Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Barielle Jetsetter Collection: Review & Swatches

I hate that the holiday season seems to start earlier and earlier every year. It doesn't give us enough time to enjoy fall! Fall used to be my least favorite season when I was younger (thanks, allergies) but now that I'm older, I love sweater weather, warm drinks, fall-scented candles...and of course, fall nail colors! Today I've got an extra special fall collection to show you: Barielle's Jetsetter Collection! Without any further ado, let's take a look.

First up is Kiss Me Kate, a putty creme. I love me a good putty polish and this is such a perfect one. It's nice and clean but with just a hint of grunge to it. This is two coats.

Autumn in Seoul is a rich brown with intense copper shimmer; in fact, it almost looks like a foil. I'm super picky about browns but this was a standout from the collection for me. I love the deep base color and the sparkle is phenomenal. You do have to be a bit mindful of brushstrokes with this one, but otherwise the formula is wonderful. I used two coats here.

A deep midnight blue shimmer, Midnight In Paris is appropriately named. This is a stunning jewel tone that brings to mind all-time classics like OPI Russian Navy. It's dark and rich without looking near-black and the shimmer adds a lot of life to this shade. Midnight In Paris definitely has a potential for staining, so don't skip the basecoat and be careful with your cuticles. This is two coats.

Irish Eyes is a mossy green creme. Love, love, LOVE this polish! It is perfection from top to bottom: utterly gorgeous color and a one-coater, to boot. Irish Eyes is easily my favorite Jetsetter shade.

The other green in the collection is Gondola Ride, a dusty sage creme. It's a dusty green, so y'all know I'm gonna be all about this color! Unfortunately it's got the most problematic formula in the collection. It's not even bad, just "eh," whereas the others are all pretty stinkin' fantastic. It's kinda runny and took three coats to build up to opacity.

Then to close things out, we have Rain In Spain, a periwinkle creme. This is a bit of an unexpected color for a fall collection, but I dig it. The formula is ultra-buttery and almost a one-coater. I used two just to level everything out.

This is one of my favorite collections Barielle has done! There's not a single bad shade in the bunch, but my favorites are Irish Eyes, Autumn In Seoul and Gondola Ride. You can purchase the Jetsetter Collection from Barielle's website.

Disclosure: These polishes were sent to me for my honest review. For more information, please see my disclosure policy.


  1. I just love those two greens in this collection. I should pick them up!

  2. I agree with you about this collection, it's one of the best I've seen from Barielle in a long time. Nice that the formulas are (mostly) so good also! Thanks for your swatches and comments!

  3. Nice collection, and great swatches! I love Midnight In Paris! I may be picking this one up today! ( like I really need another blue to add to my collection?...I mean...I NEED another blue to add to my collection!)
    Thanks for swatching for us!


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