Having perfectly coloured nails each season is such an easy way to work SS13’s hottest trends. There are some beautiful shades to choose from, and, like lipstick, polishes are a super affordable way of sneaking some colour into your current winter wardrobe. The palette is vast for the warmer months this year ranging, from bold brights to fleshy nudes – meaning there is an ideal shade for every occasion. Here’s a look at our Top 10 Nail Polish Shades for Spring/Summer 2013
Chanel polishes are famed for their thorough colour coverage and are always a sell-out hit with beauty devotees and fashion mavens. We recommend you try Emprise this SS13 for the perfect nude with just a hint of pink.
With bright-green shades stalking the SS13 catwalks, as seen at Stella McCartney, this garden-green from Essie will be the perfect accessory to your summer outfits. The brand offers long-lasting and bold colour – just what’s needed with this vibrant shade.
Coral nail polish is a must for the summer months, and remember: the brighter the better! This Lancôme shade is ideal and would look great on toes too for a summer getaway. The formula offers a high-shine finish, too.
A hot look at the Haider Ackermann SS13 show was electrifying purple shades. We love this limited-edition NARS polish inspired by Andy Warhol and available at Selfridges. It’s perfect with either a high-shine or matte top coat – why not try both for completely different looks.
Vivienne Westwood‘s SS13 catwalk show featured models with pastel duck-egg blue-coloured nails – and you can get the look at a high-street price with Topshop’s cosmetics range. “Tidal” is a must-have colour for your summer nail polish collection, and offers thick colour coverage to give you statement nails.
6. Nails Inc. Monument Concrete Effect Polish in Lime
As well as getting the on-trend lime colour for Spring and Summer, why not achieve one of the hot texture trends too! The Nails Inc. Monument Concrete-Effect Polishes give you a bold and rugged finish and with this zesty colour, its the perfect way to make a neutral outfit pop.
With the monochrome trend taking over the SS13 shows, it is essential you all have a trusty black nail polish in your collection – we recommend this YSL polish in Noire Primitie for long-lasting bold colour.
The brand’s SS13 collection is inspired by a combination of today’s top trends combined timeless classics, and they are all colours adored for photo shoots and fashion shows. The polish has three effects: creme, pearl and shimmer – there’s something to suit every taste.
For those who prefer deeper, darker shades of nail polish, this Graphic Berry shade by DIOR is for you. We think it screams sophistication.
10. Laura Mercier in En Pointe
This limited-edition polish offers an ultra-smooth chip-resistant fo