Sunday, 4 November 2012

My Private Jet

This is one of the shades in my collection that often gets forgotten about. 

It became one of OPI's most famous shades a few years ago after Kim Kardashian admitted that it's her favourite nail shade.

A little controversy in the bloggosphere followed after OPI changed the formula to include less holographic shimmer, making it one of the most talked-about, hyped-up nail colours around.

All the hype aside, it is actually a gorgeous and really rather unusual colour which is perfect for Autumn and Winter: A deep grey-brown with a hint of holographic shimmer, it's the subtle, grown-up answer to holographic polish. It gives a lovely illusion of texture to the nails.

The formulation i have is the new (less holographic) one, and it applies beautifully. It's opaque in three coats and lasts an average amount of time on my nails (4-5 days with a base and top coat)

What do you think of My Private Jet?
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97 comments

  1. I love it! It's so unusual but really classic for autumn at the same time:) Lots of love xxxxx
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  2. thats soo pretty xx

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  3. Oh wow this is gorgeous, I might have to get it! xx

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  4. When I saw 'My Private Jet' I thought Fleur's shopping has gotten really out of control...I'm glad it's only a nail polish and it's a very pretty one!

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  5. I have never heard about this before. I'm looking for a grey shades that actually suits my skintone, maybe this is the one.

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  6. I've been after this for ages, its such a beautiful shade! x

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  7. Love love love! Wish it were easier to find OPI polishes here in India - our selection is so limited!

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  8. What a lovely colour! Where do you find OPI over here?
    Other then getting it online I never see it anywhere!

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  9. That's really nice, I'm loving opi at the moment x

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  10. gorgeous.x. I need this,just a tad too dark for me:(. Look lovely on you though and so neat!x
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  11. Ooooh I would love to invade your nail polish collection :D x

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  12. Such a gorgeous shade! http://bygabriela24.blogspot.com/

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  13. I think it's really pretty, bang on trend and it's a shade that would go with so many different things. I don't own it myself, but I may have to purchase it now! xoxo

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  14. it looks so nice on, from when you see it in the bottle it looks like one i'd probably steer away from but it actually looks really good x

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  15. Gorgeous shade! Very unique!
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    Anne.

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  16. This is a really pretty shade! Quite unusual aswell! Not really my usual type, but maybe I'll give it a go :)

    Aimée xx
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  17. what a gorgeous colour!! xo

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  18. this is a gorgeous shade, going on my wish list for sure!
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  19. You made me want to go buy it right now, gorgeous color!

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  20. Perfect! I'm getting this one!

    Great review Fleur!

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  21. Looks good!

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  22. Its a gorgeous colour! :) xxx

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  23. I must buy this!

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  24. Lovely colour xx

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  25. Wow, this looks absolutley gorgeous! I'm not usually into brown-toned polishes, but this one has something special :)

    -Jen

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  26. This looks like such a pretty colour!

    Sita xx
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  27. Lovely colour!

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  28. It definitely is an unusual color, but beautiful!

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  29. Gorgeous shade especially for the current season.

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  30. the colour is so gorgeous! definitely unique and as you said, the grown up approach to holographic nails! xxx

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  31. I love this shade! Iv been looking for it for ages but couldnt remember the name of it :) Thank you for reminding me

    Beautiful Dreams

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  32. I really like the colour, it's quite unusual
    Daniella x

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  33. Beautiful color !!

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  34. It looks lovely, but I always find glittery polishes to be terrible to get off!

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  35. This is so beautiful
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  36. Gorgeous colour! xx

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  37. This looks gorgeous - perfect for autumn!

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  38. I recently purchased Enthrall by Revlon which is very similar to this. I haven't stopped wearing it since:)

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  39. thats such a gorgeous colour... i love it! :)
    xxx
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  40. Oooh so pretty! I love OPI x
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  41. I have the old formulation. I have to replace it with the new one because it is pretty old.
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  42. Oh my god. I have this EXACT same shade from Avon. One of their rectangular bottles. I think it's called Onyx Sparkle or something. And I love it!

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  43. Love it a lot!! :) And not just Kim K endorsed it.

