Saturday, 18 June 2011

Swatches: OPI & Serena Williams: Grape Set Match + Servin' Up Sparkle

Did you know Serena Williams is a qualified nail tech?  No?  Me neither.  Not content with being a superstar tennis player, manicure loving Serena has recently qualified as a nail technician and released a selection of shades in partnership with OPI.

This duo is Servin' Up Sparkle, a silvery holographic glitter with a selection of differently sized glitter particles, and Grape Set Match, a shimmering purple with blue and red microsparkle.  Whilst Servin' Up Sparkle is undoubtedly dupe-able, if you don't own a silver holo glitter topcoat, it'll be a fine addition to your collection - but for me, Grape Set Match is the standout here.  Again, it's not the world's most original colour, but the complex, deep shade is beautiful and has incredible wear - I wore this for a full seven days with only minor tipwear before chips started appearing.  For such a bold colour, that's impressive.

Released at the end of June, these are likely to cost you around £20 for the two.  What do you think?  Gorgeous, or too easily duped?  Let us know your thoughts in the comments!

Disclosure: PR sample


  1. I cant resist a bit of bling and these two look fab. Great that they last so well on you too x

  2. If you're looking for bling, the combo of the two is perfect - the Grape Set Match shade is more subtle on its own. Still, gorgeous sparkle :)


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