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Gwen Stefani's Partnership With OPI: Not Your Grandma's Nail Polish

The music and fashion icon's limited edition offering features "breakthrough" finishes

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For OPI's collaboration with Gwen Stefani, Executive VP/Artistic Director Suzi Weiss-Fischmann took inspiration from the 2013 Metropolitan Museum Costume Institute Gala (a.k.a. the "Met Gala") whose theme was "Punk: Chaos to Couture" -- she wanted to emphasize the influence that music has on fashion. "With her expertise as a singer, songwriter and designer, who better to collaborate with than Gwen Stefani?" Weiss-Fishmann asked. "Known for her trademark red lips, bold eye makeup and nail art, Gwen uses beauty to accessorize her style."

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Coming in January, the Gwen Stefani by OPI collection "presents the latest in pigments and finishes, while combining elements of haute couture and street fashion." Among the seven limited-edition items:

- Over & Over A-Gwen: Stefani's signature OPI red is available in a boxed set that includes Swarovski black crystals and silver, gold and pewter studs in bar, square, diamond and circle shapes for creating unique nail designs. ($14.95)

- Love.Angel.Music.Baby. and 4 in the Morning boast a "new, semi-matter satin finish designed to be worn without a top coat." ($9)

- Push and Shove: A chrome-colored polish that's worn on top of "Lay Down that Base" (the two are packaged together) . One coat of base followed by two of the polish renders a striking mirrored finish. ($9)

OPI wanted to create a collection as dramatic, diverse and glamorous as its namesake," says Weiss-Fischmann and, with this collection, coming January to ULTA, JCPenney, Dillard's and professional salons across the nation, it certainly has.

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