Summer holidays are on the not-too-distant horizon and winter is (finally) behind us, and so there has never been a better time to refresh your nail polish collection. We’ve spied a few new trends, shades, sets and exciting collaborations that are sure to entice. Which will you chose? Take a look at our Top 5 Nail Trends for Spring/Summer 2013 below…
Cult makeup brand NARS has collaboration with shoe designer Pierre Hardy for SS13. Inspired by his eponymous collection, the polish duos have been designed to complement each other, and even come in shoebox-inspired black and white packaging. Choose from orange and navy, rose-gold and camel or coral and dusty-rose to name three of the sets.
2. Nails Inc. Spring Summer Collection
We’ve fall head over heels for Nails Inc.’s new collection – and it’s not just because of the London gardens-inspired name given to each shade. The set includes six colours guaranteed to get you through the next few months whatever the occasion. Choose from coffee-nude Belgravia Gardens, neon-pink Primrose Hill Gardens and pastel-blue Chelsea Physic Garden to name just three.
Butter London is channeling the metallics trend this season. Choose between bronze glitter, silver chrome, ‘Champers’ rose-gold and yellow-gold named Marbs after Marbella. Not a fan of molten shades? There is also seaside-inspired blue and rust-orange polishes. The brand is proudly a “3 free company” – the polishes contain no Formaldehyde, Toluene or DBP.
4. Models Own Fruit Pastel Collection
Not only do these Models Own nail polishes come in irresistibly named shades Strawberry Tart, Apple Pie, Banana Split, Blueberry Muffin and Grape Juice, they are scented too! And at £20, the set of five is definitely a bargain.
This round-up wouldn’t be complete without mentioning Chanel. The brand’s latest seasonal collection, Le Rouge, is a classic set of 4 shades – subtly shimmering Paparazzi, peachy Starlet, classic red Cinéma and the darkly glamorous Provocation. All of the brand’s shades guarantee intense colour and high gloss and dry quickly.