Poolside Pedicures: A Nail Color for Every Summer Weekend
Memorial Day weekend is the kick-off to a lot of things: Half-day Fridays, for instance, when you will zip off to a swimsuit-required destination and unpack your chic new bikinis/maillots/rash guards. But what about the pedicure to go with? “At the pool, brights and pop colors look amazing,” explains nail pro Madeline Poole. Go for raspberry, metallic turquoise, or magenta: “In the sunlight, these colors look extra shiny”—as will an element of the unexpected in the form of a sparkling, healthy coat of clear.
If the beach is more your jam, earthier, matte shades of soft pink, gray, taupe, or mauve work well, since the sand is going to scuff up your lacquer anyway. And there’s another decision to be made: whether to match or contrast with the day’s swimwear. According to Poole, there is no wrong answer: “If you’re wearing a pastel suit, try a polish in the same family”—although sometimes, she admits, the best way to bring out the beauty in a standout maillot or bikini is by pairing it with a contrasting shade of lacquer. Whichever way you go, here are the best sixteen pedicure hues for summer—one to last you for every weekend from now through Labor Day. Read full article at Vogue