I think this is the first navy blue nail polish that I've ever bought. I had originally intended to buy Yoga-ta Get This Blue which is a little brighter, but when I saw this one in the bottle I thought it looked amazing. It's navy blue with purple shimmer. It looks purple to me in the bottle, but when applied it's a dark navy color. In the light you can see the purple coming through. The application was nice, and even without a top coat, it has a very nice glossy finish. I really love this color!