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Fall/ Winter 2013-2014 Nail Polish Trends
The fall/ winter 2013-2014 nail polish trends got unveiled during the Fashion Week to inspire you and make your nails the hallmark of your stylish image. After all, it’s a fact that it’s beautifully manicured nails and well-groomed hands that talk about a woman’s style, rather than her face. Spectacular and stylish manicure not only completes your fashionable look, but also allows you to look younger and more up to date. The fall/ winter 2013-2014 nail polish trends were created in accordance with the fall 2013 fashion trends, makeup, accessory and bag trends. This means, you’ll be stunned to see not only fabulous colors, but also a sea of jaw-dropping prints and textures. Get acquainted with the hottest nail polish trends fall 2013 and make your trendy nails the zest of your entire outfit!
Fall/ Winter 2013-2014 Nail Polish Trend #1: Minimalism in Natural, Nude Nails: The fall/ winter 2013-2014 nail polish trends place a high focus on naturalness, which is well expressed both in the color choices of the nail polishes, as well as the nail shapes. Short, neat rounded or almond shaped nails come to replace the square shaped ones this season. And when it comes to colors, think as natural and nude as possible. Transparent nail polishes with a slight sheen, pale pink, milk, beige, pale brown and other natural colors are the trendiest options this season. The emphasis is more places on the accuracy of the manicure, rather than on its diversity and pretentiousness. Get inspired from Bottega Veneta, Lanvin, Ralph Lauren, Nina Ricci, Viktor & Rolf, Chloé and others.
Fall/ Winter 2013-2014 Nail Polish Trend #2: Red and Black Nails: The most versatile nail polish colors ever, red and black are still maximum popular in the new season, becoming a stunning alternative for the holiday season, as well as on the days, when you feel elegant and timeless. Black nail polish is used both for pedicure and nail art and it is worn either alone or in combination with red, gold, white or other matchy nail polish colors in jaw-dropping nail art designs. Please keep in mind that despite its trendiness, black nail polish isn’t appropriate to wear to work or school. Black nail polish was spotted a lot at Elie Saab, Louis Vuitton, Kenzo and others fall 2013 fashion shows. On the other hand, red was used a lot at Valentino.
When choosing a red nail polish, pay attention to the color of your veins. If you have bluish veins, go for a red hue with a purple or crimson finish. On the other hand, women with greenish white veins are advised to choose red nail polishes with an orange tint. Burgundy red tones are recommended to those with dark skin tone and almost translucent veins.
Please note that surveys have shown most men feel scary to see women wearing black or red nail polishes. They consider those shades too mournful, gothic and associated with an evil witch. So if you want to appeal to your man, you’d better opt for sophisticated nude tones.
Fall/ Winter 2013-2014 Nail Polish Trend #3: Metallic Nails: Metallic fashion trend is present in fall 2013 in all its form, appearing on shoes, bags, jewelry, hair accessories and, of course, nails. For luxurious and rich looks, think shiny gold nail polishes or ones featuring golden particles and sheen. Silver, steel and bronze are other super-trendy metallic nail polishes that lead the new fall 2013 nail trends. Especially popular in the military and grunge style this season, metallic sheen is an indisputable hit in the new cold season. For gorgeous metallic nails, get inspired from Anna Sui, Antipodium, Nicole Miller, Monique Lhuillier, Rebecca Minkoff and others.
Fall/ Winter 2013-2014 Nail Polish Trend #4: Dark Nails: Next to black, red, nude and metallic nails, the new fall 2013 nail polish trends put an emphasis on dark nail polish shades. Think classic cherry, oxblood, burgundy and wine shades, as spotted at Reem Acra, Dannijo or Naeem Khan. Cherry tones are perfect for women with dark skin tone. Other super-voguish dark nail polish colors for fall 2013 are deep blue, purple, khaki and dark fuchsia, as spotted at Tracy Reese, Tsumori Chisato and others. If you are looking for something in between dark and neutral tones, you can opt for various shades of gray, since gray nail polishes are hot this fall too. To this end, get inspired from Nicholas K or Degen.
Fall/ Winter 2013-2014 Nail Polish Trend #5: Bright Nails: As surprising as it may sound for fall, this season, bright and neon nail polish tones are popular too. Without them, fall would be definitely boring! For impressive and cheerful fall looks, think bright and juicy nail varnishes, such as neon pink or various bright and bold shades combined together in ombre nail art designs. Kate Spade, Assembly and Creatures of the Wind are some of the fans of bright nails this fall.
Fall/ Winter 2013-2014 Nail Polish Trend #6: Creative Nail Art Designs: Although plain one-colored nails are timeless classics, fashionisers with bright imagination and creativity always love experimenting with various nail art designs, opting for spectacular nail embellishments, textures, prints, patterns and special effects. The development of the nail polish industry lets us play with caviar, denim effect, leather effect nail polishes and ones featuring a matte finish for a wow-worthy look. Other than that, expect to be overwhelmed by an array of unique nail art designs this fall, such as nails embellished with voluminous jewelry, studs and beads, lace effect nail art designs, the classic French and moon nail designs and so on. Thus, Kate Spade, Libertine and Nicholas K come up with beaded and studded nails, while Ruffian and Houghton decided to create a unique texture on nails by using mesh and lace details.
Other than that, the fall/ winter 2013-2014 nail polish trends also bring various prints and patterns, such as leopard printed nails, checkered and polka dotted nails, as seen at Emerson, Rebecca Minkoff and others.
If you love nail art designs, but prefer modest looks, you’ll definitely be happy to see the trend of black and white color combo, which leads to utterly fashionable and timeless looks. To this end, you can get inspired from Oscar de la Renta, Betsy Johnson, Nicole Miller, Mara Hoffman and others.
Never underestimate the importance of manicure in your style, as beautiful hands and nails are the powerful weapon of every woman on the path to perfection. Get inspired from these chic fall/ winter 2013-2014 nail polish trends and create the trendiest nails for fall 2013!
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