    ♥,
    Shari
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  44. I've never seen this shade before, it's gorgeous!! I'll be on the look out now ;) xx

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  45. Love this shade! xo

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  46. perfect shade for autumn & winter. Love the name too :) x

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  47. I'm not a huge fan of glttery nail polishes but this is stunning, perfect actually Fleur! lovely:)x

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  48. Love this color, it would go with almost everything!

    x Ellie @ Ellalogy 

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  49. Is it lame I've wanted this ever since Kim Kardashian haha :D I'm glad you posted this it looks really lovely and I will definitely buy it at somepoint. XO

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  50. I love that colour, so chic.

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  51. I love this, it's been a favourite for years!

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  52. I didn't like it on the bottle but it looks great on the nails!! x

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  53. I usually hate sparkle nil polish but for some reason I LOVE the past two sparkle colors you have posted.

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  54. Oooh, it's so pretty. Might have to add that to my Christmas list, it's beaut :)

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  55. It's so pretty. It looks very unique. I never would have given this color a second glance until I saw it photographed on your nails.

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  56. Love it! the perfect autumn colour :)

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  57. Its lovely :) A really beautiful colour

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  58. gorgeous colour, so classy too! You have such perfectly shaped nails!

    xx

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  59. This is so beautiful! I love your nails!
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    xx

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  60. Oh that is gorgeous!I Just bought the James Bond nailpolishes and I love the Skyfall and The Spy Who Loved me shades :)

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  61. Beautiful shade with just the right amount of shimmer!

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  62. Oh my! Such a beautiful colour! *_*

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  63. Gorgeous winter colour!:)

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  64. Such a lovely colour! I'm definitely going to think about trying this ready for christmas! x x
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  65. What a gorgeous color!! I just may have to check it out... :)

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  66. LOVE it !
    ive reviewed three lovely nail varnish's :) why not check them out ?
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  67. Such an amazing color !!!

    xx Liyana
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  68. looks like a really pretty nail color! didnt know there was so much hype around it. wil have to check it out. xx. gigi. food and beauty blogger @ www.gigikkitchen.blogspot.com

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  69. nice colour
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    xxxx

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  71. That looks like a perfect color! Can't wait to go track that down!

    Michele
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  72. This is such a perfect colour!! I'm always worried that my nails won't match my outfit haha, so it is perfect and will go with anything :)

    xx

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  73. I have just ordered a lot of uv gel polishes and one very similar to this colour you have just shown. I hope it comes out as nice as the OPI

    xxx

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  74. This looks like such a gorgeous colour! xo

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  75. Ooh, love this colour!


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  76. I've never seen a shimmery polish look so sophisticated. Love it!

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  77. This is one of my all time favorite nail polishes! It starts to chip really quickly on my nails, though.

    Sandra from The Puzzle of Sandra's Life

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  78. I love that colour!! I've never seen it in any of the stores I generally buy OPI, but it's definitely one I'd scoop up.

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  79. that's such a gorgeous colour ! wanted it for ages but the price is just too much :/

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  80. Wow! Such a gorgeous color! Perfect for the holidays. xx
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  81. such a lovely unusual colour xxxx

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  82. Such a beautiful color! I absolutely adore darker colors for fall! I'm a huge nail polish junkie :3 if you see this and you wanna read some new fashion/beauty blogs, please checkout the blog my best friend and I just started! It would mean a lot to me! :) www.lillyraebeauty.blogspot.com

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  83. Just bought this today and I'm so impressed!It's opaque in about two coats for me! x

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  84. awesome, I love OPI nailpolish and this colour is hypnotizing

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  85. I heard Kim talk about it before on the show but I never knew what colour it was its so nice !! <3

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  86. That looks like such a lovely shade! I shall have to invest in getting one!

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  87. Such a gorgeous Autumn shade! x

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  88. gorgeous !! hope to find that color =)

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  89. It kind of reminds of a nailpolish I picked up at Topshop not too long ago; A multiglitter polish in a kind of grey-ish green-brown base. Except the O.P.I polish seems to have more of silver-y glitter in it? They look slightly similar, either way. But still absolutely beautiful!

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  90. I really like this colour. I have been favoring greys and browns this season and this colour is the perfect combination of the two. My all time favorite OPI colour however is "I'm not really a waitress".

    -Emily
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