5 Nail Trends To Know For Spring/Summer 2015

22/12/2014 14:19 | Updated 20 May 2015

After autumn's moody hues, those who like pretty pastels and minimalist nail art will be pleased to hear there's a stripped back approach for Spring/Summer 2015.

So, which colours should we be wearing for the season ahead? The experts at OPI shared five top nail trends from the S/S 15 shows at New York Fashion Week...

spring 2015 nail trends

1. Lattice effect

At the Azede Jean-Pierre show, manicurists used OPI's creamy off-white shade My Vampire Is Buff to create matte latticed French tips on an oval shaped nail. The look was complete with with Matte Top Coat to play off the knitwear in the collection. Nail art has never looked so chic.

spring 2015 nail trends

2. Half-moon manicure

A nail art favourite returned to the catwalk at Charlotte Ronson's NYFW show. OPI's That's Hula-rious! was used to create this cutout design to complement her youthful collection. "I adore this look!" said nail art specialist Sophie Harris-Greenslade. "I think we'll definitely be seeing more negative space nail art looks next season."

spring 2015 nail trends

3. Embellished nudes

Backstage at Houghton, nails were painted with OPI's Base Coat, followed with two coats of Samoan Sand, then sealed with Matte TopCoat and finished with hand placed Swarovski crystals. "I absolutely love this manicure, it's clean and simple," said nail trend and colour specialist Trish Lomax. "The embellishment, gives it another dimension."

spring 2015 nail trends

4. Impact colour

OPI and Jeremy Scott created colorful patterned nails that accentuated the collection's vibrant prints. The nails were prepped with OPI's Base Coat, before Feelin' Hot-Hot-Hot!, I Just Can't Cope-Acabana, A Good Man-Darin Is Hard To Find, Can't Find My Czechbook and A Grape Fit! were painted on the nails in varying directions using a dry brush technique to achieve a look of playing with paint.

spring 2015 nail trends

5. Blush pink

Models' nails and toes for the Reem Acra Show featured OPI's Bubble Bath, a soft, milky pink to complement the show's romantic, feminine looks. Nails were lacquered with one coat of Base Coat, two coats of Bubble Bath, and sealed with Top Coat. The classic hue was carried onto toes to complete the romantic pale pink look.


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