There are few colours more divisive than orange — probably because it’s generally thought of in its brightest, least wearable forms, like pumpkin and traffic cone. But we’ve been seeing more nuanced shades of orange, from boxy terra-cotta leather bags to burnt-orange padded headbands, all over fashion week street style this season, proving that when the shade works, it really works.
Where cute accessory trends lead, nail-art inspiration tends to follow, so it’s no surprise that the orange manicure is on the rise — and made even cooler with minimalist art.
From French tips to earthy gradient, we’ve assembled the 5 chicest nail-art designs that are changing orange’s intimidating rep for the better. Find your new favourite autumn accessory, ahead.
Diagonal gold foils make a fun reflective accent over any solid-colour manicure, especially a burnt-orange base, as evidenced by this hand shot courtesy of Valley Nails.
Colour Camp, LA’s chic mani-only nail bar, makes an on-trend tiger stripe manicure feel fresh for autumn by grounding the look in a rich shade of orange.
We already know the classic French manicure has made a huge comeback this autumn. Now, we’re seeing the telltale tip striped with autumnal orange polish.
If you’ve shopped Essie’s autumn 2019 polish collection, then you have these two shades — Easily Suede and Rust Worthy — at home.
Summer’s trendy gradient manicure gets a autumn spin with an array of five shades, all in an earthy orange colour palette.
Here’s a colour combo you might be sleeping on: pewter blue with a cinnamon accent nail.
Since gold glitter is timeless, it makes the perfect complement to any shade of orange, from tangerine to burnished copper.Credit: Original article published here.