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Are neutral nails making a comeback? Fashion designers seem to think so

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Are neutral nails making a comeback? Fashion designers seem to think so



If you've read this blog for longer than a week, you know we sometimes go ga-ga for our nail art. We like to experiment. We like pretty colors and patterns.We even like it to smell good.

So, I was a little thrown when I saw this story in celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe's online newsletter. Click to read yourself, but the headline sums it up nicely: "Understated Nails Are Fall's Biggest Trend."

Hold up. Rewind. Say what?

According to the folks at Zoe and Co., neutral nails have been popping up on fall collection runways, so presumably, we in the masses will take the hint soon enough. 

I don't know about the rest of the Divas, but I hope that's not the case. A pop of color never killed anyone.

That being said, a nude nail might work better in some work situations.

To that end, Zoe's team does give some good tips for not letting "neutral" become too boring, including playing with tonal geometric lines, opting for muted pastels marbling or even adding justa hint of metallics on the tips. (See the link above for a slideshow with examples. 

What do you guys think? Are neutral nails a trend to embrace or ignore?)

[Last modified: Thursday, February 13, 2014 12:44pm]


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