Thakoon for NARS
Like a virgin. Collaborated for the very first time!
François Nars has never collaborated with a fashion designer. Until now. Introducing Thakoon for NARS, a limited edition nail polish collection inspired by Thakoon Panichgul’s Spring 2012 runway.
Rarely has a designer, or any brand for that matter, created a nail polish collection that made me want every single color.
The Thakoon for NARS polishes are shockingly vibrant – an exuberant embodiment of all the trendy colors this season. But, Thakoon was motivated by a more traditional epiphany. He envisioned a rainbow of potential couture from the colors at the Indian spice market, which resulted in the following six colors for the nail polish collection: Anardana (azalea pink), Ratin Jot (orchid purple), Amchoor (bright yellow), Kutki (powder blue), Koliary (cyan blue), and Lal Mirchi (mandarin red). For a glimpse of how these shades look in real life, check out this post at Scrangie.
My personal favorite is Lal Mirchi, which I think is more tangerine than mandarin, in honor of Pantone’s color of the year. Overall, I love how it looks like Thakoon just dripped the colors from jeweled sari prints on the runway directly into the bottles.
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