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Thakoon and NARS Collaborate on Nail Polish Collection

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Thakoon Spring 2012
Thakoon Spring 2012 runway photos courtesy of ELLE

NARS Cosmetics has teamed up with fashion designer Thakoon to create a limited-edition nail polish collection for spring.

The collection — inspired by colors found in Thakoon’s Spring 2012 runway show — will include six shades, each named after a vibrant Indian spice.

The polishes are set to retail for $18 apiece and will be available at NARS retailers and on narscosmetics.com starting tomorrow, May 1st.

Want to get up-close-and-personal with these polishes? Just scroll on down to check ‘em out, courtesy of NARS:

NARS Thakoon Nail Polish1
L to R: Lal Mirchi, Anardana, Ratin Jot

NARS Thakoon Nail Polish2
L to R: Amchoor, Kutki, Koliary

Your thoughts?

What do you think of this collaboration? Are you a fan of Thakoon? What do you think of the collection? Which nail polish is your favorite? Will you be buying any of these nail polishes after they launch? Remember to leave a comment below and let us know your thoughts!

Posted on on April 30, 2012 / Filed Under: Fashion News / Tags: , , , , , ,

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13 Responses to “Thakoon and NARS Collaborate on Nail Polish Collection”

  1. 1
    April 30th, 2012 at 9:45 am

    beautiful colors! i’m really struck by the names, love his inspiration!!!

    if anyone is curious about the translation:

    lal mirchi = red chilli
    anardana = pomegranate
    ratin jot = alkanet root (herb)
    amchoor = dried mango powder
    kutki = type of herb, i don’t think it has an anglo-saxon name
    koliary = unsure on this one, sorry!

  2. 2
    April 30th, 2012 at 9:46 am

    Oooh and my personal faves are Kutki, Lal Mirchi, and Anardana :)

  3. 3
    April 30th, 2012 at 10:18 am

    The colors are lovely!

  4. 4
    April 30th, 2012 at 11:29 am

    Wow, for once I have no favorite – I want EVERY single one!! I really wish NARS wasn’t so expensive or I’d buy the whole collection…

  5. 5
    April 30th, 2012 at 12:13 pm

    For anyone who loves the colors but can’t stomach paying $18 per bottle, check out my latest blog post; I found great alternatives for each of the colors!

    I really hope NARS does more designer collaborations in the future because this one really showcases how great they can be. I’d love to see something done with their lipsticks or blush.

    As for these nail polishes, I’m really loving Kutki and Ratin Jot!

  6. 6
    April 30th, 2012 at 12:59 pm

    @ Monica: I’m sure you could probably just look for equivalents in OPI or Essie or something. The colours are beautiful, but I don’t think they’re so overly original that they can’t be found elsewhere.

  7. 7
    April 30th, 2012 at 2:41 pm

    I love Thakoon! And I love Koliary! Would so wear that!

  8. 8
    April 30th, 2012 at 5:12 pm

    OMG!Anardana, Ratin Jot – these are my favorite,love the way these colours look being applied on nails.

  9. 9
    April 30th, 2012 at 6:55 pm

    the NARS counter at the Bloomingdales near me had these today! every color is breathtakingly gorgeous in person. I almost bought Koliary but decided to stick to my budget. I might crack and buy it in a few weeks, if it’s still in stock.

  10. 10
    April 30th, 2012 at 8:29 pm

    Kutki is my fave(: love the idea of naming NAIL POLISH with SPICES! I loveee to cook and the colors do a good job correlating with the spices(:

  11. 11
    May 2nd, 2012 at 8:03 pm

    I’ve never wanted nail polish more in my life! Every color is stunning. I just can’t justify buying $20 nail polishes…I mean…WHOA that’s expensive!

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