The 2013 Holiday Collection has arrived!
Celebrating the magical Illusionist Lacquer Collection for Holiday 2013. Make merry this season with rich colours and overcoats designer to transform your favourite look. Glittering textures and opulent hues take you from day to night with one sweep of the brush. You won't believe your eyes!

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We’re off to New York Fashion week!
New York Fashion week!!

It’s that time of year again! We’re busy at New York Fashion Week with Global Colour Ambassador Katie Jane Hughes creating bespoke nail looks for the Spring Summer 2014 collections of our brilliant designer friends. This season, we’re working with the likes of Karen Walker, DANNIJO, Nicole Miller, Band of Outsiders, Monique Lhuillier, Lela Rose, and Libertine (just to name a few!)

Up next, we’re headed to London, but here’s a glimpse of the nail looks you’ll be re-creating for weeks to come:

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Get Artsy: Our Summer Nail Tutorial
Harness your inner fashion diva, and create catwalk looks with Pop Art — a bespoke collection of brights. Global Colour Ambassador demonstrates how to translate classic pop-art style into the next trend for nails. What will your nail art grow up to be?

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Introducing The Royals Collection
Royal collection nail look

This limited-edition trio includes our three most three lacquers: The iconic ‘No More Waity Katie, ‘Lillibet’s Jubilee’ - just released from the butter LONDON vault, and the newest edition to the royal family, Pitter Patter. Help celebrate this historical moment with three iconic lacquers in the rich, luxe formulas butter LONDON is known for.

The color purple has been associated with royalty, power and wealth for centuries. In fact, Queen Elizabeth I forbade anyone except close members of the royal family to wear it. Purple’s elite status stems from the rarity and cost of the dye originally used to produce it. Being the combination of red and blue, the warmest and coolest colors, aubergine/purple is believed to be the ideal color. Hence No More Waity Katie, and Lillibet’s Jubilee.

Pitter Patter: Opaque aubergine shimmer.

No More Waity, Katie: Semi-sheer, greige lilac jelly glitter.

Lillibet’s Jubilee: Opaque, silver lavender foil metallic.

Available for $39 for a limited amount of time.

Nail the Art of the Half Moon
Royal collection nail look
Remix the classic half-moon this summer with cool tones and metallic textures.

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The Best Nail Looks of New York Fashion Week!

Global Colour Ambassador Katie Hughes took New York Fashion Week by storm this season, creating some of our most note-worthy creations to date! From the bejeweled "gem party" manicure at Libertine, to the "gunmetal grunge"manicure seen backstage at ICB by Prabal Gurung, this season was all about the clash of texture and small embellishments.

New York Fashion Week may have wrapped up, but Katie is on to her next destination - her hometown of London! Join us as we set out to create even more stunning looks in the week to come.

Backstage at New York Fashion Week A/W 13 with butter LONDON
Global Colour Ambassador Katie Hughes takes you backstage to New York Fashion Week in the Autumn/Winter 2013 season. Hughes dishes about the bespoke looks she created with the designers and reveals her top trends for A/W 2013.
Go nude this Spring...
Dare to be bare! This spring, three bespoke nudes designed to match every skin tone make a statement. From day to night, meetings to meetups, The Starkers Collection takes the meaning of chic back to basics, highlighting each woman’s unique beauty and features.

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Meet the Winner of our Holiday Pinterest Contest!
Meet the winner of our Pinterest Contest, Megan Wilhelm, and find out what she loves about butter LONDON, her favourite blogs, and why everyone needs a cast iron skillet.

View her winning board here:

What inspired your board in our Pinterest contest?
Living in Wisconsin, there is nothing better than a white Christmas! I wanted to create a board that included a lot of snow, glitter, and cozy touches!

What do you do for a living?
I recently graduated from UW-Stout where I studied hospitality and business. I currently work at a fantastic women’s boutique in Egg Harbor, WI, called Patricia Shoppe. ( ) .

What are your hobbies?
I love to cook; learning new recipes and making up some of my own! Reading is also one of my favorite things to do. I also love to travel whenever I get the chance. I would love to be able to go back to Europe soon!

What do you love about butter LONDON?
The drying time is great, and the polish really holds up to wear and tear. I just washed a lot of dishes, and I don’t have a single chip!

What’s your favourite butter LONDON colour?
For every day wear, I love Yummy Mummy. It is a great neutral that matches everything. Tramp Stamp is another favorite that is my go-to for a night out!

Where do you like to shop?
Many of my staples are from H&M, and I enjoy finding unique pieces from local boutiques and shops. I also like to bargain hunt at Target and thrift shops for things to decorate my apartment!

What magazines do you read, if any?
Bon Appetit always inspires me to whip up new dishes. I also read Harper’s Bazaar because of their beautiful fashion spreads!

Who is your favourite actress/actor?
I love watching any movie with Meryl Streep because you know she will do a great job taking on any role. I also enjoy Audrey Tatou and, like any other woman, I love George Clooney.

Who are your fashion icons?
Audrey Hepburn is a classic icon. Anything she was wearing in 50s and 60s, you could easily wear today! I see Kate Middleton as being a modern day Audrey, as her outfits are always simple, classic and well tailored.

Do you follow any bloggers? If so, who?
Justina Blakeney’s style is so unique! She always has something interesting to look at. ( ) Design seeds is another blog I love when I need a little color inspiration.

What kind of music do you like to listen to?
I enjoy a large variety of music. My playlists usually includes Michael Buble, Aerosmith and Lady Gaga!

Describe your style.
I believe in staying classic and comfortable! I usually dress in layers, so you will always find me in a cardigan or blazer. When I want to wear a new trend, I usually wear it in small amounts, such as on a clutch or a scarf.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
Spending time with family is very important to me, I am very close with my parents, sister and brother. I also love to see my boyfriend, Bryan, watch classic movies with my friend, Katie, and make cupcakes with my friend, Danielle. I also love to help my friends and family plan events, including parties, showers and weddings!

What you can’t live without?
I wouldn’t be able to live without my best girlfriends! And cast iron. Everyone needs a cast iron skillet.

Our First-Ever Pinterest Contest!
Want a chance to win a butter LONDON gift basket worth over $140? Of course you do. Enter our Holiday Pinterest contest for your chance at a brag-worthy butter LONDON haul.
Show us your most festive Pinterest board to enter the contest.

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Our Limited-Edition Collection with goop Featured on Life & Style Weekly!
Our exclusive collection with goop has been featured on Life & Style Weekly’s “Top 3 Fashion Fixations”. The festive trifecta of three new bespoke shades Abso-bloody-lutely, Bread & Butter Pudding, and Hampstead Heath are praised to be “as sophisticated as the A-lister herself.”
You can pick up this exciting trio for a limited amount of time at!
butter LONDON Global Colour Ambassador Katie Hughes featured in Women's Wear Dai
Our very own Global Colour Ambassador, Katie Hughes, has been featured in Women’s Wear Daily as one of “the next generation of hair and makeup superstars.” With her eye for innovative nail design and her approachable demeanor, Katie’s nail looks continually capture the attention of both the fashion elite and our butter LONDON bezzie mates. As the Global Colour Ambassador for butter LONDON, Katie works closely with the product development team and heads up the brand’s New York, Paris and London backstage teams.
Whether blending bespoke colours backstage or working with the brand to develop the latest collections, Katie plays a vital role in ensuring butter LONDON continues to create extraordinary moments in colour. We’re thrilled to have such talent as part of the butter LONDON team – cheers to you, Katie!
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