New Season Nails

Mimi ON Oct 30, 2012 AT 9:00 am

New Season Nails AW12

Transitions are tough. And never more so than the transeasonal intermission between the end of summer and the start of autumn. Saying goodbye to the insouciance of summer beauty; the carefree hair, minimal make up and splashes of neon brights, and switching to a more considered approach to the new seasons’ trends. So whilst we’re hankering after the promise of an Indian summer and holding off on the darker, moodier make up trends, nail shades are one area we can happily start to dabble.

Ultra-striking against still-tanned skin, this season molten metallic manicures, shimmering nude tan tones, murky opaques and sumptuous jewel tones are all bang on trend – and almost too decadent to be tampered with. Keep nail art, wraps and inverted moon manicures to the flash of a single finger and keep the rest of your polish pared back, immaculate and super glossy.

(top row from left) Laura Mercier Organza Beige £12.50/ Dior Vernis in Beige Safari £18/ Chanel Nail Lacquer in Frenzy £18/ Tom Ford Nail Lacquer in Dominatrix £25 / Rimmel London Pro Nail Polish in Trend Spot £4.59 / Essie Nail Lacquer in Recessionista £6/ Illamasqua Nail Polish in Charisma £9

(bottom row from left) Bobbi Brown Nail Polish in Turquoise £11 / Zoya Nail Lacquer in Evvie £10.50 / Mac Nail Lacquer in Midnight Tryst £10/ Topshop Nail Polish in Mermaid £6/ Estee Lauder Pure Color in Black Plum £14/ Dolce & Gabbana Intense Nail Lacquer in Amethyst £18/ Nars Storm Bird Nail Varnish £14









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