Today’s swatch is Victoriana from butter LONDON and it is easily one of my Top 20 polishes.

The butter LONDON site describes Victoriana as ‘a textured twinkling vintage blue, pale and slightly smoky. Things reminiscent of the Victorian era, such as corsets, top hats and Syphilis‘. Syphilis aside, the color does strike me as vintage/antique. Something about the dustiness combined with the silver shimmer – it’s lovely. The blue does have a hint of green, which is more apparent in certain light. It was overcast this afternoon, and in that light I picked up on a bit more of the green.

The formula is excellent. I can almost get away with one coat, but I usually do two. And here are those two coats in natural light –


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