When I first read about the Chanel Le Vernis Nail Colour line up for Fall, I was blown away. So much so that I called the store and had a bottle of Peridot reserved as I love colors that are somewhat apple greenish. Then I changed my mind and had them reserve Graphite instead. I told myself: since I wear black polish all the time, I should get something close to that.
The day the collection arrived, I was able to try out Peridot and Graphite - I wasn't too thrilled. Don't get me wrong, they are lovely colors and I wasn't disappointed. I just wasn't giddy. You know what I mean?
They didn't have a tester for Quartz so I asked to just see the bottle. When I did, I knew this was the color to get. And so that's what I came home with, not the other two I originally wanted.
Quartz is a beautiful metallic taupe color and among the three, I think this is the most wearable as it transcends the season and can be worn anytime by anyone. Besides, I never owned any nail color in this shade and it's good to wear something different, right?
For the nail color addict, Chanel is quite a treat as it dries quickly, you don't need to apply multiple coats to get the color to appear and it stays on for a long time. Based on my experience, I only saw a teeny tiny chip after a week. And that my lovelies, is why Chanel's nail color is legendary. Aside from the fact that the colors are always pretty.
Sorry, I didn't swatch this time as my nails are super short and I'm just not happy with how they look right now. Maybe next time ;)