Thursday, October 29, 2015

Halloween Polish Picks - 2015 Edition

Halloween is almost here, which means it's also time for my annual Halloween polish picks! This year I decided to forego the traditional bright orange shades and went with a celestial night theme, as you may have guessed by the photo above. I hope you enjoy the swatches below and let me which are your favorites or if you've tried any of these before! I've included a mix of new and old shades--a few were limited editions that may be hard to find, while others are new shades from this year's holiday collections.

  1. Sweet Star: silver with multi-tonal shimmer (Chanel, 2014) 
  2. Twilight: dusty plum with purple shimmer (Laura Mercier, 2012)
  3. Nuit Enchante: sheer merlot with burgundy-red shimmer (Lancome, Holiday 2015) 
  4. Extravagant Night: deep purple with gold and violet micro-glitter (Estee Lauder, 2010)
  5. Endless Night: glossy blackened grape (Nars, 2011)
  6. Midnight Rose: dark orchid purple cream (Lancome, 2012)
  7. Midnight: shimmery amethyst purple (Dolce & Gabbana, 2009)
  8. Nuit Merveilleuse: shimmery bright violet (Guerlain, Holiday 2015) 
  9. Lunar Eclipse: sheer vibrant blue glass fleck with magenta shimmer (Orly, 2010)
  10. Into the Night: very sheer iridescent tanzanite blue (OPI, 2012)
  11. Under the Stars: rich navy with blue micro-glitter (Rescue Beauty Lounge, 2008)
  12. Night Porter: shimmery forest green (Nars, 2011)
  13. Center of the You-niverse: black with silver shimmer and black glitter (OPI, Holiday 2015)
Sweet Star, Twilight, Nuit Enchante, Extravagant Night

Extravagant Night, Endless Night, Midnight Rose, Midnight

Midnight, Nuit Merveilleuse, Lunar Eclipse, Into the Night 

Into the Night, Under the Stars, Night Porter, Center of the You-niverse

Thank you for visiting and I hope you all have a fun and safe Halloween! 


  1. The violet and blue shades have me transfixed! Such a chic "grownup" alternative to the usual pumpkin-inspired manicures for Halloween.

    1. Thank you Vita! I am a big fan of violet and deep blue shades :) I think I might paint mine for Halloween with the Rescue Beauty Lounge shade "Under the Stars"

  2. Love the selection here! I have had my nails done, or painted them so this is an excellent post to inspire me for mine! :)

  3. Like I said, this is always one of my favorite posts, Shannon! Gorgeous, gorgeous picks! I don't wear cool purples very well at all (although I do have Chanel Taboo) but blues always capture my heart!

    1. Hi Larie, Thanks so much! I love blues as well - have you seen the recent Chanel blue, Fortissimo? I like that it's just a little bit brighter than their classic Blue Satin. :) Have a great Halloween! :)

  4. I could stare at your pictures forever! You always have a great eye for colours and exquisite taste. Hope it was a happy Halloween indeed!

    1. Aw, thanks Liz! :) It's always fun deciding on the colors for the Halloween post! I usually choose way more than I need and then have to narrow down the choices. I look forward every year to Halloween because it's not a sentimental holiday and is just about having fun! :)


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