14. bell says:

    love’em…just trying to find a version of them that is more around the 5-10 dollar mark. but really these colour go great on wintery nails!!

Leave a Reply

RANDOM

Vaseline launches PINK BUBBLY... Petroleum jelly with a hint of decadence!

Did you guess the mystery Vaseline flavour?  Well, most of us bloggers were spot-on with the scent, if not quite the name (the popular guess …

Lipglossiping New Year Giveaway – Day 23

We’re approaching the climax of this year’s New Year Giveaway, UK ladies… you don’t wanna miss these last few days.  Seriously. Don’t say I don’t …

Win a £1000 manicure!

Cowshed have teamed up with Astley Clarke to give newsletter subscribers the opportunity to win a £1000 manicure. A £1000 manicure?  That sounds like a …

I'm back for a second round at Zuneta!

This week I’m talking about Colour Theory… I actually have no idea what I’m talking about… click the Zuneta logo to go see if I …

Guest Reviewer: The Doctor Brand Blemish Relief Kit

Thanks for your submissions ladies! I’ve had a read through and would be delighted if Lucy from MissLucyLoves would be the next guest reviewer for …

Essie Armed & Ready NOTD

Essie Armed & Ready is from the Spring Go Overboard collection and one that I picked up owing to it’s beautiful golden shimmer as perfectly …

Beauty Blog Link Love - Monday 28th February

~ Want your own customizable magnetic palette without spending big bucks? Beauty’s Bad Habit shows you how to make your own! ~ AOYV find her …

Jimmy Choo FLASH, launches nationwide today.

After enjoying a fortnight-long exclusive at Debenhams, the latest fragrant release from Jimmy Choo, FLASH launches nationwide today.  The story behind the scent supposedly begins …

Butter London Gobsmacked

When I first saw swatches of this nail polish appear on the web, my nose wrinkled with disdain. “Ugh. Lumpy.” You see, I’m a simple …

Priori CoffeeBerry Perfecting Minerals Foundation

A new foundation always fills me with hope.  The promise of flawless skin is a tempting one, something we all aspire to.  I’m a firm …

POPULAR

CLOSED: Competition Time: Givenchy Very Irresistible L'eau en Rose Perfume!

Want to really spoil Mum this Mother’s Day?  Or perhaps you just want to spoil yourself?  It’s ok… I won’t judge… there are plenty of …

CLOSED - Win it! The Body Shop Expert Brush Collection

I don’t know about you, but I woke up this morning with a distinct “Hello Monday morning, I’ve been expecting you…” kinda feeling.  Maybe it’s …

Win a gorgeous "glow" trio with prizes from Urban Decay, New CID, & Arbonne!

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED! WINNER IS: “IZABELLA” (COMMENT #96045) – WINNER HAS BEEN EMAILED!   It’s still January, the MET office have just issued yet another …

Hello? Is this thing on?

Phew, that was a little unexpected. For those of you who haven’t had the misfortune of reading my hand-wringing tweets and woe-ridden facebook updates, let …

Big savings on French Pharmacy brands, win my Escentual.com top picks!

I’m of the firm opinion that for the money, French pharmacy brands offer some of the best solutions for diffcult skin-types. Escentual.com have long been …

Win it! 3 EcoTools Bamboo Bronzer Brushes to win!

I’ve written about these before, you know I love them, I want you to love them too! So why not have a go at winning …

Avoid the brush off with Oral-B Pro-Expert

There’s a new toothpaste in town. It’s lean, mean and err not very minty as it happens.  Featuring the revolutionary bacteria-busting ingredient Stabilised Stannous Flouride, …

FOTD Busting out of the comfort zone!

You may recall my bitter moans last week about how when presented with a rare opportunity to spend an indecent amount of time playing with …

Dear Obesity...

We have been together for over 20 years, our lives so entwined that I’ve never been sure how to live without you.  I would like …

Urban Decay The Black Palette - Photos & Swatches

The soon-to-be-released Black Palette from US eyeshadow maestro’s Urban Decay is an altogether darker affair than the recent Naked set… The Black Palette includes 6, …

COMMENTS

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads