Designer Veronika Brusa used friend and artist, Steve Voll as a foundation for creating the Berenik S/S 2016 collection. Voll’s eccentric color combination of images and spray painted structures inspired Brusa to create pieces emulating his art work. Mesh, stonewashed denim, and cutouts are just a few of the sporty, yet elegant designs that walked the runway. For the feet, leather top sandals in various leathers and colors.
Feminine cutouts, fringe trim, and mermaid hems were all over the runway at Jonathan Simkhai. For the manicures, Lead manicurist for Morgan Taylor, Gina Edwards, was inspired by the juxtaposition of the city and softness of the country. In turn, she created five tri-colored French manicure looks. A diluted Prim-rose and Proper (part of Morgan Taylor Spring 2016 line) was used for the base coat.
Monique Lhuillier, known for her exquisite bridal gowns, sent feminine silhouettes and bold colors down the runway for her S/S 2016 collection. Lead manicurist for Morgan Taylor, Gina Edwards put a fun twist on a classic French manicure using a base of Simply Irresistible, a sheer pink, followed by a thin, Kelly green tip using Later Alligator.
Karen Walker’s S/S 2016 collection highlights a sense of “understated glamour and functionality.” Inspired by the Soviet Union’s Star City, the designer included streams of metallic gold throughout the pieces. For the nails, Jin Soon Choi wanted to complement the gold accents seen in the collection so she decided on two coats of Cachet-a muted metallic gold. Cachet is part of a three piece holiday collection that will be
The bold “organized choatic” nails for Libertine’s S/S 2016 collection were hand-painted by artists of the CND Design Lab Team using SHELLAC™ Brand 14+ Day Nail Color and VINYLUX™ Weekly Polish in bright shades of yellow, pink, blue, orange, and green. Four nails looks were created: Blinky Blocks: dual-toned color-blocked nails Checkmate: a bright checkerboard pattern against a white background Bad Penny: monochromatic nails metallic rose gold with a copper
Inspired by Arabian Nights, Reem Acra’s S/S 2016 collection includes metallic accidents and colorful headscarfs. Lead manicurist for Morgan Taylor, Gina Edwards used one coat of a diluted Give Me Gold to the nails and toes. By adding Make It Last to the gold, it created a shimmery color that reflected the collection.
Everyone’s favorite childhood cartoon, My Little Pony. is hitting the catwalk. Degen’s S/S 2016 is all about bright colors and nail art. China Glaze worked with designer Lindsay Degen to come up with coordinating nails for the collection. Each model got a full set of colorful nails with rainbows, 3D details and an accent nail of Pinkie Pie or Rainbow Dash. Even the dudes got
Lela Rose S/S 2016 collection is all about feminine beauty mixed with a modern edge. Touches of metallics are incorporated in every piece which is also reflected on the nails. Achieve the look by applying a coat of Colour Prevail’s Date Night, a shimmery bronze. Next, unevenly sweep Party Girl, a metallic silver, from the center to the tip of the nail. Finally, loosely layer on a metallic rose polish
The Lie Sangbong S/S 2016 collection showed simple, sophisticated pieces made from traditional Korean linen in relaxing colors of whites and blues. Jin Soon Choi created nail art that complemented the collection by using a sheer polish and textured topper. These nails are ones you can definitely rock both at the office and on the beach. Recreate the nails by using one coat of JINsoon Tulle followed by two