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Saturday, December 12, 2015

Octopus Party Nail Lacquer Winter 2015 Collection

***Press Sample***

Launching today is the Winter 2015 Collection by Octopus Party Nail Lacquer, and I've got some swatches for ya!

First up: Ilex Vinum

*Disclaimer: I realize my skin looks jaundiced or mannequin-like in the below photos - my camera just would not capture the true color of this polish, so I made the executive decision to photoshop the polish to its true color, sacrificing my skintone in the process :P

Check out that blue flash!!!  *drools*

Ilex Vinum is a gorgeous holly berry red with a holographic effect with a blue flash.  It is a stunner!  It is also *almost* a one-coater - depends on how thick you like to apply.  I am wearing two thin coats in the photos above with no topcoat.

Next up: Kin Peaks

Kin Peaks is a lovely medium light blue with a subtle holographic effect.  This one is opaque in 2-3 coats - I am wearing three thin ones in the photos above with a quick-dry topcoat.

Next: Menthol Nights

Menthol Nights is the perfect deep forest green with a very strong holographic effect.  Unfortunately, the sun had disappeared when I was swatching this one, so I was unable to get an outdoors sunshot for you :(  This could also be a one coater depending on application - I am wearing two thin coats in the photos above with no topcoat.

Last up: Crown of Queen Elizabeth

The sun decided to make an appearance for THIS beauty, so the pic to the right is a direct sun shot!

Crown of Queen Elizabeth is a gorgeous white/very light grey ultra holographic polish, opaque in 3 coats.  There's really nothing bad I can say about this absolute stunner... You absolutely need this polish - you NEED this polish.  Usually, when I get press samples in, I log them and set them aside to work on them when I'm ready to swatch them.  When I got this one, I didn't wait.  I still had the bubble wrap and package empty on my kitchen table when I immediately put this beauty on my nekked nails :D  YOU NEED THIS.

Here are the launch details:
When: 6pm EST
Where: OPNL Shop
PreOrder: Will run for 2 hours or until sold out

And here's some social links:

Other than Crown of Queen Elizabeth, will you be picking up any of these at the launch?  What do you think of this collection overall?  Let me know in the comments!


Polish provided at a discount in exchange for swatch photos.  My review, opinions of, and experience with this polish is unique to me and remains 100% honest.


  1. All 4 are just amazing!! Beautiful photos!

  2. Your skin looks normal on my phone lol...btw beautiful swatches l

  3. Your skin looks normal on my phone lol...btw beautiful swatches l

  4. Menthol Nights looks gorgeous, even without the sun

  5. These look so pretty! I love them all, but I'm always drawn to the silver holo - no matter how many I already own

  6. Wow!! I am amazed to see octopus party nail lacquer winter 2015 collection. Dear all are amazing color, but I just loved the medium light blue with subtle holographic effect. You know whenever I organize parties, first I hire event coordinator so that party will be best for everyone, and the next thing which I do is to get design my dress from designer and I always wear such perfect Nail paints which match with my dress.