Prom is a great time to take casual manicures to the next level. With so many fun textures and colors to work with, you can make sure you showcase your gown in the best possible way.
Caviar Under the Stars
The dark, Gothic lines and pick-ups of this David’s Bridal high-low gown will make you feel sleek and sophisticated.
You can make sure your nails have an equally mysterious look by painting them with deep purple or black matte polish and covering them with tiny caviar beads in a matching shade. You can also add a glossy tip to contrast with the main dark color.
While this dress isn’t cut in a classic mermaid silhouette, its gorgeous aqua hue, low back and flowing drapes of chiffon will make you dream of clear water and white sandy beaches.
You can offset the dress and soft ombre hair by going for a seashell manicure. Crushed luminous flakes of mother-of-pearl will take the place of a classic French manicure. They will catch the light as you dance, but not in an obviously blinged-out way.
Girls opting for the clean, graphic lines of this white jersey dress will love the unexpected oval cutout on the side.
This would be the perfect opportunity to do a reverse French manicure. You can choose a black, white or this season’s seafoam green polish by OPI as a base and paint the half moon portion of your nail in a contrasting color.
This “Pretty in Pink” high-low chiffon dress is just begging to be roughed up a little through styling.
You can channel ’80s glam a la “The Carrie Diaries” by throwing on a white leather studded motorcycle jacket for your grand entrance.
The hot neon orange of this one-shoulder gown with illusion waist will look great swishing and swirling to the music as you dance the night away.
You can give your nails some Latin lovin’ by coating them in different shades of warm neon, from fuschia to orange to yellow. Complete this look with mismatched bangles and a neon feathered clutch.