The Opulence Collection from Leighton Denny A/W 2010

Posted by Lipglossiping On October - 10 - 2010

This Autumn has been quite eclectic in it’s choice for nail shades… from muted greens through to grey purples and chocolate browns, it’s certainly not been as vamp-heavy as usual.

Leighton Denny are continuing down this path with a set of colours that don’t appear to adhere to one particular focus.  For some, this is a relief… for me?  I’m just genuinely pleased to see a lovely-looking gunmetal grey put in an overdue appearance this season.

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Indulgence: Classic, scarlet red will be centre stage for AW10 & this shade will suit everyone.

Prim & Proper: Bright, stark nudes compliment dark outfits. This  icy nude shade will help achieve a contemporary look.

Timeless: This sophisticated, feminine coral shade paired with subtle make-up looks will help to soften more extreme winter styles.

Captivated: Bright accent colours are perfect for brightening the winter blues. This electric shade will add drama and accessorise a look.

Embellish Me: An indulgent aubergine  to achieve a glamorous high-end finish.

Graycious: A strong, gunmetal shade is perfect for achieving sultry elegance, as well as trend-led more edgy styles.


Priced at £11 each, they’re available to buy online from

7 Responses to “The Opulence Collection from Leighton Denny A/W 2010”

  1. Jenni says:

    What I don’t get about Leighton Denny is who buys/wears them? They are very rarely seen on the blogs. You can’t ever find them at a discount. So who are their customers? I am VERY puzzled by LD.

  2. Estelle says:

    I am a huge Leighton Denny fan and have lots of his polishes, but I tend to buy them on QVC in sets, otherwise they’re just too expensive. Initially looking at this collection you might think it’s a bit boring in comparison to some, but all of the shades look so wearable, real Winter staples. x

  3. VexintheCity says:

    What Jenni said.

    The colours in this collection don’t look the most exciting on earth either tbh.

  4. I always wanted to try Leighton Denny, I watch them on QVC all the time. I wish I could try one polish in a store before commit buying those sets. They look amazing, but I don’t like to buy over the net/tv things that I haven’t tried before. I love his presentations in QVC.
    I have his crystal nail file that I found in Boots the other day. Brilliant!

  5. Estelle says:

    Order from QVC, if you don’t like them you can send them back within 30 days, you just lose the p&p.x

  6. Timeless looks beautiful. I’ve never used QVC before. I’ve always wondered why they accept cosmetics back within 30days if you don’t like them. Can anyone enlighten me? lol thanks!

  7. Hayley Davies says:

    I use and LOVE his nail polish. I first tried it when I went to a spa and then started buying. The colours are great and I know I can wear it for 5 days with NO chips which to me makes the price tag all worth it.

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