Included in InStyle's "10 Trends You Can Actually Wear" is the reverse French manicure, according to the magazine's August 2012 issue.
Recommended are sultry shades edged in metallics. "It looks like a piece of jewelry on the tip of the nail," says Deborah Lippmann of the gold and burgundy pairing she created for Badgley Mischka.
Try Deborah Lippmann's Dark Side of the Moon with Nefertiti. Place semicircular French-manicure stickers from Orly on nails to paint precise arts on tips.