alice + olivia by Stacey Bendet S/S 2017 Runway Nails

Dubbing this look “Garden Chic”, alice + olivia by Stacey Bendet’s Spring/Summer 2017 collection was inspired by 18th century tarot cards and mystic gardens. The contrasting patterns and lush hues as seen in the collection compliment the three different nail designs CND created for the presentation. 

First look: a fresh take on the French manicure, with a crescent swoop of dusty rose down one side of the nail and a single palm leaf down the other.

CND for Alice + Olivia SS17

Second look: a neutral nail with intricate leafing around the perimeter. By rounding the nail with leaves, it slims or “contours” the nail.

CND for Alice + Olivia SS17

Third look: a slightly tinted base layer, embellished with cascading clear crystals.

CND for Alice + Olivia SS17

Photos courtesy of Jennifer Graylock/Getty Images

Partnering with Alice + Olivia by Stacey Bendet this season has given our team a unique opportunity to showcase bold simplistic nail styles that can be seamlessly recreated by Nail Professionals in the salon. –Jan Arnold, CND Co-founder and Style Director

Jan Arnold and her CND team were so impressed by my similar alice & olivia spring collection look, that they insisted I rock the nails that were being used in the presentation.

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