#1: 3.1 Phillip Lim’s “metallic dust” effect

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Metallic lips are the coolest makeup trend to sport now (you have to check out this gold-flecked lipstick). For nails, however, the look to aim for is a lot more subtle – almost like a light dusting of shimmery dust over your digits.


#2: Rodarte’s inverse glitter look

Also subtle, but a lot prettier and more feminine, shiny gold glitter was applied around models’ fingernails, while nail beds were kept clear.

See: 3 easy ways to change up your glitter nail designs 


#3: Opening Ceremony’s colour-blocking take

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What happens when you combine negative space and the use of primary colours: A manicure that’s retro yet modern.


#4: Alice + Olivia’s tropic-themed manicure

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All we need to inject holiday vibes into the everyday: This abstract take on the palm tree motif.


#5: Monse’s natural, ombre design

The best way to wear ombre nails now: Teaming soft, muted hues like taupe with pinkish-nude colours. The result: A versatile, ultra-feminine look to carry you through any occasion.


Images: Showbit.com

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