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Mani Monday: The 2015 Emmy Awards

by Sigourney Nuñez | September 21, 2015 | Bookmark +

An evening dedicated to excellence in the television industry, the 2015 Emmy Awards turned into a historical event when Viola Davis became the first African America woman to be named outstanding actress. The night to remember also brought out timeless nail looks that graced the red carpet.  

Nail tech Julie K polished Emmy winner Viola Davis in Essie Licorice. Image via @julieknailsnyc.

Nail tech Elsbeth Schuetz polished Emmy winner Uzo Aduba. Image via @elsbeth211.

Nail tech Sabella Snyder used Caption Polish Ruff Tuff and In the Buff on Orange is the New Black's Taryn Manning. Image via @sweetbcreations.

Snyder also polished Felicity Huffman in Caption Polish Cool, Calm, and Collected with Come to Mama Top Effect. Image via @sweetbcreations.

Snyder then used Caption Polish Let Life Unfold on Gina Rodriguez. Image via @sweetbcreations.

Brightening things up, Snyder used Caption Polish Get Happy Fast on Lavern Cox. Image via @sweetbcreations.

Nail tech Kait Mosh used a rich black color to polish House of Cards’ Rachel Brosnahan. Image via @kaitmosh.

The Daily Show’s Jessica Williams got nailed by nail tech Whitney Gibson in Formula X Curiosity and Dark Matter with gold foil accents. Image via @whitneygnails.

Carrie Rachel graced the red carpet in clean, nude nails by nail tech Whitney Gibson. Image via @whitneygnails.

Following the nude nail trends, Tom Bachik polished Heidi Klum with a barely-there shade. Image via @heidiklum.

Nail tech Michelle Saunders painted Empire's Taraji P. Henson in Essie's Lady Like and used Licorice for faint floral design using a tiny detail brush. Image via @_michellesaunders. 

Saunder also painted the nails of Taylor Schilling in Essie in Topless and Barefoot. Saunders then used Essie in Wrap Me Up on Anna Chlumsky. Image via @_michellesaunders. 

Jamberry, a line of nail wraps, made its first apperance at the Emmy's this year as two stars wore the appliques to the award show. Elaine Hendriz chose Jamberry in Midnight Celebration. Image via Jamberry.

Jazmyn Simon wore a mix of Jamberry in Cleopatra and Matte Black nail wraps. Image via Jamberry.

For a complete look at the nails from the 2015 award show season, click here.  

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