At least once a year without fail, I make a mistake that I live to regret for weeks. I’m suddenly inspired by the dangerously long talons of Rihanna and Lana del Rey and decide that I’d quite like some impractical stiletto nails of my own. The most recent episode being last summer where I was certain that ridiculously long, almond-shaped, pink lacquered tips were a great idea; and as usual the regret started to kick in before I was even out of the the nail salon.
When it comes to manicures, nothing says timeless chic better than a rich red polish. While exotic hues and day-glo nail art are fun, you can never go wrong with a classic crimson enamel. From tropical brights to deep ox blood, let your nails make a statement with ten of my tried and tested favourites.
Time after time Olivia Palermo proves that she’s a woman of many talents. London beauty brand Ciaté has just announced the appointment of the brunette socialite as the brand’s guest Creative Director for 2015.