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Summer 2013: essie Naughty Nautical Collection.

For me, summer nails are bright. Add in some subtle sparkle, and I am even more drawn to them. That's pretty much why I am loving the super fun colors in essie's new summer Naughty Nautical collection.

essie Naughty Nautical Collection

"There's nothing more calming than a cruise to paradise, it completely rejuvenated mind, body and soul. This collection is for women in a sunshine sate of mind," says Founder and Creative Director, Essie Weingarten. "Inspired by breezy chiffon cover-ups and cashmere pastel evening looks, these six shades make the perfect wardrobe for any journey."

I am definitely in a sunshine state of mind just looking at the brilliant new shades:

  • Rock the Boat - Shimmering French Periwinkle Blue
  • Naughty Nautical - Brilliant Marine Blue-Green Shimmery Teal
  • The Girls Are Out - Soft Fuchsia Peony Sparkle
  • Sunday Funday - Bright Tangerine Coral Crush with Soft Shimmer
  • The More the Merrier - Juicy Lime Green
  • Full Steam Ahead - Pearlescent Punch of Lilac

I can see myself wearing all of the shades at some point or another this summer. While I've never thought of wearing a lime green on my nails, it could be fun as an accent nail with Sunday Funday (the bright coral) or The Girls Are Out (fuchsia).

Of course, I am still in this orange phase where I am still obsessed with everything orange. Sunday Funday is the first color I just had to try. The sparkle is very subtle and really only shows up out in bright sunlight.

essie Sunday Funday

essie's Naughty Nautical collection retails at $8.00 per bottle and is available at and selected beauty retailers such as Nordstrom.

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essie The Girls Are Outessie The Girls Are Out

essie Sunday Fundayessie Sunday Funday

essie The More the Merrieressie The More the Merrier

essie Full Steam Aheadessie Full Steam Ahead

Reader Comments (6)

Hi! I really like these colors and I hope my manicurist gets them soon. They are so pretty and I could see myself wearing a few of the colors. I like the deep coral you are wearing and I would really like the lime green with a design.
That teal green will be mine! Love it so much.
Melanie - I hope your nail salon gets these beauties soon too. I'm loving Sunday Funday and I like the idea of using The More the Merrier as a design for sure.
Tina - That is my daughters favorite. She opened it up and painted her nails within minutes of the package arriving.
Wow wow wow,,, I'm really liking these. I can't believe how much! Usually there is one or two that I don't really like, but these are simply divine.
I almost bought Sunday Funday and The Girls Are Out the other day at Target, but they looked so close to other shades that I have, that I just couldn't justify it. Great colors, though!

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