The New Nail Art Trend from Fashion Week

Libertine by CND,

Nail art is back in a major way—and judging by the ombre, checkerboard, and negative space styles seen on the New York Fashion Week Spring 2016 runways, anything goes.


Graphic Libertine by CND, inspired by the work of artist Blinky Palermo.

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Gothic Ombre Wes Gordon by Rita Remark using Essie’s In the Lobby and Devil’s Advocate.

Courtesy of Essie


3D Everything The Blonds by CND. Don’t try this one at home.

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CND for The Blonds

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Spring Stripes Tanya Taylor by Madeline Poole using Sally Hansen’s Arm Candy, Kook A Mango, Ruby Do, Dark Hue-Mor, and Full Blue-m.

Courtesy of Sally Hansen


Pastel Ombre Rebecca Minkoff by Michelle Saunders using Essie’s Tarte Deco, Marshmallow, Beach Bum Blu, Midnight Cami, and Spaghetti Strap.

Courtesy of Essie


Polka Dots Adam Selman by Madeline Poole for Sally Hansen. Poole dipped an actual nail head into the navy blue Dark Hue-mor for a no-fail perfect dot.

Courtesy of Sally Hansen


Sally Hansen for Adam Selman

Courtesy of Sally Hansen


Spring’s New Moon Veronica Beard by Glamsquad using Essie’s Clambake and All Eyes on Nude.

Courtesy of Essie


Dark Metallics Sophie Theallet by Julie Kandalec using Essie’s Licorice and Leggy Legend.

Courtesy of Essie


The New French Manicure Tibi by Jin Soon Choi using JINsoon Risque, Doux, Tea Rose, and Tulle.

Courtesy of JINsoon