Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Black Dahlia Lacquer's Capital Collection

Hello and Welcome!!

Independent nail polish company Black Dahlia Lacquer has announced the debut of a 10-piece Austin-inspired collection, debuting November 27. Black Dahlia Lacquer also will unroll a holiday trio and re-release a polish previously only available as a pre-order gift on December 5th.Half of the polishes included in the Capital Collection were inspired by a partnership with Beauty Box 5. Black Dahlia Lacquer provided hundreds of bottle of polish to Beauty Box 5 for a special edition box that featured Austin-based companies.The 10-piece collection features crellies, shimmers and holos.
Lets take a look at this collection below!

90 In November


Description:
90 In November is described as violet chrome base with color shifting shimmer.
Application:
I applied 1 easy coat followed by a quick dry top coat.
My Opinion:
This has got to be the most sexy purple that I have put on my fingers this year!!It's absolutely perfect in every way.Just look at it! First off it's a one coater,Second,the polish has a very smooth formula with no drying or staining issues.3rd,That shimmer and color is just jaw dropping gorgeous.It is one of my favorites in this collection.

My Butter Half


Description:
My Butter Half is described as a light buttery yellow with added shimmer and micro glitter.
Application:
I applied 2 light coats followed by a quick dry top coat.
My Opinion:
I think this yellow shade is very pretty.I'm not a yellow polish kind of gal,but I made an exception for this one.It applied smoothly with no issues.

Blue Bonnet Bingo



Description:
Blue Bonnet Bingo is described as a bright blue crelly with purple shimmer.
Application:
I applied 2 easy coats followed by a top coat.
My Opinion:
Bright blue crelly is right!This is a stunner!I am totally feeling this shade.It applied onto my nails smoothly with no issues to report.This is another one of my favs in this collection.

Congress Avenue Bats

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Description:
Congress Avenue Bats is described as light army green with the appearance of a scattered holo finish.
Application:
I applied 2 easy coats followed by a quick dry top coat.
My Opinion:
I don't know....I feel this polish leans more grey with a strong green shimmer.It's still a beautiful nail polish and the formula is perfection.

SXSW Fever


Description:
SXSW Fever is described as a dark teal with green shimmer and blue flakies.
Application:
I applied 2 easy coats followed by a quick dry top coat.
My Opinion:
This is a stunning shade.I love the color teal,especially this one which has lots of shimmer.I'm am LOVING these shimmer shades,they are so pretty and perfect!The formula is amazing and no issues to report.

Austin City Limits 

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Description:
Austin City Limits is described as a pale periwinkle purple linear holo with blue glass flecks,gold shimmer and gold micro glitter.
Application: 
I applied 2 light coats followed by a quick dry top coat.
My Opinion:
GASP!!! Just look at that gold!!!Look at it! Isn't this shade perfection? This shade usually is not one I would choose to wear BUT holy moly,it's sooooo lovely!It applied nicely with no issues to report.

Capital Rose Garden

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Description:
Capital Rose Garden is described as a coral pink with color shifting shimmer and the appearance of a scattered holo.
Application:
I applied 2 light coats followed by a quick dry top coat.(This polish is opaque using 1 coat)
My Opinion:
I love this shade and polish.I think it's the most perfect color and I have been waiting for a polish just like this.It's an amazing color and I want 10 of them!It applied nicely with no issues.

Barton Springs Babe


Description:
Barton Springs Babe is described as a aqua green polish with blue flakies and shimmer.
Application:
I applied 2 light coats followed by a quick dry top coat.
My Opinion:
This is a beautiful nail polish that applied smoothly.I like how the blue flakies pop out of this color.No issues to report.

Woke Up on 6th Street



Description:
Woke Up on 6th Street is described as a full coverage multi-denominational silver glitter polish with strong accents of gold,hints of  aqua and navy glitters.
Application: 
I applied 2 coats followed by a quick dry top coat.
My Opinion:
This is a very chunky glitter but beautiful.I recommend applying really light coats.

Lady Bird Lake

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Description:
Lady Bird Lake is described as a navy blue linear holo with gold shimmer and gold glass flecks.
Application:
I applied 1 light coat followed by a quick dry top coat.
My Opinion:
I was super happy when I found out this was a one coater.It is such a stunning polish,now it's going to last me that much longer.No staining or any other issues to report.


Loving this collection?Check out Black Dahlia Lacquer's social media sites for more info!!

Which color is your fav?


Thanks for Reading!!
Stay Polished!

























28 comments:

  1. So gorgeous! Woke Up On 5th Street has to be my fave!

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  2. I like each and every one of them and your swwatches are amazing!

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  3. I mean... how could I not love a collection inspired by my hometown? The only thing that makes me sad is not being in the States to get it!!

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    1. Oh no! I hope you can get your hands on these later on.It is a beautiful collection. I love shimmers.

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  4. Beautiful swatches! This is a very pretty collection.

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  5. I love Lady Bird Lake & Blue Bonnet Bingo! Great swatches as usual!

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  6. Woke Up on 6th Street is so sparkly and beautiful! I like your new header and layout too. :)

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    1. Thank you! I'm still trying to find some buttons for my page but I think it looks a lot better than it did before.

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  7. Oh my gosh, these all look perfect on your digits! Such stunners.

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  8. Wow, Lady Bird Lake a one coater? That's amazing!

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  9. I really like that this collection almost has a pastel feel to with while still packing a color punch. And that glitter is stunning!

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  10. WOW! These look fantastic! I haven't seen a lot from this brand, but these have made me want to check them out! Austin City Limits and My Butter Half are favorites for me!

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    1. Yes,check them out. You will love their formula.

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  11. Woke Up On 6th Street is AMAZING! These are all gorgeous!

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  12. Your swatches are amazing! I love Woke up on 6th street and Blue Bonnet.

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  13. Beautiful swatches! Austin City Limits must be mine :D

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    1. Thank you Kellie! Austin City Limits is amazing!

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