Chanel Infidèle Le Vernis

September 15, 2012

Chanel Infidèle Le Vernis is a beautiful mauve pink rose. It’s my favorite of the three Fashion’s Night Out polishes. The color is richly pigmented. I love that it seems to bring the fingers to life. It’s an intense pink but still demure. I like that it’s different from many of the bright pinks Chanel likes to create for the nails (ala Riviera, Rose Insolent, Rose Exhuberant etc.). It’s listed as limited-edition and retails for $26. I think it’s a must-have.

Here it is swatched on me with two coats:

Close up of the nail wheel:

Some nail swatches on the fingers, on the nail wheel (two posts before) Infidèle looks like a close dupe Rose Confidentiel. On the fingers side by side, you can see the difference. Rose Confidentiel is more beigey and a more peachy pink while Infidèle is cooler-toned and more mauve.

A few other blogs/photos that I loved of this shade: Lana Danilova, AudreyEleven, Peanut Buttered, The Purse Forum – Chanel on your nails, Weekend Ramblings. Bottom line: love this color. I don’t have any of the lipsticks yet, I’m still waiting for Nordstrom Seattle to receive their FNO shipment 🙂

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  • That's an incredibly beautiful colour, especially with your skin tone. I also love Chanel's Fantastic too!

  • It's my fav too!

  • You got the color perfectly in your photos..mine turned out a little more darker than this. LOVE this shade. Pinks usually tend to make my fingers look darker..this just brightens them. I didn't pick any of the lip colors, though..was very tempted to, but none of the Rouge Allures seem to work for me – even the newer versions 🙁

  • Really lovely! I thought at first I might pass on this one, but it does look beautiful and very flattering 🙂

  • chanel heaven 🙂

  • Anonymous

    LOVE you swatches! can't wait for the rest of your fno swatches with the lippies as well. the fno collection just got released in my country and i think i'll be getting everything, i just hope i get to see a couple of swatches before i swoop down to my local chanel store and spend the cash…. lord save me and my lack of self control

  • delightful berry! I always say I have dupes of colours but with Chanel I go kinda weak…

  • That's beautiful colour! I love Chanel..

  • Very similar to April, like the two one!!


  • Lisa

    Just found your blog and spent an hour reading old posts. I love it!!! You have a new faithful reader who is also a Chanel lover! thanks.

  • I missed out on April but infidele looks beautiful. I'm picking this one up! thanks for the swatches, always.

  • That is such a pretty color! I think it's really similar to Sephora by OPI – ByoBoy .. Thanks for the swatches always a great job!

  • Kas

    Thank you for this post! I initially thought that I wanted La Délicate but it seems that L'Infidele is the one that stole my heart – I've placed a reservation on this twinset! 🙂

  • I love that pink! Thank you for tking the time to swatch them!