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Nailed It

Kick-start summer with a fresh new hue. Here, W editors reveal their favorite polishes.

  • Nailed It - Dolce and Gabbana Nail Polish
  • Nailed It - RGB nail polish
  • Nailed It - OPI Nail Lacquer
  • Nailed It - Deborah Lippmann glitter nail polish
  • Nailed It - Essie blue nail polish
  • Nailed It - Tom Ford nail polish
  • Nailed It - MAC nail lacquer in Pep Pep Pep
  • Nailed It - Dazzle Dry Nail Polish
  • Nailed It - Jin Soon nail polish
  • Nailed It - OPI Nail Polish in Coney Island Cotton Candy
  • Nailed It - Rescue Beauty Lounge nail polish
  • Nailed It - Essie Clambake nail polish
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  1. 1/14

    “I tend to wear a lot of white in the summer, and I can't imagine a better compliment than this chic, understated grey blue.” – Jane Larkworthy, Beauty Director

    Dolce & Gabbana nail polish in Anise, $25,

  2. 2/14

    “This peachy nude looks right at home on the beach.” – Christina Caldwell, Digital Director

    RGB nail polish in Punch, $18,

  3. 3/14

    “This shade is like emerald green with an oil slick on top and the multi-colored iridescence makes it work with anything I wear. It’s perfect for these few months when I’m not exclusively in black." – Katie Becker, Beauty Editor

    OPI nail lacquer in Green on the Runway, $9,

  4. 4/14

    “This is bubblegum pink at it's best. It's a glitter polish, which sticks like rubber cement, and won't chip between dips in the pool.” – Mia Adorante, Associate to the Fashion and Style Director

    Deborah Lippmann glitter nail polish in Candy Shop, $20,

  5. 5/14

    “A very pale baby blue, this color is neutral enough to go with my whole summer wardrobe while still adding a hint of color.” – Sam Milner, Senior Market Editor and Manager

    Essie nail polish in Find Me An Oasis, $8.50,

  6. 6/14

    “From the office to dinners to impromptu trips to the beach, I need a manicure as versatile as my schedule. Tom Ford’s deep red goes with everything—and the formula stands up to even the toughest sand.” – Sue Williamson, Digital Editorial Associate

    Tom Ford nail lacquer in Carnal Red, $32,

  7. 7/14
  8. 8/14

    “This opaque polish is light enough to hide chips from spending time at the beach and festive enough for an outdoor party.” – Sarah Leon, Web Editor

    MAC nail lacquer in Pep Pep Pep, $16,

  9. 9/14

    “This new vegan, quick dry shade of orange from dazzle dry is perfect for a summer day.” - Karla Martinez de Salas, Fashion Market and Accessories Director

    Dazzle Dry nail polish in Kiss My Tan, $16,

  10. 10/14

    “Nothing is cooler sea-blue nail polish at the seaside.” – Gillian Sagansky, Assistant to the Editor in Chief

    Jin Soon nail polish in Blue Iris, $18,

  11. 11/14

    "I love a nude tone, but find many of them hard to wear with my fair complexion in the winter. This creamy blush has a hint of pink that pairs perfectly with a healthy sun kissed glow and summer day in Coney Island!" – Sam Walker, Assistant Accessories Editor

    OPI Nail Polish in Coney Island Cotton Candy, $9,

  12. 12/14

    "This gorgeous bronze hue is the perfect metallic-as-neutral: it goes with any color shoe and its warm, golden undertones ooze summer." – Vanessa Lawrence, Features Writer

    Rescue Beauty Lounge nail polish in Scrangie 2.0, $20,

  13. 13/14

    “I love this warm red for summer toes!” – Esme Rene, Senior Photo Editor

    Essie nail polish in Clambake, $8.50,

  14. 14/14