essie nails at Alexander Wang NYFW Spring 2017
The quintessential beach bum who spends their day playing in the sand inspired the nails at Alexander Wang’s Spring 2017 runway show. Michelle Saunders for essie noted that Wang knows how to make the ordinary, extraordinary, and she wanted a nail look that would turn a neutral into more of a sanded-down effect from days spent sunning at the beach.
essie nail products used:
ridge filling base coat
cocktails & coconuts
matte about you top coat
get the look:
1. Start by applying one coat of ridge filling base coat on clean nails to ensure a
2. Then, coat nails with one layer of cocktails and coconuts, a neutral that gives off
just a hint of shimmer, like the sand in the sun.
3. Next, apply one coat of au natural.
4. Finish with one coat of matte about you top coat, to get that sandy effect.
*essie pro tip: Michelle suggests slightly buffing the natural nails with a super soft buffer
before starting your manicure to ensure smooth coverage when opting for a matte