20/07/2024 4:51 PM


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The 16 Prettiest Nail Colors We Keep Seeing on the Fashion Set

There’s a lot to consider when selecting the right nail polish: Does is compliment your skin tone? Is it versatile enough to wear with your favorite clothes? Does it look cheap? And while it’s typically pretty simple to answer all these questions ourselves, there’s also a very stylish crew we can look to for nail inspiration: the fashion set.

This flock of street style models, bloggers, and cool girls are not only clued in to the most of-the-moment sartorial selections, but they’ve also got a finger on the pulse of the prettiest and often most unexpected nail colors out there. They’ve got eyes for aesthetics, after all, so it makes perfect sense that such good taste would extend to the tips of their fingers.

Consider this your go-to guide of polishes you’ve been overlooking and check out the 16 pretty nail colors we see fashion girls wearing all the time. Don’t forget to screenshot your favorites and shop the polishes to try them out for yourself.


There’s nothing more chic than a classic red manicure.

Oribe The Lacquer High Shine Nail Polish in The Red ($32)

Olive Green

This muted green hue is so cool and so beautiful.

Essie Expressie Nail Polish in Precious Cargo-Go ($9)

Light Brown

Although it’s a step beyond a basic beige, this rich brown color is still so versatile.

Cirque Colors Crème Nail Polish in Coffee Talk ($13)

White Pearl

This soft, shimmery glaze is totally elevated.

Revlon Nail Enamel in Pure Pearl ($10)

Yellow Chiffon

Custard, but make it fashion.

Ella + Mila BonBon Collection in Limoncello ($11)

Lime Green

This highlighter hue is bold and surprisingly chic.

China Glaze Nail Polish in The Lime Light ($6)


This fun orangey-red is a more playful take on a classic crimson manicure.

Essie Nail Polish in Clambake ($10)


This standout neutral makes a statement without going overboard.

OPI Nail Lacquer in Icelanded a Bottle of OPI ($11)


This is the perfect spring manicure color.

Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear Nail Color in Lacey Lilac ($5)

Deep Gray

We love this blue-gray color hybrid.

Zoya Nail Polish in Cynthia ($10)

Blush Pink

It doesn’t get much prettier than this delicate pink.

10 Free Chemistry Clean Nail Color in Peonies ($18)

Dark Plum

Ultraviolet nail color.

OPI Nail Lacquer in Lincoln Park After Dark ($9)

Baby Blue

A soft pastel is always a good idea.

Olive & June Nail Polish in BP ($8)

Opaque Peach

So much yes.

Tom Ford Beauty Nail Polish in Mink Brule ($37)


From coats to nail polish, deep brown is so in right now.

Zoya Nail Polish in Kateri ($10)

Starry Black

Blast off.

Smith & Cult Nail Polish in Dirty Baby ($18)

Up next, why Beyoncé, Reese, and VB love this previously “unfashionable” nail trend.

This article was originally published at an earlier date and has been updated.

This article originally appeared on Who What Wear

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