Review & Swatches: Chanel Le Vernis Nail Colour “Azuré”

If there’s one thing I love in life it’s a good, in your face, babooming Duochrome. It’s just such a magical experience. You see one color one time, a completely different color the other. When it comes to duochromes in nail polishes, Chanel is the Queen of the realm.

With Chanel’s new L’Été Papillon collection, they launched a stunning new duochrome called “Azuré”..

So with all languages I’m not a star at, I decided to do some research! (and with research you all should know I only did some Google Translating.) This collection is inspired by butterflies as this collection’s name literally translates to “Summer Butterfly”.

An Azuré actually is a beautiful, serene butterfly:

Admit it, all you non French knowers also thought Azuré had something to do with a beach..
Chanel decided to transform this beautiful butterfly into a gorgeous duochrome nail polish. Gosh, I love it when brands turn things into a duochrome goodness.

is an absolute pleasure to look at for hours. I’d describe “Azuré” as a mesmerizing bright blue with a chrome-like mint/teal duochrome finish. It’s unique, modern and perfect for hot summer days.

↑ Indoor picture, no flash or whatsoever.
“Azuré” might be a stunning color but applying it is another story. It’s a bit runny at times which can cause cuticle flooding, which is one of my biggest pet peeves ever, when it comes to nail polishes. Also be extra careful with your brush strokes as this polish can end up being quite streaky. What “Azuré” does shine in is it’s opaqueness. I only needed two coats for all my nails to get duochrome-y perfect.

So, What’s the verdict?
I really, really like this color and I can see myself rocking it many a times this Summer. A little downside is it’s streaky finish, so be extra careful with that. Other than that “Azuré” is a gorgeous color that will make people around you go: “Oeeeeh, aaah…. I need that.”

Chanel “Azuré” Nail Polish retails for €22,90 EUR /$27.00 USD and is available at Dutch Department Stores, &

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17 Responses to Review & Swatches: Chanel Le Vernis Nail Colour “Azuré”

  1. Shaina says:

    Wow that’s beautiful!

  2. I adore this colour! I just wish it didn’t cost $40 here in Australia!

  3. Baal says:


  4. Amanda says:

    Wat een mooi lakje!

  5. martina says:

    bijzonder kleurtje!

  6. Melanie says:

    Wat een prachtig lakje is dit toch! Hij staat hoog op mijn verlanglijstje :D

  7. This color is SO beautiful. I just wish it wasn’t so expensive :( I actually JUST did a post showing a very close dupe for this if anyone is interested!

  8. therese says:

    suuuuper mooie kleur! wel een beetje duur… maar ja het is dan ook chanel.

  9. Julie says:

    Oh my gosh this color is stunning!

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  11. Suren says:


  12. Tess says:

    Love this colour! Looks like the same colour as Sally Hansen Lustre Shine in Scarab #007 in the bottle but not sure if its a dupe.

    • nicky says:

      It is a beautifull colour! I may have found a dupe for Azuré. I have a GOSH nailpolish in Ocean that seems to be a good dupe voor this colour, but I don’t have the chanel one, so I can’t compare the two. Ocean by GOSH costs only €7,49 and it needs 2 coats.

  13. Nidya says:

    a dupe could be: Orly’s It’s Up To Blue
    I think is the same color

  14. Emmy says:

    Dupe bij h&m te koop!

  15. FEEH says:

    I am sorry but no dupe can top this polish. I have it and I love it. I can stare at it for hours. It is one of the most beautiful nail polish colours I have seen in my life! It is an ocean on nails. When I look at it I am in summer paradise.

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