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Nail Art Trend Alert: At New York Fashion Week

February 22nd 2017
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For the Fall-Winter 2017 season at New York Fashion Week, Essie pros created subtly elegant manicures with punk influences. Nails were short and round, thinly veiled with gloss or matte neo-nude shades, and highlighted with metallic graphics. We went behind the scenes for the full report with nail artists Rita Remark and Julie Kandalec.

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MOONSHINE

The subtle pearly shade of Julie Kandalec’s refined nails at Oscar de la Renta contrasted with the graphic pop make-up at the show.

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BELLA

Julie Kandalec finishes top model Bella Hadid’s manicure at Oscar de la Renta.

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TOUT FEU TOUT FLAMME

A burgundy red under a cloud of grey, highlighted by a slight hint of glitter. Rita Remark’s manicure for Christian Siriano was pure poetry.

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BLACK & COLOR

Know how to break the shadow with a violet shockwave: this is the inventive talent signed by Rita Remark for Christian Siriano.

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RAVE PATRY

The bold greyish white nails at Alexander Wang were Rita Remark’s answer to the sportswear-influenced neo-raver collection.

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ULTRA-MATE

Urban Punk: a greyish white neo-nude shade, worn ultra-matte on short nails, by Rita Remark at Alexander Wang.

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METEORS

Like copper stardust on a transparent base, Rita Remark used the Penny Talk polish at the Michael Costello show.

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GLAM GIRLS

Two dots of light on a pitch-black base by Rita Remark at Alice + Olivia.

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GRAPHIC LIGHT

Rita Remark’s graphic black-and-gold nails at Alice + Olivia: the final touch on a luxe rock’n’roll collection.

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NIGHT BLUE

A super-shiny dark blue by Julie Kandalec for Essie at the Jonathan Simkhai show.

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NEO-NUDE

This cream polish on short, rounded nails by Julie Kandalec at Jonathan Simkhai is super modern.

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CUTOUTS

Julie Kandalec drew two simple slanted lines in taupe (Smoking Hot) and nude grey (Master Plan) on a transparent base for a graphic French manicure at Jenny Packham.

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LUXE TOUCH

Just like a ribbon: the elegant taupe lines painted by Julie Kandalec at Jenny Packham.

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BLOOD RED

Almost a French manicure, almost a half-moon: Julie Kandalec created a thick, bright red line on nude nails at Tanya Taylor.

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