Allure magazine's 2012 Special Issue helps readers decide what polish to wear on different momentous occasions.
- For an interview: Clean and simple shades like pale pink, peach, and nude telegraph professionalism.
- For an evening out: Reach for adventurous shades like gunmetal, navy blue, tomato red, or canary yellow. Try Orly's La Playa or Deborah Lippmann's Yellow Brick Road.
- For a formal event: From fire engine to deep wine, reds are the epitome of elegance.
- For a vacation: Juicy tangerine and hot pink shades make even pale skin look warmer. Pack a bottle for retouching chips. Try OPI's Brights Power.