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Best Foot Forward

If you are going to brave spring 2014’s footwear trends without socks (hello, Tevas and Birkenstocks) a pristine pedicure is a must. Here, W editors reveal their go-to salons.

  • Best Foot Forward - Sweet Lily NYC
  • Best Foot Forward - Ten Over Ten Salon
  • Best Foot Forward - SPANAIL Soho
  • Best Foot Forward - John Barrett Salon
  • Best Foot Forward - The Red Door Spa NYC
  • Best Foot Forward - Jin Soon Spa
  • Best Foot Forward - Primp and Polish Williamsburg
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  1. 1/9

    “This downtown destination is well-known for its classic cucumber pedicure—and for good reason. The salon’s simplicity makes it a standout.” – Sarah Leon, Web Editor

    Pedicure at Sweet Lily, starting at $52,

  2. 2/9

    “A serene location in the Parker Meridien— offering the chicest colors (Chanel's Mysterious was my favorite when I needed a lift out of the winter doldrums). And they give the best shoulder massage in midtown.” –Regan Solmo, Managing Editor

    Luxe Pedicure at Tenoverten Salon, $55,

  3. 3/9

    “Such a wonderful spot—very quiet and serene, and the best service.” – Tina Huynh, Assistant Jewelry Editor

    Pedicure at SPANAIL, starting at $45,

  4. 4/9

    “Their new Tom Ford Neroli Portofino pedicure is totally decadent. It starts with Ford's Body Oil and Moisturizer, and ends with a Tom Ford nail shade—my favorite is Sugar Dune.” – Jane Larkworthy, Beauty Director

    Pedicure at John Barrett Salon, $125,

  5. 5/9

    "This new subterranean spa has pedicure chairs separated by curtains so I can get 100% into my relaxation zone. I use Essie gel for my toes—it lasts a month." – Katie Becker, Beauty Editor

    Pedicure at The Red Door in Union Square, starting at $68,

  6. 6/9

    “Designed by the architect John Coughlan, Jin Soon Choi’s spa is the ultimate destination for relaxation.” - Claudia Mata, Jewelry and Accessories Director

    Pedicure at Jin Soon Natural Hand-Foot Spa in the East Village, starting at $32,

  7. 7/9
  8. 8/9

    “A luxe pedicure in the back patio always feels like a mini vacation, but I would be remiss if I didn’t also mention that Primp & Polish has the best polish selection in Williamsburg.” - Sue Williamson, Digital Editorial Associate

    Milk & Honey Pedicure at Primp & Polish, $57,

  9. 9/9