Essie Jiggle Hi Jiggle Low Collection Winter 2014

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Hey there! How’s your Monday going? Mine is same old same old–you already know how I feel about Mondays. I had a pretty relaxed weekend and of course I didn’t get all he stuff done that I need to, but that’s just the way weekends go, right? I still have a huge pile of polishes to swatch that I’ve decided to not stress about anymore. I got about 20 done on Sunday which is pretty good so at least that was a small dent. Today’s post is all about the latest Winter collection I got my hands on: Essie Jiggle Hi Jiggle Low Collection for Winter 2014. Jiggle Hi Jiggle Low???? What does that even mean? Anyway, let’s take a look at the polishes.

Essie Tuck It In My Tux 1Essie Tuck It In My Tux 2Essie Tuck It In My Tux

Essie Back In The Limo 1Essie Back In The Limo 2Essie Back In The Limo

Essie Bump Up The Pumps 1Essie Bump Up The Pumps 2Essie Bump Up The Pumps

Essie Double Breasted Jacket 1Essie Double Breasted Jacket 2Essie Double Breasted Jacket

Essie Jump In My Jumpsuit 1Essie Jump In My Jumpsuit 2Essie Jump In My Jumpsuit

Essie Jiggle Hi Jiggle Low 1Essie Jiggle Hi Jiggle Low 2Essie Jiggle Hi Jiggle Low

Ugh. Where to start? The first two polishes Tuck It In My Tux and Back In The Limo are sheer jellies so they were not enjoyable AT ALL. They were both so streaky! I have this rule that if a polish still doesn’t look good at 3 coats, I am not going to fiddle with it anymore and it will stay ugly for my blog.  I really wanted to like these two because they are classy colors that I think everyone should own, but the formula ruined it for me. The next 3 polishes are creamy and delicious–everything I dream about when I think of cremes. They are one coaters if you’re careful which you know I always enjoy. Despite this, how do these colors fit in a Winter collection? I just don’t get it.  And then we have the gold/silver foil. No, just no. This collection was just a big no for me so I’ve put it up on my blog sale. Don’t get me wrong–4 polishes out of 6 had a really great formula, but I just find the collection disjointed and not super exciting at all. So what do you think? Are you as “meh” on this collection as I am? Let me know in the comments below! Thanks so much for stopping by today.

35 thoughts on “Essie Jiggle Hi Jiggle Low Collection Winter 2014

  1. 20 October, 2014 at 7:32 am

    That is so bad about Back in the Limo because that is a great color! But that last one…just no. I got chalkboard on nails shiver when I saw that. Maybe essie named it like this because boobs? LOL. (That was my first thought, am I bad?)
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    1. 21 October, 2014 at 9:16 pm

      LOL…I know…I know. Horrific all around. And boobs. Yes, maybe. Boobs.
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  2. Emily
    20 October, 2014 at 8:24 am

    Wow. I dont even know what to say about this. I was confused right from the beginning with the name. Then as I scrolled through the swatches I kept thinking no… no… no… And of course the question of how any of this says Winter. At all. *Sigh* too bad.

    1. 21 October, 2014 at 9:19 pm

      I know, right? This is not a Winter collection. It’s like a bunch of weird rejects. The corals and red are nice, but maybe in a spring or summer collection, you know?
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  3. 20 October, 2014 at 10:20 am

    i dont get the whole jiggle thing.
    thanks for the OPI giveaway prize you mailed me! I got it on fri 🙂
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    1. 21 October, 2014 at 9:19 pm

      Yay! Glad you got it. I was excited for you cause I love that pink. 😀
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  4. 20 October, 2014 at 10:30 am

    These are nice. I really like the last color.
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    1. 21 October, 2014 at 9:20 pm

      You’re in the minority! hehehe
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  5. Lesley
    20 October, 2014 at 11:06 am

    I’m so confused. I already thought these were kind of out-of-place for a winter collection, and now the names are absolutely KILLING me. Jiggle Hi, Jiggle Low (gigolo)? And I find most of the names to be weirdly suggestive, although I could see there being a “formal” theme, too (that is one of the weirdest sentences I’ve ever written, lol). I don’t like any of the colors, either. Just…nope.

    1. 21 October, 2014 at 9:28 pm

      hahaha! Now I keep thinking gigolo and all I keep seeing is Richard Gere in my head which isn’t bad but yeah, you know. They are totally inappropriate in a cheesy way and you know how I like that. But the colors are just…NOPE.
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  6. GK
    20 October, 2014 at 12:13 pm

    This is a disappointing collection. Nothing holiday about it. The cremes are pretty, but not for this time of year. I’m going to pass on these.

