September 1, 2010
Designers continue to exhibit a degree of caution for fall 2010, yet offer a palette of beauty and excitement with a blending of colors, some with similar undertones, in surprising and intriguing combinations.
August 1, 2010
Designers express their personalities with patterns resembling the bilaterally symmetrical inkblots of the osychological Rorschach test.
July 1, 2010
Harper's Bazaar reports that "greige" polish — a mixture of beige and gray — is popular on the runway.
Think red polish is hot? A CND nail pro tells Instyle magazine to think nude.
July 1, 2010
Fruit-inspired colors and patterns brighten up summer styles, as the noted look of Carmen Miranda moves to the next level.
Associate publisher and editor Hannah Lee takes a look into the lives of two very in-demand, jetsetting celebrity nail techs for a day.
Gray-beige polishes — also known as the “greige,” “taupe,” or “putty” trend — are showing up all over runways and adorning celebrities’ nails. Get the look in your salon this summer with these professional shades.
June 25, 2010
InStyle magazine rounded up five seasonal fashion trends and found polishes to match.
June 1, 2010
When I went online to check out the winners of the CND Nail Style Competition, I had to doublecheck the name of the first-place winner. When I confirmed that it was really my name, I just started jumping and screaming — I’d just won an all-expense-paid trip to New York Fashion Week!
June 1, 2010
Nail tech Deborah Lippmann recently created an extravagantly embellished manicure out of $100,000 worth of real diamonds.
Nautical stripes, calming blues, and elements like anchors say bon voyage to the confines of the boating world and hello to the mainstream.
May 6, 2010
Try a bold shade of polish and a matching ring, says Cosmopolitan magazine. "The fresh combo is a total eyeball magnet."
May 3, 2010
According to Vogue magazine, some European brands are entering the U.S. market this spring, including Rococo lacquers.
May 1, 2010
Sport the latest trend as team stripes, padded football shoulders, and utilitarian touches like snap closures turn athletic-inspired apparel into streetwear.
April 5, 2010
While it's fun to experiment with color, be careful with bright nails, says Glamour magazine. "These neon shades don't go with frilly dresses," editors say.
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