Peruvian Culture & History Make an Iconic Identity

OPI Peru Collection
  • OPI Peru Collection

    Located in the western part of South America, Peruvian culture and history contain the epic combination of incredible vistas, Incan history, and the honor of being one of several countries that host the longest mountain range in the world, the Andes.

    Even more, this flourishing country has jungles, rivers, and lakes, all contributing to a unique blend of colors that truly establish Peru’s distinctive culture and personality. With mesmerizing hues to be found around every trail, trek, and thoroughfare, we couldn’t help but be inspired to create a new collection. We’re launching our OPI Peru line with colors and shade names that celebrate Peru’s vibrant culture, history, and environment.

    1. Peruvian Culture & History Combine to Create an Iconic Identity

      We’re ready to go on an adventure with our furry friends who originated from Peru and known to be domesticated by the Indians of the Andes mountains!

      Shop the Shade: Alpaca My Bags

    2. Peruvian Culture & History Combine to Create an Iconic Identity

      Nice to meet you! Did you know that the llama is the national animal of Peru? These animals are not related to the alpaca but are indeed the oldest domesticated animal of the world. The llama’s purpose was to be used both as food and as a pack animal by the Incas, aiding this civilization throughout history.

      Shop the Shade: Como Se Llama?

    3. Peruvian Culture & History Combine to Create an Iconic Identity

      A play on words for this wonder of the world that will leave you breathless!

      Shop the Shade: Machu Peach-u

    4. Peruvian Culture & History Combine to Create an Iconic Identity

      You have been warned! Music plays a significant role when it comes to Peruvian culture, thus why the pan flute echoes all across the country. This magical instrument was first believed to have been played during ceremonial rites to personal hobbies, demonstrating how powerful and respect this woodwind instrument became.

      Shop the Shade: Don't Toot My Flute

    5. Peruvian Culture & History Combine to Create an Iconic Identity

      Just feel the warmth of this beautiful place, filled with amazing temples, ancient cities, and convenient access to the Inca ruins, as travelers from all over the world continue to be charmed by Cusco's imperial city. A visit to Cusco transports you back into the center of ancient Andean culture—broken down and combined with the colonial wonders of Spanish conquest, only to be reborn as a thriving tourist mecca.

      Shop the Shade: I Love You Just Be-Cusco

    6. Peruvian Culture & History Combine to Create an Iconic Identity

      This Color! - Shrouded in Peruvian history, gloriously messy, and full of aesthetic delights—get ready to bask in this bold and beautiful city!

      Shop the Shade: Lima Tell You About This Color!

    7. Peruvian Culture & History Combine to Create an Iconic Identity

      Sounds like the perfect romance for the cowboys and cattlemen of South America. Throughout Peruvian history, gauchos lived in the pampas, hills, and mountains of South America, roaming as horsemen and cowhands—how dreamy!

      Shop the Shade: Grandma Kissed A Gaucho

    8. Peruvian Culture & History Combine to Create an Iconic Identity

      Way up high, one of the most magnificent geologic features in the world is the Ausangate mountain of the Peruvian Andes. The mountain is striped with an array of dazzling colors where you will witness millions of years of geological and Peruvian history and all the associated complexities.

      Shop the Shade: Somewhere Over the Rainbow Mountains

    9. Peruvian Culture & History Combine to Create an Iconic Identity

      For ages, human civilizations across the world have built and created cities, buildings, monuments, and other fabulous structures that continue to inspire awe in millions. OPI was inspired to appreciate Peruvian history and culture—while celebrating it through color.

      Shop the Shade: Seven Wonders of OPI

    10. Peruvian Culture & History Combine to Create an Iconic Identity

      Found in the Andes mountains, these majestic birds are some of the largest flying animal in the world, ready to take on the sky!

      Shop the Shade: Yes My Condor Can-Do!

    11. Peruvian Culture & History Combine to Create an Iconic Identity

      Get ready to meet and greet the Quechua, people of Peru, upon your arrival!

      Shop the Shade: Suzi Will Quechua Later!

    12. OPI Peru Collection

      With its rich identity and diversity in both people and region, Peru boasts a great wealth of cultures and traditions. Are you ready to experience Peruvian culture and history with OPI and discover a wealth of different worlds, all with their own individual landscapes, sounds, colors and tastes? Travel with us, as we take you back in time to ancient civilizations and share the great cultural heritage of the Peruvian people.

      We know, we know: You’re already Alpaca-ing your bags to head for your own South American sabbatical, and we don’t blame you. But before you go, be sure to let us know which of our shades from the new OPI Peru collection is the color for you, and don’t forget to tag us on social media with your favorite nail selfie! Just remember, #OPIObsessed needs no translation, wherever you are.

    13. Peruvian Culture & History Combine to Create an Iconic Identity

      Intihuatana, Urubamba is a wonder of ancient technology, a clock to measure when it was time to celebrate the winter solstice—one of the most important celebrations and rituals of the entire empire.

      Shop the Shade: My Solar Clock Is Ticking

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