    1. 21 October, 2014 at 9:32 pm

      I am hoping that they put out a separate holiday collection. Didn’t we have the Crusty Treasures…I mean Encrusted…Collection out at the same time last year? I know most people hate it but I still love Belugaria.
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  7. 20 October, 2014 at 2:16 pm

    Anyone else think Jiggle Hi/Lo is a poor man’s Loaded Lacquer Coconut? I love Coconut, but unlike this polish, it is a dream to apply.

    I am way ‘meh’ on this collection. Not a single polish was added to my ‘be on the lookout for’ list. Sad essie, very sad indeed.

    Will they come out with a real Christmas collection?
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    1. 20 October, 2014 at 2:18 pm

      Oops! I meant Essie Tuck It In My Tux reminds me of Loaded Lacquer’s Coconut.
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      1. 21 October, 2014 at 9:34 pm

        I’m going to have to look into that polish. Thanks for the recommendation.
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    2. 21 October, 2014 at 9:33 pm

      I hope there is a Holiday collection to make up for this huge disappointment.
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  8. Cindi
    20 October, 2014 at 2:43 pm

    The really pale Tuck it in my Tux made me think of OPI’s NY Ballet collection, which polish was that, Don’t Touch my Tutu? The only one I really liked here was the darker red Jump in my Jumpsuit. The rest are all meh. Not much of an exciting collection and the names are weird. But if you’re going to be jumping in your jumpsuit then things will be jiggling both high and low.

    1. Lorraine
      21 October, 2014 at 10:07 am

      LOL Cindi! someone from Essie needs to call you to recruit you for their focus group. I am all for whimsical polish names but let’s bring some common sense back here. This will go down in history as one of the most ridiculously and inappropriately named collections from Essie, ever.

      1. 21 October, 2014 at 9:37 pm

        You are so right…the whole thing is just silly. They will have to have back to back stellar collections to make me forget about this.
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    2. 21 October, 2014 at 9:36 pm

      Omg, Cindi! hahahaha Best comment ever. Thank you for the laugh.
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  9. Leah
    20 October, 2014 at 4:53 pm

    Love the colors but they just dont fit for Christmas. Back in the limo is such a awesome color but not the application. Sucks 🙁

    1. 21 October, 2014 at 9:38 pm

      Yeah, it’s not a winder collection for sure. I just don’t know what they were thinking.
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  10. badblue
    20 October, 2014 at 6:55 pm

    Wow, those are boring. Your nails look lovely, as usual, but those colors are meh.

    1. 21 October, 2014 at 9:42 pm

      They really are. I’m so disappointed. 🙁
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  11. N.
    20 October, 2014 at 8:27 pm

    For anyone wondering about the name of the collection, I think it’s a play on Herreys'(Swedish 80’s pop band) Eurovision song Diggi-Loo Diggi-Ley. 🙂

    Not sure I want any of these…Nothing we haven’t seen before, and a bit “inappropriate” for the season? lol

    1. 21 October, 2014 at 9:43 pm

      I am going to have to look for that song! lol It would be such a random reference.
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  12. 21 October, 2014 at 12:34 am

    No. Just.. no. I’m so disappointed. 🙁 This isn’t a winter collection, this is a “meh…” collection.

    The name makes me think of Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen, for some reason. (“Because I’m easy come, easy go, little high, little low…”) 🙂
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    1. 21 October, 2014 at 10:07 pm

      Hahaha! Yeah!!! Bohemian Rhapsody is only like my favorite karaoke song in the whole world.
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  13. 21 October, 2014 at 1:47 am

    Don’t know if the names or the colors is the worst, I really understand why you don’t like it, non of them will get a spot in my drawer for sure. Let just hope that the other companies have “bigger” brains. 🙂
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    1. 21 October, 2014 at 9:49 pm

      Hehehe. It’s always bittersweet when we don’t like a collection because it’s usually good for our wallets.
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  14. Mary
    21 October, 2014 at 6:55 pm

    Blech! This is sooo disappointing! Your hands look gorge as always, but these colors just don’t do it for me at all – how are these winter colors???

    1. 21 October, 2014 at 9:51 pm

      Thanks, Mary. They aren’t Winter colors in any sense. They just don’t make sense and don’t even go well together. Such a strange collection.
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  15. em
    22 October, 2014 at 8:12 pm

    It’s as if these were the red-headed stepchildren of collections past…
    And the names, oh lawdy! Can’t decide if they’re going for tongue in cheek or trying to be all edgey and rebellious à la urban decay, or some uncomfortable place in between… Ugh. Just a nope all around.

    1. 22 October, 2014 at 8:26 pm

      LOL!!!! Red-headed stepchildren. hahahaha I so agree with you. Either you go all out or you don’t go there at all. I find the names disturbing, and this is coming from someone who lauded Illamasqua Load…

  16. 25 October, 2014 at 10:49 pm

    Back in the Limo my favourite colour but overall these colours don’t excite me, I’ve seen similar so… It feels meh for me
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