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From Bright Hues to Neutrals: 12 Pedicure Shades to Try Now

Sandal weather is here. W's editors help you start the season out right.

  • From Bright Hues to Neutrals: 12 Pedicure Shades to Try Now - Nails
  • From Bright Hues to Neutrals: 12 Pedicure Shades to Try Now - Nails
  • From Bright Hues to Neutrals: 12 Pedicure Shades to Try Now - Nails
  • From Bright Hues to Neutrals: 12 Pedicure Shades to Try Now - Nails
  • From Bright Hues to Neutrals: 12 Pedicure Shades to Try Now - Nails
  • From Bright Hues to Neutrals: 12 Pedicure Shades to Try Now - Nails
  • From Bright Hues to Neutrals: 12 Pedicure Shades to Try Now - Nails
  • From Bright Hues to Neutrals: 12 Pedicure Shades to Try Now - Nails
  • From Bright Hues to Neutrals: 12 Pedicure Shades to Try Now - Nails
  • From Bright Hues to Neutrals: 12 Pedicure Shades to Try Now - Nails
  • From Bright Hues to Neutrals: 12 Pedicure Shades to Try Now - Nails
  • From Bright Hues to Neutrals: 12 Pedicure Shades to Try Now - Nails
  • From Bright Hues to Neutrals: 12 Pedicure Shades to Try Now - Nails
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    The inspiration: Cameron Russell in "Free Spirits," photographed by Inez Van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin, styled by Edward Enninful; W magazine March 2016.

  2. 2/16

    “I like a natural looking nail, and love Dior Nail Glow for a healthy pink glow (it’s a lot lighter than it looks in the bottle). For my toes, I’ll try some fun, bright colors that Chanel gave us at the show—like Rouge Essentiel. – Rickie De Sole, Fashion Market and Accessories Director

    Dior Nail Glow, $27, dior.com.

  3. 3/16

    “I love this periwinkle blue color for spring. It’s a fun pop of color, but also feels surprisingly neutral.” – Sarah Leon, Digital Editorial Director

    Butter London Nail Lacquer in Kip, $15, butterlondon.com.

  4. 4/16

    “I usually punch up my wardrobe with prints in the spring, so I tend to shy away from bright polishes. Peach is a nice alternative to just opting for beige. – Sharlyn Pierre, Researcher

    MAC Nail Lacquer in Erogenous, $12, maccosmetics.com.

  5. 5/16

    “Geranium by Essie is my favorite! It’s the only color I ever really wear — I bought a small stockpile in case it gets discontinued.” – Samantha Andriano, Social Media Manager

    Essie Nail Color in Geranium, $9, target.com.

  6. 6/16

    “I really want to try yellow polish with yellow sandals. Is that nuts?” – Emilia Petrarca, Associate Digital Editor

    Formula X Nail Polish in Lively, $11, sephora.com.

  7. 7/16
  8. 8/16

    “I can’t get enough of teal and aqua colored polish in the spring. In The Cab-ana is one of my favorites.” Kelly McDonough, Production Manager, Digital and Print

    Essie Nail Color In The Cab-ana, $9, essie.com.

  9. 9/16

    “When the warmer weather hits, I head straight for bright blue hues.” – Kristin Auble, Research Editor

    OPI Nail Lacquer in My Car has Navy-gation, $10, ulta.com.

  10. 10/16

    “Rose gold is such a universally flattering hue — in this case, it’s like jewelry for your toes." – Vanessa Lawrence, Features Writer

    Nars Nail Polish in Pastorale, $20, narscosmetics.com.

  11. 11/16

    “I like Naked Naiveté on my toes because they look so natural and last while traveling.” – Grace Fuller, Jewelry Editor

    CND Shellac in Naked Naiveté, $13, cnd.com for salons.

  12. 12/16

    “This vegan nail polish lasts longer than anything I’ve found without chipping which is crucial for me during open toe weather!” – Gillian Sagansky, Contributing Writer

    Ella + Mila Nail Polish in Blindfold Me, $11, ellamila.com.

  13. 13/16

    “It's a bright classic red. Super chic.” – Karin Nelson, Senior Features Editor

    Essie Nail Color in Forever Yummy, $9, target.com.

  14. 14/16
  15. 15/16

    “A shimmery pink will dress up my blue suede K Jacques slides.” – Mia Adorante, Assistant Beauty Editor

    Dior Vernis in Cruise, $27, dior.com.

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