How To Nail The New Season

by Olivia Cox September 24

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Yesterday was officially the last day of summer in England. Which makes today the first day of A/W15 – AKA time to break out the camel coats, leather pants, and onsies. I miss my onepiece already. So, silver lining time: new (transitional) season, new nails.

There’s approximately a gazzilion new shades and formulas to choose from, which can be a bit mind-blowing. So here’s my top three, to get you started…

1.  Orly Amped

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The U.S. nail brand were thinking of brining back their original treatment, Romeo, to celebrate their 40th birthday, but instead have showered us with a highly pigmented range of colours that don’t need a base coat and last almost as long as gels (no need to soak off though). Too kind.

2. Soigné

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Incase you’ve never been called it, ‘”soigné” is French for elegant and well groomed (don’t worry, I haven’t either). So it follows that their Autumn Winter offering is basically Parisian chic meets Farrow & Ball. Every shade of taupe, greige and beige imaginable, and all in pleasingly rectangular pots. Quelle beaute.

3. Thumbs Up

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I’ve been raving about these lately. They’re like normal wraps, but better. a) because they’re stretchy (which means you get a perfect application. And can juuust about get away with pretending you’ve become a secret nail art whizz overnight). And b) because the designs are so epically amazing and edgy. Think negative space zebra print, watercolour print, and glitter-without-the-mess. Wahoo.

Which ones are you loving? I’d love to see what you do with this season’s nail options!

Olivia x

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