Top nail trends for S/S 2015
Nails have become the essential accessory to ensure your outfit is up to A-list standard. With the price of nail varnish being a lot less than a statement necklace, this is an idea we’re happy to take on! We’ve put together a list of the best products to achieve these new spring/summer 2015 trends to allow for an easy transition into the new season.
Pastel nails are signature for the upcoming months. Despite their ties to the sunny weather, colours that resemble party rings aren’t for everyone. However, the pre-teen look can be avoided as pastels are a lot more subdued this season. With white and nude bases, the latest shades of pink, lilac and mint have only a hint of colour to them. This barely-there look makes it versatile and offers a fresh finish to outfits.
Red being timeless means you’re likely to have accumulated bottles of this polish over the years. Autumn/winter 2014 focused on deep maroon hues to channel our Gothic side, whereas spring/summer 2015 moves into bright, playful shades which are perfect for adding a pop of colour to your style. If red is a little too “Hollywood glamour” for you, coral lies closely on the colour wheel. Opt for a soft tone of orange as opposed to neon to embrace the femininity of this season.
Girls wanting to instil glamour into this season need not look further. Bejewelled, decorative nails are in and the more elaborate, the better. At Ashish, gems on the tips and a nude base prevailed, which denotes understated chic. Alternatively, opulent jewels were teamed with a denim blue polish for a bold look at Honor. This design isn’t for the “paint-and-go” types. When doing this at home it’ll take precision, patience and creativity to obtain nail art that’s runway worthy.
Taking over spring/summer 2015 is negative space nail art. What’s that you say? Simply put, contrasts are created using scotch tape to reveal your bare nail. This trend has become very popular with fashion houses and designers due to its low-maintenance and effective results. You can really experiment with colour combinations if you choose to don this design. Mixing neutrals and metallic finishes work well for minimalists, but for those more daring try pairing a raunchy red, similar to the one chosen previously, with a glittered gold. This will give the impression of a summer sunrise!