Christian Siriano S/S 2017 Runway Nails

Christian Siriano’s Spring/Summer 2017 collection is inspired by the Isle of Capri and the perfect fit for a world-traveled woman. Throughout the collection you’ll find cotton stripes, raffia, textured lace, and sheer organza overlays in colors like turquoise and citrus orange. Nail artist Gina Edwards for KISS Products, Inc. created an asymmetrical nail art look with hand painted bold black and white stripes to complement

Runa Ray S/S 2017 Runway Nails

Dermelect lead artist Rose Velez-Miggins created two looks to complement the embroideries and clean straight-lines in the Runa Ray Spring/Summer 2017 collection. Both manicures were neutral, yet bold and the metallic accent at the bottom of each nail was the perfect adornment. Get the Look: Prep nails with Immaculate Apply Launch Pad basecoat Apply 2 coats of Naurale Apply Memento topcoat & allow to dry With

Taoray Wang S/S 2017 Runway Nails

Dermelect lead artist Rose Velez-Miggins created a reverse French manicure for the Taoray Wang Spring/Summer 2017 collection, utilizing two shades from Dermelect’s collection of peptide-infused color nail lacquers. Get the Look: 1. Prep nails with  Immaculate 2. Apply Launch Pad basecoat 3. Apply 2 coats of Moon Kissed & allow to dry 4. With the Spring 2017 Dusty Blue shade, create the reverse French manicure look

Brock S/S 2017 Runway Nails

The Brock Spring/Summer 2017 collection was inspired by the “calmness of the desert with a sense of romanticism.” Jin Soon Choi used Auspicious, a dusty grey lavender, on the nails to highlight the aesthetic and complement the designer’s idea for the collection. Photos courtesy of Jin Soon

Distressed Ombre is the New Ombre

As seen on some of the Spring/Summer 2017 runways, the new hit manicure sure to be seen all spring is the “distressed ombre” and is easy enough to DIY at home. Zero + Maria Cornejo Lead artist for Morgan Taylor Lacquer, Gina Edwards, created a manicure that spotlights the juxtaposition of textures as seen in the Zero + Maria Cornejo Spring/Summer 2017 collection. Using a

Michael Costello S/S 2017 Runway Nails

Michael Costello’s Spring/Summer 2017 collection was influenced by the relationship between the light and dark side of femininity. Lead artist for essie, Rita Remark, created a gorgeous design that complemented the pieces, pulling inspiration from the gold and açaí fabrics see throughout the collection.  Rita chose two colors, essie’s deep sole mate and metallic good as gold to showcase the darkness and light.   get the look: 1. Apply first base base coat to nails. 2.

Creatures of the Wind S/S 2017 Runway Nails

Morgan Taylor Lacquer lead artist, Danielle Candido, worked with designers of Creatures of the Wind to create a bright white nail using Morgan Taylor Lacquer’s All White Now for their Spring/Summer 2017 collection. The white nail complements the patterns and textures seen throughout the retro chic-inspired collection. Photo credit Photo by Jennifer Graylock Scared of streaks when using light polish shades? Follow Danielle Candido’s tip and “float the

Tanya Taylor S/S 2017 Runway Nails

Lead artist for Morgan Taylor Lacquer, Gina Edwards created a fun and bright nail art look for the Tanya Taylor Spring/Summer 2017 collection. Starting off with a tan base, Gina used various electric colors to design asymmetrical swipes at the top and bottom edges of the nail. Colors used include: Ahead of the Game Deja Blue Mint Chocolate Chip Orange You Glad Sweet Escape Tropical Punch

Rodarte S/S 2017 Runway Nails

The Rodarte Spring/Summer 2017 collection featured floral embroideries, appliqués, tulle, and lace. Calling it “jewelry for the nails”, Morgan Taylor Lacquer lead artist Tracylee applied New School Nude to the nails and accented them with a delicate chain of Glitter & Gold around the cuticle. Will this trend be the new party nail? As for makeup and hair, the make-up by NARS was kept soft

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