Nail Bytes

The 10 Most Wearable Nail Art Looks From NYFW A/W 2016

by Beth Livesay | February 19, 2016

1. The straight and narrow

A striper brush is all you need to emulate the look from Taoray Wang using Dermelect.

2. Rust have

Make a gradient with orange, red, and black, like the Morgan Taylor team did at Tanya Taylor.

3. Frost bite

Give matte nails a gilded age with a single stud, like the Morgan Taylor team did for SallyLaPointe.

4. Fan favorite

Use a fan brush for this cool textured look from butter LONDON at Tadashi Shoji.

5. Over the moon

A silver base contrasting with another metallic shade in a reverse moon is all you need to get this glam look from Morgan Taylor at Creatures of the Wind.

6. All that matte-rs

Use top coat to draw designs, like these fine lines from Essie at Jonathan Simkhai.

7. Gold lettering

These monogram-inspired nail designs were done on two fingers by Essie at the Baja East show.

8. Out of this world

Negative space stars, like those shown at CND for The Blonds, are glittery, girly, and galactic.

9. Yes way, rose

All you need is a nail sticker (or a super steady hand) to recreate this negative space look from China Glaze at Alice + Olivia.

10. Black top

Sponge or splatter darker polish on tips to duplicate the nails done by Morgan Taylor at Zero + Maria Cornejo.

For the complete NYFW nail recap, click here.


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