Home / Makeup / Review, Photos, Swatches: Dior Garden Party Spring 2012 Collection: Garden Roses, Garden Pastels & Vernis Nail Polish

Review, Photos, Swatches: Dior Garden Party Spring 2012 Collection: Garden Roses, Garden Pastels & Vernis Nail Polish

Even though we are in the middle of winter, beauty brands are launching their Spring makeup collections fast and furiously. Last year’s Dior Spring collection, Avenue Montaigne was smoky and sultry.  For Spring 2012, Dior’s Garden Party Collection is the polar opposite.

Below I swatched 2 palettes from the Spring collection: Garden Roses and Garden Pastels as well as the Dior Vernis Party Scented Lacquers.

Review, Photos, Swatches: Dior Garden Party Spring 2012 Collection: Garden Roses, Garden Pastels & Vernis Nail Polish

Review, Photos, Swatches: Dior Garden Party Spring 2012 Collection: Garden Roses, Garden Pastels & Vernis Nail Polish

The first palette, Garden Roses includes soft pinks, Parma violet, silver and purple.

Review, Photos, Swatches: Dior Garden Party Spring 2012 Collection: Garden Roses, Garden Pastels & Vernis Nail Polish

Review, Photos, Swatches: Dior Garden Party Spring 2012 Collection: Garden Roses, Garden Pastels & Vernis Nail Polish

The second,  Garden Pastels features shades of pale pink, buttercup yellow and luminous greens. They are both embossed with a floral pattern inspired by the embroidered designs on delicate tulle. Upon application, I instantly felt a bit more awake!

The colors are wonderfully packed with soft hues for a daytime look yet with a sweep of layering and eyeliner can be vamped up for the evening. Once again, the colors read “Spring.” The Dior spring color collection is inspired by Dior’s fantastic garden in Granville. They are available while supplies last at Dior counters nationwide and Dior.com for $ 59.00 per palette.

Review, Photos, Swatches: Dior Garden Party Spring 2012 Collection: Garden Roses, Garden Pastels & Vernis Nail Polish
Dior Vernis in Waterlily

The Dior Vernis nail lacquers are infused with a subtle hint of rose fragrance, lasting for up to four days after the polish dries! Waterlily is a soft green and Forget-Me-Not is a light mauve.

Review, Photos, Swatches: Dior Garden Party Spring 2012 Collection: Garden Roses, Garden Pastels & Vernis Nail Polish
Dior Vernis in Forget-Me-Not

Both applied easily and had great color pigment after one coat yet I applied two due to habit. These too are available at Dior counters nationwide as well as on Dior.com for $ 23.00 per lacquer.

There are other parts to this collection such as two Dior Garden Clutches in Milly ( Nordstrom and Dior.com Exclusive)  and Grandville Garden  for $ 75.00 as well as Lip Colors for $32.00 in both Corolle Pink and Socialite Pink , Ultra Lip Glosses for $ 28.00 in Socialite Pink (Dior.com Exclusive), Party Lilac and Pretty Rose as well as a 3 Couleur Eyeshadow in Smoky Garden for $ 48.00 (Dior.com Exclusive).

Christian Dior was quoted as saying  “ After women, flowers are the most heavenly creation.” After looking at these color harmonies and embossed floral patterns of the palettes…one can understand why.

So tell us, will you be hauling home this collection?  Drop a comment below to let us know.

And you must check out the limited edition Anselm Reyl collection for Dior HERE.

– Nicole Gordon Levine

For more giveaways and contests, sign up for our newsletter HERE.

If you like this post, share it with your friends and give it a LIKE on Facebook.

Comments

comments

Check Also

Review, Swatches, Photos, Makeup Trends 2019, 2020: Kat Von D Beauty, Vegan Lightweight Medium Coverage Foundation, Singer Jhene Aiko is Global Campaign Face

Review, Swatches, Photos, Makeup Trends 2019, 2020: Kat Von D Beauty, True Portrait Foundation, Vegan Lightweight Medium Coverage Foundation, Singer Jhene Aiko is Global Campaign Face

Kat Von D Beauty has launched their new foundation which is a vegan lightweight foundation …

8 comments

  1. wonderful colours.. i think i will buy one of the palettes

  2. the colors are so so pretty,i can definitely see myself trying them

  3. As I just turned 65 years old you have to understand how Dior eyes and skin boosters have given life to my appearance. My inside is reflected on the outside and I am feeling beautifully balanced. Thank you Dior.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Translate »