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Happy weekend! It is a gorgeous weekend here and I thought I would bring you a few more polish swatches from my favourite indie brand, Aphrodite Lacquers.

AL’s last collection, the stunning Romes & Jules collection, consisted of 10 gorgeous shades, with something for everyone. You can see some of the beauties in this post, and today I will show you three of the lighter polishes from the Romes & Jules collection!

The first colour, and my very favourite from the entire collection, is Inauspicious Stars, a milky white jelly base with white and pastel pink, purple and blue glitters, with tiny holo microglitters scattered throughout. Inauspicious Stars is like the “light” version of Violent Delights; a multi-colour glitter, only this time, in a pastel version. This was one of the polishes unveiled with the release of the second part of Romes & Jules, and it was as though Rebecca had read my mind: while wearing Violent Delights, I was thinking that a pale version of this would look amazing… it would be highly wearable, and allow us to wear glitter even when a crazy, bright glitter polish may not be appropriate. And the next thing you know… Inauspicious Stars was released!

Here are two coats over 1 coat of OPI Funny Bunny, my go-to white jelly:

Aphrodite_InauspiciousStarsIs that not lovely, and so demure?

 

The next white-based beauty is Capulets, another milky-white base with lots of bright colorful glitters, both matte and shiny. This polish is so colourful and fun, and contains the much-sought-after circle glitters along with square and hex glitters. I decided to layer 2 coats of Capulets over 1 coat of Funny Bunny:

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The last polish I have for you today is Fortune’s Fool, another gorgeous milky base, this time in a light blue colour with lots of different blue and holo glitters and a hidden pale blue shimmer. I simply adore Aphrodite Lacquers’ hidden shimmer bases – they dance for you in certain light and are spectacular! You can see it in my picture, especially on my ring finger. Fortune’s Fool was a little sheerer than the other polishes, so I used three coats here, over base and without top coat. Look at that shine!

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Once again, these polishes reinforce my love of Aphrodite Lacquers and her indie polishes. Rebecca, its creator, can do no wrong!

To get your very own Aphrodite Lacquers, including these stunners from the Romes & Jules collection, head over to Aphrodite’s Etsy shop! For more pictures and the latest news, don’t forget to follow Aphrodite Lacquers on Facebook and on Twitter!

Which Romes & Jules polish is your favourite so far?

~xo

One of my favourite recent indie collections is another one from Aphrodite Lacquers. Inspired by the Shakespearean star-crossed lovers, the Romes & Jules Collection is Valentine’s Day perfection personified. With names such as Montagues, Misadventure and Two Star-Crossed Lovers, and colours ranging from white to red and pink glitter, this selection of polishes is beautiful for the girly-girl and the vamp-polish-lover.

Today I bring you three polishes from this collection, and I couldn’t be more excited as Rebecca, Aphrodite’s amazing creator, recently added five more beauties to this collection!! And wait until you see these!

First up, Two Star Crossed Lovers, described as a light purple polish, with different purple and holo glitters, along with a hidden purplish-pinkish shimmer. Subtle, deliciously-squishy jelly and gorgeous!! If you don’t know, Aphrodite Lacquers has become known for their amazing jelly bases – the polishes look like layers of glitter are suspended in milky clouds on your fingers. Here are two coats of Two Star Crossed Lovers with base coat – before top coat!! This collection is incredibly shiny… have a look:

Aphrodite_TwoStarCrsdIs that not beautiful?

 

The next colour is Wherefore Art Thou – one of my favourite expressions from the Romeo and Juliet story, and a beautiful light pink polish, with tons of different pink and holo glitters and a hidden purplish-pinkish shimmer that dances in the light. Once again, two coats over base… no top coat:

Aphrodite_WhereforeArtThouSome of the glitter in Wherefore Art Thou is holographic and just stunning!

 

The last polish for today is the one I was most excited about, mainly because it has a milky white base, my favourite! Violent Delights is a white jelly polish, packed with white glitters of various sizes and all the different pink and purple glitters from this collection, and holo microglitters scattered throughout. It actually contains all of the different glitters used in this collection!! How cool is that?

This one is literally packed with glitter. Packed. I will try wearing it over my favourite white jelly, OPI’s Funny Bunny next time, to both use it more sparingly and to reduce the chances of glitter overload. Here are two coats of this beauty:

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Click on the picture to enlarge it and see the detail, because it is like a jelly sandwich in a bottle. If you follow my blog, you know how I feel about jelly and squishy polishes. If you’re like me, you NEED this!!!

 

These beauties, along with the recent additions to the Romes & Jules collection, were just released on Aphrodite’s Etsy shop!

For more pictures and the latest news, don’t forget to follow Aphrodite Lacquers on Facebook and on Twitter! And don’t forget, my contest is open for another two days, and you can win your very own bottle of Violent Delights from Aphrodite (along with 2 more of her beauties)!! Enter here!

 

So which one is your favourite? And have you managed to snag any of these pretties?
~xo

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