Sally Hansen's Shooting Star is a lovely silver. It does not have a typical metallic finish but is more sparkly than otherwise. I will be wearing this during my trip to San Antonio this weekend. I thought that silver would be a good college visiting color - fun enough to make me happy, yet not too out there in case the Trinity people are offended by unusual nail polish. I know that this is a rather silly thing to worry about as the Trinity people probably won't even notice my nails, but then, who said I wasn't silly?