I simply cannot get enough of this season's best in show for nails. And here comes Marc Jacobs with a line up that is like no other. Magnificent color! 

It took all of 2 seconds to become utterly fixated on this rose gold metallic. I couldn't move for, what seemed like, 15 minutes. It was all over, though, Gatsby had to be mine. This is such a great spin off of the popular copper penny color of the moment. And this stunner of a color goes with everything. 
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Available at Sephora


Among all things cool for fall, are metallic chrome nail lacquers. Futuristic fun makes its way from runway to hands all over town, bringing a small dose of 80s back. I love a bronzy chrome, but a little metallic color works, too. Like OPI's holographic sage and eggplant goodness, Peace & Love.

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Photo by Getty Images from designer Behnaz Sarafpour


oxbloodnailsLast fall, oxblood lips were all the rage. Matte, of course.

This year, you'll see more of that. However, it will also win over the hands and feet of many. 

One particular nail polish on my list is Deborah Lippmann's Dark Side of the Moon. Its deep, rich color has me dreaming of cold nights, wrapped up in layers, wearing my favorite scarf and boots. Perhaps even attending a local football game.

Hot, humid days and nights are still among us. But there's no reason why we can't prepare for fall. Closets are ready to transition. Mindsets are ready to embrace.

It's just a matter of time at this stage of the game.

From the moment I fell into Pinterest, I've been a bit obsessed with the unbelievable manicures I've come across. So much artistic detail. Like this matte neutral nail color tipped with foil (looks more chrome/pewter to me than gold). It's taking the French manicure to a new level. I am not well versed in nail décor, but I bet you could achieve a similar look with a metallic nail lacquer as the tip.

No doubt, I'll be taking this picture to the nail salon on my next visit.

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Photo from Pinterest via Saifou


The other day, I was breezing through Pinterest and stumbled upon these fabulous nails. Navy and gold — love! Classic, chic and oh so stylish.

Never before have I "decorated" my nails with detail. It's always solid color, though I'm not afraid of experimenting there. In the spirit of being bold, I set off to the nail salon today to have my nails done up. While the gold line isn't as thin as my inspiration photo, my fingers and toes are happy. And they are ready for my black tie event this weekend.

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Photo from Pinterest via Saifou