Back in April, it was announced that hardware giant Ace Hardware is launching an exclusive 2015 OPI Color Palette by Clark+ Kensington.    This is the second collaboration since their initial partnership last July.   This year’s color palette is comprised of three distinct collections called The Natural, The Creative Genius, and The Adventurista.
 Photo courtesy: The Paint Studio

The Natural is geared towards the cultured, passionate & down-to-earth.  Colors from OPI include Alpine Snow, Need Sunglasses, Mimosas for Mr. and Mrs., Berlin There Done That, and Lincoln Park After Dark.  There are paired with colors from Clark+ Kensington such as Luminaria 18B-2, Work of Art 36D-5, Blazing Orchid 09D-5, Adobe Horizon N-W13 and Mysterious Gray N-C19.
Photo courtesy: The Paint Studio

         The Creative Genius is for those who are original, imaginative and dynamic.  The colors featured in this collection are Pink-ing of You, Green-wich Village, Jade is the New Black, You Don’t Know Jacques!, Barefoot in Barcelona and Bubble Bath.  Clark + Kensington pairings consist of Marry Me 07D-2, August Sun 18C-4, Best Bet 25C-4, Cashmere Scarf N-W4 and Swiss Coffee CW-W3.
Photo courtesy: The Paint Studio
Hawaii Collection by OPI Photo courtesy: PhoenixBeautyLounge
            The Adventurista is for the confident, enterprising and refined.  OPI colors included in this collection are Is Mai Tai Crooked?, That’s Hula-rious!, Hello Hawaii Ya?, Do You Take Lei Away?, Suzi Shops & Island Hops, Just Lanai-ing Around, Lost My Bikini in Molokini and Aloha from OPI. These colors are parts of the Hawaii Collection.  As for the Clark + Kensington pairings colors include Chalk CW-C2, Peaceful Forest 27B-5, Town Square N-C2, Falling Rain N-C25 and Tea & Biscuits N-W15.
                 As if these colors weren’t enough there are some additional OPI shades that are available as well.  The shades are as follows : A Grape Fit!, Care to Danse?, Chocolate Moose, Dulce de Leche, Lucky Lucky Lavender, Mod About You, Mod-ern Girl, Passion, Pink Flamenco, So Many Clowns… So Little Time, Sweet Heart and You’re Such a Budapest. 

    Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, OPI Co- Founder and Brand Ambassador had this to say, “We are beyond thrilled to continue our exclusive partnership with Ace.” “Based on the excitement around the inaugural OPI Color Palette by Clark+Kensington, we’re excited to offer women even more of their favorite shades in this year’s palette — including colors from our new tropically-inspired Hawaii Collection!” 

   Ace Hardware has provided helpful hardware advice to customers for more than 90 years. OPI is the number one salon brand worldwide. OPI Nail Lacquer has over 200 shades available and each features OPI’s exclusive ProWide™ Brush for the ultimate application. Clark +Kensington is available exclusively at Ace Hardware.  It is a premium line of paint+primer in one and features designer-selected hues that cover the entire color spectrum and offers simple color selection tools to help customers find their perfect color.

For more information, you can visit your local Ace Hardware store or visit

All information appears courtesy of Market Wired.  Images appear courtesy of The Paint Studio and PhoenixBeautyLounge.

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