Enter Barb: who accomplished mission impossible through a well organized jump through red tape. This morning I met Barb uptown for coffee at (where else?) Starbucks, where we chatted and she delivered Khaki Vert.
A little while back I was looking for a substitue for Khaki Vert, which I instantly fell in love with the shade once I saw it online. Recommended to me was Essie's Sew Psyched, which to me seemed to be the first acceptable alternative that I had seen (since then other brands have been dispensing their own versions). Barb had at the same time had secured me a bottle of the Chanel, so I figured why not compare?
So, I painted the nails on one hand with the Chanel polish and the other hand with the Essie polish:
(Disclaimer: Please note the difference is much greater due to the flash on my camera.
Variance is actually more subtle in person.)
Which do think is Chanel's Khaki Vert and which is Essie's Sew Psyched?
Leave your guess in the comments below!