Coming Soon...

by 11:00 AM 10 comments
Ok, so there are plenty of celeb collaborations coming out soon and promo pics are starting to be released. Here's a sneaky peak at what's coming up.

First up is the OPI/ Serena Williams collaboration The Grand Slam Collection. My understanding is that OPI will release four lots of two colours to coincide with each of the major tennis tournaments, the first being the Australian Open, which means the first set will be out in January.
(**Pic from OPI FaceBook page**)

Now, I know the fact that there is a cracking polish in this set will excite my overseas readers who can't get enough of, or even get their hands on BYS cracking polishes. However the promo picture shows the polish in just patches, I have never seen a cracking polish do that, in fact, I don't even know how that kind of effect is possible to tell you the truth. I think the end result will look much like any other cracking polish you've ever seen.

The polishes in the collection are called Simply Smashing and Black Shatter. I kind of had images in my head of Simply Smashing being tennis ball yellow. How awesome would that be?

Moving right along, OPI also have a collaboration with Katy Perry coming up. I am pretty excited about this. Katy seems like my kind of girl when it comes to nail polish and design. Did you see that time she had Oompa Loompas on her nails? Killer.

(**Pic from OPI FaceBook page**)

Left to right - Last Friday Night, Not Like The Movies, The One That Got Away, Teenage Dream and Black Shatter.

They all look pretty good to me. OPI are trying to get that Black Shatter polish out to us in a big way. I think this is going to lead to all the big brands inundating us with crackle polishes, not that that's a bad thing.

A quick look at the Oompa Loompa nails just because they are awesomesauce.

(**Photo from Katy Perry's Twitter account**)

Then we have the collaboration that has pretty much convinced me that Armageddon is upon us. Justin Beiber and Nicole by OPI. I shit you not. I honestly thought this was a joke when I first heard it. Yeah, well, it's totally not. So teeny boppers and "too scared to admit loving him for fear of being locked in prison" adults unite! Here we go - The One Less Lonely Girl Collection.
Left to right - Me + Blue, Step 2 the Beat of My Heart, Give Me the First Dance, One Less Lonely Glitter, Prized Possession Purple, OMB!

Wow. Those names. I can't even imagine how embarrassing it would be to own even one of these polishes. (**I don't suppose anyone can pick me up a bottle of Step 2 the Beat of My Heart? You know, just between you and me.) Available Dec 2010.

Then we have the Nicole by OPI Gossip Girl Collection, which I believe is out now for all you peeps in the States. I am loving this whole collection and would love to get my mitts on them!

Left to right - Party in the Penthouse, Too Rich for You, Nicole...Spotted! and Scandals, Secrets and Sparkle.

Moving away from collaborations, we have Essie's 2010 A Winter's Tale Collection.

I am pretty sure I want, no need, this whole collection.

So I think that is just about it for now. Have I left any major collections out? I'm sure I have. Let me know and I'll follow it up with a part two.
What polishes are you loving, what are you leaving? Is there an entire collection that you want or think is the worst idea ever?
Also, I am going to set up a poll of the Bloom polishes that people want to see swatches of. Keep an eye out for that, because I would really love to know what you guys want to see more of. If you have any requests, please leave me a comment or send me though an email.
That's it from me today.
Be awesome to each other.


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  1. Looks like these are going to be very interesting

  2. I really want a crackling polish! The Essie collection looks awesome!

  3. All really pretty collection! Am excited about the Katy Perry collection too...her taste is just so unique..but in a good way..haha


  4. Hi Twister,

    I totally agree, can't wait to see swatches of these start to show up.


  5. Hi Leslie,

    Essie always produces such classy polishes. Lol. For when you want to look like a lady. If you want a cracking polish but can't wait for the OPI one, contact me through MUA and we can arrange a trade. My username is bec5146.


  6. Hi Charming Vanity,

    I totally agree. I love Katy's sense of style, it's quirky but oh so fabulous.


  7. i like the crack polish.......are those oompa loompas, lol.

  8. Hi EG,

    They are indeed Oompa Loompas.


  9. Oh, nice! :D

    Well, my favorites were the blue and that... silver (?) ones from Katy Perry's collection, the cracking polish from Serena's and Katy's collections and also Luxedo and Going Incognito from Essie ^__^

    *pokes Justin Bieber's collection* Is that second polish a glitter one?

  10. Hey Karina,

    I think the one is Katy's collection is a green, either way, should be aweseome.

    My picks also from Essie.

    The Beiber polish is a clear with glitter and heart glitter, which I actually do want.