PANTONE 2016 Polishes

Every year Pantone determines the “color of the year” based on what’s currently trending in our culture. For the first time, Pantone knighted two colors, Rose Quartz (pastel pink) and Serenity (periwinkle) as the PANTONE 2016 Color of the Year. Joined together, Rose Quartz and Serenity to demonstrate an inherent balance between a warmer embracing rose tone and the cooler tranquil blue, reflecting connection and

Jonathan Simkhai F/W 2016 Runway Nails

Rita Remark for essie designed a subtle, textured cable knit sweater nail design that coordinated with the cozy knits seen in the Jonathan Simkhai’s F/W 2016 runway show. The art was used as an accent nail on the middle and ring fingers. Each model’s nail color was chosen based on the garment worn. Get the look: 1. Apply base coat 2. Next, apply two coats of find me an

Opening Ceremony F/W 2016 Runway Nails

Naomi Yasuda for China Glaze worked with Opening Ceremony to create some out-of this-world nails to go with the futuristic theme for the F/W 2016 show. With blow up blimps soaring over the runway, models walked in bright colored jumpsuits, Austin Powers inspired sunglasses, and metallic nail art. Get the look: 1. Apply base coat 2. Apply two coats of Sorry I’m Latte 3. Cut

Baja East F/W 2016 Runway Nails

Rita Remark for essie worked with Baja East to create a nail look that complements the Fall/Winter 2016 collection. The new “BE” logo was the inspiration behind the nail art for the runway show. The distinct monogram was applied to two fingers side by side using a striping brush. The color choices and placement of the logo varied between models. BONUS: male models also got in

Libertine F/W 2016 Runway Nails

Every season Libertine goes above and beyond to send the most over-the-top clothes down the runway and their looks wouldn’t be complete without the help of the CND Design Lab Team. This season, they not only created out-of-this-world nails for the female AND male models, but they even sculpted miniature eye pins to accessorize the clothing. –Libertine designer, Johnson Hartig Take note: furry nails are going

Sally LaPointe F/W 2016 Runway Nails

Morgan Taylor Lacquer’s lead artist, Danielle Candido created a frosted white manicure with subtle nail art for the Sally LaPointe F/W 2016 collection. With the assortment of textures and neutrals seen throughout the collection, this manicure looks as regal and sophisticated as the clothes. Def picture Kate Middleton rockin’ this nail art. Get the look: 1. Apply two coats of Heaven Sent 2. Finish with one

Hood by Air F/W 2016 Runway Nails

Hood by Air founder Shayne Oliver doesn’t follow suit when it comes to NYFW nails. Last season he had the models’ nails wrapped in bandaids to play up the surgical theme for the show. For the F/W 2016 runway, Oliver wanted a nail that looked like it was “caked with dirt and grime.” We’re doing a nasty nail. There’s no other way to describe it. It’s

Tibi F/W 2016 Runway Nails

Tibi’s Fall/Winter 2016 collection was inspired by military elements with a nod to independence and individuality. Jin Soon Choi chose to do a simple nail art design to complement the collection: the classic military insignia. The design was done in a muted gold shade and applied only to the model’s pointer fingers Get the look… 1. Apply one coat of JINsoon Power Coat 2. Apple

Monique Lhuillier F/W 2016 Runway Nails

The bright colors and textures seen throughout the Monique Lhuillier F/W 2016 collection were inspired by a young woman raiding her eccentric grandmother’s closet. Morgan Taylor Lacquer’s lead artist, Gina Edwards created a sheer nail by blending Polished Up (a soft pink) and Make It Last top coat. Note: when looking to dilute a nail color, add clear polish.

SUNO F/W 2016 Runway Nails

Lead artist for Morgan Taylor Lacquer, Danielle Candido worked with SUNO in choosing a smart and sophisticated color that would work well with the F/W 2016 collection. The collection has an expansive range of textures and prints, from casual day wear to haute couture looks. Two coats of Latte Please followed by high shine top coat, Need for Speed pulls in the earth tones seen throughout the collection. These