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May 3, 2016

5 Nail Trends from the Met Gala We’re Totally Crushin’ On

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This just in! The Met Gala happened last night in NYC and while we are all about the amazing hair and head-turning dresses that are makin’ those headlines, we can’t forget about the one accessory everyone was sporting—that beautiful nail art! The theme of the night was Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology which is actually perfect considering the inspiration for essie’s NEW gel couture line launching this June is fashion meets technology! Check out some of our fave essie nail trends the stars were rocking at this year’s ball!


Kate Bosworth
New essie gel couture shade: fairy tailor


Inspiration: “We chose essie’s new gel couture polish in fairy tailor, a lovely nude pink, to pair with Kate’s stunning Dolce & Gabbana gown. A very classy color for the classiest lady,” said Celebrity Manicurist, Katherine St. Paul Hill.


Katie Holmes
New essie gel couture shade: first view


Inspiration: “essie’s new gel couture polish in first view, a soft sky blue, mimicked the shiny beads on Katie’s deep, navy Zac Posen dress, making for the perfect pairing,” said Celebrity Manicurist, Elle Gerstein.


Chloë Grace Moretz
essie shade: for the twill of it


Inspiration: “Chloe has beautiful, long nail beds, so we went with an elegant manicure to accentuate them. essie’s for the twill of it, a multi-dimensional maple hue, perfectly complemented the pearlescent panels of her Coach dress,” said Celebrity Manicurist, Eri Handa.


Dakota Fanning
essie shade: adore-a-ball


Inspiration: “We applied three thin coats of essie’s adore-a-ball, a sheer soft pink, for a clean and classic look,” said Celebrity Manicurist, Dawn Sterling.


Rachel McAdams
essie shade: mademoiselle


Inspiration: “To accompany Rachel’s stunning sequined Valentino gown, we opted for a chic and sophisticated nail look, using essie’s classic mademoiselle,” said Celebrity Manicurist, Casey Herman.