The Best Nails From #NYFW (With Tips For How To Do Them All!)

February 20, 2014 by Jenn Rice
shefinds | beauty
How: Nichole Allegre for Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics' silver dip-dyed nails Where: Creatures of Comfort How: Pour their Spanglemaker silver-toned polish into a container and dip fingers in the actual polish to create this look

What: Naomi Yasuda for essie's negative space diagonal nail design Where: Opening Ceremony How: Create different diagonal nail designs on each nail using the polish brush and essie's Aruba Blue.

What: Michelle Saunders for essie's moon shadow manicure Where: DKNY How: Apply the white polish to the entire nail, then apply grey to the center of the nail, and finish with a coat of Allure to create a cement color. Polishes: Blanc Smokin' Hot Allure

What: CND's dagger embellished nails Where: The Blonds How: A combination of CND Shellac and Vinylux polishes, as well as unique embellishments that include jagged vintage jewels, Swarovski crystals, chains, pearls, leather, glitter, foil velvet and more.

What: OPI's rainbow and cloud-inspired nail art Where: Degen How: Create a rainbow pattern on the ring finger nails, and sky pattern on the other four nails. Polishes used: Can't Find My Czech-book Alpine Snow Push and Shove Desperately Seeking Sequins Red Hot Rio Toucan Do It If You Try I Just Can't Cope-acabana AmazON...AmazOFF Dating a Royal Next Stop...the Bikini Zone

What: Katie Hughes for butter LONDON's glitter-tipped nail art Where: Libertine How: Paint the top half of the nail with a black and the bottom portion of the nail in silver, followed by a chunky glitter overcoat. Top off the look with holographic glitter pieces. Polishes: The Black Knight Diamond Geezer Anorak (available in March 2014) [via butter LONDON]

What: OPI's radiant tipped half moon manicure Where: Azede Jean-Pierre How: Leave the bottom half of your nail nude, and create a half moon french tip and outline the edge of your nails with a silver polish to complete the look. Polishes used: Nein! Nein! Nein! OK Fine!  Radiance

What: Kate Hughes for butter LONDON's tweed nail art Where: ICB x Prabal Gurung How: After painting nails all black, use a striping brush to create the tweed effect with the additional colors listed below. Polishes: Union Black Jack Billy No Mates Stag Do Blagger British Racing Green Pearly Queen [via butter LONDON]

What: CND's toy gun nails Where: The Blonds How: A combination of CND Shellac and Vinylux polishes, as well as miniature toy guns.

What: Miss Pop Nails for essie's fairytale french moon manicure Where: alice + olivia How: Paint all nails black and then apply gold dots using a dotting tool (or bobby pin!). Polishes used: Licorice Good As Gold

What: Katie Hughes for butter LONDON's metallic gradient nails. Where: Dannijo How: Apply the copper shade at the base, and then brush on the silver shade with a makeup sponge Polishes: Goss Posh Bird [via butter LONDON]

What: Jin Soon Choi's modern french manicure Where: Tess Giberson How: Polish nails with dark gray shade, and then apply a thin arc around the edges using the silver white shade to create the french manicure. Polishes: Kookie White (launching this spring) The gray/metallic black shade will launch in Fall 2014 as part of a limited edition Tess Giberson collection

What: CND's gothic 3-d nails Where: The Blonds How: A combination of CND Shellac and Vinylux polishes, as well as intricate 3-D embellishments.


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