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Backstage Beauty

Spring's prêt-à-porter collections are months from hitting the racks, but our favorite nail looks from the recent runway shows are available right now.

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    OSCAR DE LA RENTA: Chanel's Vamp, $25, chanel.com

    "Oscar de la Renta's ladies who lunch got a chance to tap into their dark side with Chanel's iconic nail lacquer Vamp." —Christina Han, Associate Beauty Editor

    October 2011

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    RODARTE: Deborah Lippmann's Lady Sings the Blues, $18, lippmanncollection.stores.yahoo.net

    "The Mulleavy sisters were inspired by van Gogh's Starry Night, so naturally lids were awash in shimmering navy, while an equally dazzling deep blue varnish coated the nails." —Christina Han, Associate Beauty Editor

    October 2011

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    JASON WU: OPI's Monsooner or Later, $8.50, opi.com

    "A poppy red-orange gives ladylike nails an instant update." —Christina Han, Associate Beauty Editor

    October 2011

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    DOLCE & GABBANA: Dolce & Gabbana's Dahlia, $20, saksfifthavenue.com

    "The perfect balance to the collection's kicky vegetable-print dresses and skirts is the brand's seductive Bordeaux-toned polish." —Christina Han, Associate Beauty Editor

    October 2011

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    THAKOON: Nars's Versaille, $17, narscosmetics.com

    "Gold should be the new neutral for nails. This subtle metallic tempers any palette, as exemplified by Thakoon's Technicolor spring collection." —Christina Han, Associate Beauty Editor

    October 2011

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    DONNA KARAN: Deborah Lippmann's Just Walk Away Renee, $16, lippmanncollection.stores.yahoo.net

    "Dark, vampy lacquers don't have to disappear with winter's snow. Models at Donna Karan's show sported alluring black cherry nails." —Christina Han, Associate Beauty Editor

    October 2011

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    NARCISO RODRIGUEZ: Deborah Lippmann's Waking Up in Vegas, $16, lippmanncollection.stores.yahoo.net

    "A cool granite gray polish is how Narciso Rodriguez translates his affinity for clean lines and modern simplicity to nails." —Christina Han, Associate Beauty Editor

    October 2011

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