OPI Couture de Minnie Collection Swatches and Review

Friday is here! Feels good, doesn’t it? I have fun collection to show you today, the OPI Couture de Minnie Collection. It includes four limited edition polishes and one new Liquid Sand shade. This collection is inspired by a more “fashion-forward” Minnie Mouse. All of the colors are reds and pinks – but there’s a wide range of textures and shades to give it variety.

I'll start with my surprise favorite, Innie Minnie Mightie Bow. This polish is a crimson red with a fine gold shimmer. Think of it as the less flamboyant, baby sister of The Spy Who Loved Me. Innie Minnie Mightie Bow has a similar red shade with but with a much more subtle gold effect. I don't know why I like this one so much...but I do. The formula was nice. This is two easy coats.

OPI Innie Minnie Mightie Bow

Chic from Ears to Tail is a soft, bubblegum pink. It has the slightest sparkly shimmer that you can’t really see in my photos. I probably have a few similar pinks in my stash…but I can never have enough. I had to use three coats for coverage.

OPI Chic from Ears to Tail

Minnie Style is a red and white glitter. I was most curious about this one when I saw the press release photos. And when I saw the bottle in person I gasped a little! It really is like an abstract “Minnie” polka-dot. My only wish was that the glitter was round instead of hexes – that would have been amazing. I used one coat (with a little dabbing) over Chic from Ears to Tail.

OPI Minnie Style

Magazine Cover Mouse is the lone Liquid Sand polish in the collection. OPI calls it a “strawberry” shade and that's really dead on. The textured finish is really fine and sparkly with hints of pink and gold. Application was really nice. I used two coats and no topcoat.

OPI Magazine Cover Mouse

And last but not least is A Definite Moust-Have. This polish is a mystery to me. OPI describes it as a fantastic fuchsia. I swear, this looks straight up coral to me in the bottle and on my nails. But I download my pics from my camera and there's that fuchsia. It has a very slight silvery shimmer that does make it "pinker" when in direct light. If I tried to color correct it to the warmer shade I saw with my own eyeballs...then my skin was orange. But it really doesn't matter. It's a pretty shade whether it's coral or fuchsia. The formula was excellent. This is two easy coats.

OPI A Definite Moust-Have

Couture de Minnie is a limited edition promotion. It will be available beginning June 2013 at professional salons, including Beauty Brands, Beauty First, Chatters, Dillard’s, jcp Salons, Pure Beauty, Regis, Trade Secret, ULTA and ulta.com for $9.00 ($10.95 CAN) suggested retail for each nail lacquer.  For more information visit www.opi.comor follow OPI on Twitter @OPI_PRODUCTS or Facebook.

So what's your favorite? Do you plan to get anything from this collection?

34 comments:

  1. freakin' beautiful!! i can't wait to see these at the store!

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  2. Ooohh, I can see why you like Innie Minnie Mightie Bow, it has that "glowing" property that sends me over the edge! How does Magazine Cover Mouse compare to The Impossible? The base shades look similar enough that I think I can pass on Magazine Cover Mouse. Thanks for the revies and the great swatches!

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  3. I love A Definite Moust-Have! It's an amazing colour!

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  4. I really love Innie Minnie and A Definite Moust-Have, but I already own The Spy Who Loved Me and a similar fuschia. It's probably best if I just pass on this collection (although you never know with me and my polish hoarding habits). I really wish the glitter was circular instead of hex :(

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  5. Lovely collection, my favs are Minnie Style and Magazine Cover Mouse.

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  6. I can't wait for these polishes! all the colors look so good

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  7. I need Minnie Style - I think the other colours are nice but nothing super special. I am trying to control my spending by only picking up "special" polishes from the pricier brands (which for me includes OPI). Lovely swatches!

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  8. oh wow I love your blog! I just discovered it:)

    A definite moust have reminds me a little of my chihuahua bites, also a coral/fuchsia shade. Love minnie style.

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  9. That top shade is a super sexy red! I like the glitter too.

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  10. Couture de Minie looks amazing! They're all cute polishes though =)

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  11. I am so so excited to get my hands on the glitter and liquid sand from this collection! The others seem too similar to last year's collection? Lovely swatches and great review as always~

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  12. Awesome pics!!! We are sooo loving this collection!

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  13. I have some serious nail envy with you!!! Your nails are perfect!!!!!!! Me so jealous! I love your swatches/blog! Great job, keep it up gurl

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  14. Hello there Lovely! I have nominated you for the One Lovely Blog Award! :)

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  15. I will for sure be getting the whole collection. A girl can never have too many pinks and reds! I also love love love the Liquid Sands from OPI. As a serious nail polish junkie I have to have it! Fabulous swatches!

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  16. These colors are stunning on you! Out of this collection, I'm liking Minnie Style the best. I can't wait to play around with it :)

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  17. Thanks, girl. They are all beautiful!

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  18. Stacy, I don't have The Impossible (gasp). I'm curious too. Let me know if you find out. Thanks or the compliments!

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  19. Silvia, I was really confused by this one. It's very pretty...no matter what...but it's definitely a mystery.

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  20. LOL. I agree Jay. If we were sensible, we would pass. But alas, some things are just too tempting! Circular glitter would have made the glitter a home run - but it's still unique and pretty.

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  21. It's hard to pick, isn't it? I didn't expect that from a collection with such a limited range. I thought I might like one or two tops!

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  22. Jie, I didn't see them in Ulta today when I went to redeem my current coupon. But they said they were on the way!

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  23. It's sooooo hard, isn't it, Charlotte? If you're limited...I think your'e making a wise choice.

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  24. Thanks, Crystal!!! Now I've discovered you too!! Thanks for reading and leaving a comment!

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  25. It is, isn't it? Thanks for reading!

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  26. I agree, Kelsey! They all look amazing...but if you're on a no-by...I would only splurge for the glitter.

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  27. Thank you, Neelie! I enjoy your blog too. Can you add google friend connect?

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  28. Thank you, Pretty Little Nails! That means a ton coming from you!

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  29. Awwww...thank you Jasmie! You have no idea how much this comment made my day!!

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  30. Thank you, Cassie!! I'm always honored when I get these nominations!! I apologize that I can't answer them all! But know that it is greatly appreciated!

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  31. Catherine...you are a woman after my own heart! <3 I couldn't agree more! Thank you for reading. I really appreciate it! But more importantly...thank you for sharing my obsession! LOL

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  32. I'm always honored when a comment from you pops up! Thank you! I agree...Minnie Style is the most unique of the bunch.

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