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Metallic was a huge trend spotted on the Fall runways. From glittery chrome looks at Michael Kors to the gold gowns at Jason Wu, fashion and beauty are having a heavy metal moment. Read on to find out the top metallic shades to test-drive on tips this season.

The Hue: Silver Chrome

The Inspiration: Michael Kors

Image courtesy of: @vogue

Transmit serious Studio 54 vibes with a slinky chrome polish. The secret to looking more like Bianca Jagger and less like the Tin Man from “The Wizard of Oz?” Opt for a high-shine formula with a hint of shimmer.


CND Vinylux Mercurial



Essie No Place Like Chrome


The Hue: Gold

The Inspiration: Jason Wu

Image courtesy of: @vogue

Equal parts regal and sophisticated, rich marigold tones commanded attention on the Fall 2017 runways. Seen on luxe fabrics including velvet and silk, the halycon hue unexpectedly pops on tips when finished with a matte top coat.


Essie Good as Gold

OPI Glitzerland


The Hue: Iridescent Metallic

The Inspiration: Manish Arora

Image courtesy of: Popsugar

To match the eclectic looks at the Manish Arora runway show, models sported rainbow metallic tips. A far cry from the sleek gold, bronze or silver manicures of seasons past, these shades seemed to shift when seen from different angles. To mimic the “mermaid” effect, opt for an iridescent polish with a silver base. Or, for a customized take on the look, layer sheer colored polish over a shimmery chrome hue.

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CND Vinylux Hypnotic Dreams

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