OPI Nordic Mini Collection review

This was something I promised to post about (obviously) over a month ago but didn’t end up doing so here it is finally. I know it’s late in the sense that there are so many newer collections for the Fall but I’m still very much in love with these cute and adorable shades from the Nordic Collection by OPI that I don’t really care if it’s late or not. I featured it in September as one of my Weekly Snaps and you can check that out here.

So once again the colours in this mini collection includes My Dog Sledge is a Hybrid (a turquoise blue green shade), Do You Have This Colour in Stock-Holm (a grape like purple shade), My Voice is a Little Norse (a glitter shade) and lastly How Great is your Dane (a taupe brown shade).

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How Great is Your Dane?

Now this colour is not something I’d pick up on it’s own but I love that it’s in this collection. I think it’s because I’m able to pair it with the glitter shade and together they look oh so fancy. It’s a cool chocolate brown shade and went on well with just one coat on each nail.

How Great is Your Dane paired with My Voice is A Little Norse
How Great is Your Dane paired with My Voice is A Little Norse

There you go! See how pretty these two are when paired together 😀 The glitters did not need double coating or anything either and went on well with plenty of flecks with just one application. I’d love to wear it on it’s own too.

Do You Have This In Stock-Holm?
Do You Have This In Stock-Holm?

What a pretty purple grape shade. This is another beauty! I’m not all up for purples and plums on my nails but I love the look of this. It’s not an overbearing shade and I think anyone can carry this off. I needed two coats to get the right opacity but I ain’t complaining cause it’s such a beautiful and lively colour.

My Dogsled is A Hybrid
My Dog Sledge is A Hybrid

I’m a huge teal and mint fan and this is like the perfect hybrid colour for me. It’s such a cool and fun colour and I know Fall is for dark toned colours but I just don’t care. I’m wearing this right now and I can’t stop looking at my nails with the hugest grin plastered on. I needed two coats for this as well and again, no complaints there. Just simply love this!

Overall I think this mini collection was a fabulous buy and worth the money I spent (including shipping). I love all four shades and will definitely be wearing them occasionally this year and perhaps even the next!

What are your favourite shades from the Nordic Collection?

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Weekly Snap!

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OPI Nordic Collection 2014

Gonna take pride in featuring my OPI Nordic Collection minis as my weekly snap. I ordered this last month and I’m super happy that it came in the mail before I left the country. Yay for express shipping!

The colours in this mini collection includes My Dog Sledge is a Hybrid (a turquoise blue green shade), Do You Have This Colour in Stock-Holm (a grape like purple shade), My Voice is a Little Norse (a glitter shade) and lastly How Great is your Dane (a taupe brown shade).

I’ll post a review of this collection soon! Xoxo

Elevating consciousness

I have to admit, this year’s Colombo Fashion Week did introduce some very talented new designers. Yasisurie Kiribandara was one of them.

Yasisurie
Yasisurie

Her collection featured a selection of curve cut and shapes dresses, and was inspired by the creative force of God who is the greatest creator. Her uses include sacred geometrical symbols; pure cotton with a satin finish allows her designs to be modern yet effortless. These motifs have been created with the use of laser cut technology and it gives it that added edge and chicness.

Geom
Geom

She started her business a few years ago and says that starting something on her own was the best decision she’s ever made. As quite the devotional being, Yasisurie has worked many jobs in the past in the fashion industry. Her experiences have taken her to multiple countries, allowed her space to converse with fashion designers, including Ann Taylor and Calvin Klein, and also given her the driving force to come up with creative ideas of her own.

Laser cut
Laser cut
Chic silhouettes
Chic silhouettes

She started her own design company under the name ‘Oneera’ in July 2013. It is a high-end label that caters to the young and fashionable who look for detailed, chic clothing with a modern and global touch. It was her new found freedom and understanding of the greater source of power that gave birth to her collection showcased at Fashion Week earlier this year. She went with geometric symbols and patterns, dimensions that were mathematical and ancient symbols that she admits elevate the consciousness of the person wearing the garment.

Working it!
Working it!

Take a look at more of her designs on her Facebook page – Yasisurie
Pix by Preveen Rodrigo

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