Last week, I promised you a Chanel manicure for today, but I am going to have to make a slight detour. But, hey, it’s Dior so we’re practically talking about cousins here!
As a collector – and fan of blue nail polish – I am still sad that I missed out on previous Chanel “it” colours like Nouvelle Vague and Riva, but – c’est la vie! Philosophical resignation aside, I was super thrilled to at least get a second chance at a Dior “it” colour that was also a limited (and sold out) edition last summer: St. Tropez. Similar to Nouvelle Vague, this one is a gorgeous, saturated colour in the Tiffany blue family. A perfect summer polish! Isn’t it to die for?
Application was super smooth and easy; the Dior formula goes on like buttah. Two coats, and you’re done! St. Tropez was available at Holt Renfrew, as of a couple of weeks ago, but this is one polish you should grab quickly – it will probably sell out fast.
I really wanted to make the most of that beautiful aqua colour, so I decided to make it pop by pairing it with a contrasting colour in my outfit. Purple-aqua combinations are a stand-out for me. I took a further risk by mixing my prints. The black waistband on the skirt breaks up the patterns so they don’t fight too much, and the black jacket anchors the outfit.