Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Dreaming of Resort with Chanel Inattendu & Riva Le Vernis


This mani/pedi was from the weekend - right after Thanksgiving when I was dreaming of warm sandy beaches. Living in Southern California, I shouldn't complain, but I spent part of the extended weekend watching Chanel's Saint-Tropez Cruise 2010/2011 Fashion Show (yes, a few months late) and couldn't help but feel envious of the beautiful warm-looking weather. I immediately was inspired to make myself feel resort-like the only way I could by doing a Chanel cruise-inspired mani/pedi.


The inspiration from the fashion show, nude pink nails on the hands and blue on the toes. I know most breakdowns list Jade Rose on the fingers, but I decided to go with Inattendu instead for the hands. I stuck with the new Riva on the toes to mimic the models.



Mani/pedi both have 3 coats each:


Chanel Inattendu Le Vernis:



Chanel Riva Le Vernis:


Inattendu also featured in this month's InStyle:


Another view of Riva:


14 comments:

  1. ooh! I am loving "inattendu." I have yet to own a Chanel nail varnish, however this may be my first purchase!! :)

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  2. What a beautiful combo! Is Inattendu similar to Jade Rose?

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  3. chanel makes the best nail colors.

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  4. Ok, no one likes Riva's formula, but the color is just so GORGEOUS!

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  5. Inattendu--one of my favorites! And it looks beautiful with Riva. You come up with some lovely nail combinations. This is one I think I'll be copying :-)

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  6. YES!

    you are so right. As soon as I saw the whole collection (eye shadows are to die for), that is what I thought of.

    this collection is definitely cruise material =).

    I am dead set on those shadows. The shadows and nail polish look amazing together.

    very tropical cruise worthy colors.

    I live in flordia and am surrounded by beaches. I don't care for cruises but the chanel collection makes me wanna take one.

    your engagement ring is beautiful by the way.

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  7. I have just madly fallen in love with Riva!
    I need it so bad!
    I love your mani-pedi combo!!
    Amazing colours!
    XOXO
    Catanya

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  8. I did not care for Riva at all initially, but the more and more I see it, I'm beginning to think that I *need* it now! eeek!

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  9. Gorgeous polishes! AND gorgeous 'rock'! ;-))

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  10. I'm liking inattendu! Your toes are cute. I used to think my toes were cute until I took a photo of them. Then I realized they don't photograph well haha.

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  11. I love the combination. I still to wait until next year. Thank you for sharing

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