Quo by Orly nail polish

Canadians, listen up! The Quo by Orly nail polish is here, exclusively at Shoppers 🙂 To us, this partnership between the two brands is certainly exciting, as we get to call the line our own and our nail polish scene just get a little more exciting 🙂 According to PR, the line includes 25 core colours, 5 nail treatments and a 5-colour Fall collection, retail CAD10 a piece, officially launched October 15. New colours and seasonal collections will be released throughout the year.

This is the first sight of the line at my Shoppers last night, I assume it is the Fall collection. From L-R:
Turquoise Moonlight, a green with pretty shimmers
Filthy Rich, a gold foil
Night Sky, a dark purple with pink shimmers
First Class, a rose gold foil, and
Celestial Star, a dark navy blue with purple shimmers.

Pic was taken with flash, so the colours might be altered a bit. Also, my descriptions are based on bottle colours and can change after swatching.

The bottles don’t imitate Orly’s traditional design but still have (shorter) rubber caps with the letter Q printed on the top, 14ml each.

I bought 3 out of the 5 shades, Celestial StarTurquoise Moonlight and Night Sky.

My first reaction was the price could be a little lower, considering Orly’s regular price range, even though Quo had $10 price tag on their nail polish before.

The only thing I hope for is that if we are paying this price, we can expect something like what Orly offered in the Cosmic collection.

And funny how I said that. Check out this quick bottle colour comparison between Quo by Orly and the Orly Cosmic colours.

I don’t have Lunar Eclipse, but by the look of online swatches, I’d say Celestial Star might be its dupe.

Turquoise Moonlight and Halley’s Comet (in the middle) make a pair, and Night Sky and Out of This World (on the right) do too.

The other 2 shades on the display also remind me of Orly Shine and Luxe, but I can’t confirm dupes as I didn’t get them. It’s probably safe to say at this point that there are some re-promotes, as Quo’s attempt to bring more Orly colours to Canadians, with easier access. So if you missed out on Cosmic, check out your Shoppers in the neighbourhood. I’ll be doing NOTDs to follow up about the shades I bought, so stay tuned.

Source: http://sparkledbeauty.blogspot.com/2011/09/quo-by-orly-nail-polish.html

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