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Our Top 10 New York Fashion Week Manicures

Whew. We’re still catching our breath after fashion week wrapped up here in New York last Thursday. After seeing as many shows as we did, they all start to blur together, but one thing really stands out in our opinion: the nail art. Graphic, bold, and utterly innovative, the designs we saw backstage for spring prove that this trend isn’t going anywhere. Here’s a look at ten standout manis that we can’t wait to replicate. 

Deborah Lippmann wowed us at Kate Spade with her gorgeous gingham. (Photo: Birchbox) 

Color Club used an innovative makeup sponge technique to create these “waves” at Charlotte Ronson. (Photo: Birchbox)

"Chasing dragonflies" was the theme for the Julep-created nails backstage at Katie Gallagher. (Photo: Birchbox)

Silver nails with ombre gold half-moons on the top and bottom created by Color Club at Erickson Beamon. (Photo: Birchbox)

Gory nails by Sally Hansen at Prabal Gurung. (Photo: Courtesy of Alana Zimmer)

CND designed these nails to evoke an aerial view of a garden maze at Versaille for Rachel Antonoff’s presentation. (Photo: Birchbox)

Essie painted “V”s for Veronica at Veronica Beard. (Photo: Birchbox)

Tantalizing talons by Sally Hansen at Tracy Reese. (Photo: Birchbox)

Honorable Mentions:

Fairy dust manicures by CND at Behnaz Sarafpour. (Photo: Birchbox)

Gel-polish appliques with half-moon cutouts by Dashing Diva at Naeem Khan. (Photo: Birchbox)


Dying to try some nail art of your own? Follow our easy-to-do Studded Nail art tutorial.

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