After seeing this t-shirt I had flamingos on my mind. Coral is one of my favorite nail colors for summer. I was able to find the perfect coral, “On the List” in my new favorite Essie Gel Couture. My last mani lasted over a week. It is indestructible.
This past weekend we had a quick getaway to Santa Barbara which included swimming and lounging at the Coral Casino. It was the perfect mid-summer getaway and my coral, flamingo manicure fit right in.
The color is “On the List” by Essie Gel Couture. The nail art and manicure are by Olive & June.
Items featured in the photos include:
Equipment Striped Shirt
PJ Salvage Top
J. Crew Hat
J. Crew Orange Dress
Kayu Designs Pineapple Clutch
J. Crew Rainbow Gingham Dress
Trina Turk Clutch (tote here)
J. Crew Flamingo Tee
Love is Love. In addition to supporting Gay Pride this weekend, this rainbow mani just cheered me up every time I looked at it. Who doesn’t love a rainbow? After rain, it is a beautiful surprise. A rainbow, like love, goes with everything.
The colors are Essie Gel Couture “Haute to Trot”, Essie Gel Couture “Fairy Tailor”, (also available with Top Coat here). The rainbow was made with Nars “Night Out”, OPI ” Live Love Carnaval”, Essie “Mojito Madness”, OPI “Big Apple Red”, and Essie “Clambake”.
The manicure and nail art are by Olive & June.
Items in the photos include:
Balenciaga Velvet Boots
Gianvito Rossi Denim Heels
Givenchy Pink Bag
Chloe Blush Bag
Tabitha Simmons Polka Dot Slides
Stella McCartney Demin Bag
The Row White Wristlet
The Row Gold Slides
J. Crew Gingham Blazer (on sale!)
J. Crew Pink Gingham Shirt
It’s no secret that I love all shades of blue and all manner of stripes, so this week’s mani falls into the neutral category for me.
It has been a little busy lately with the end of the school year and a lot going on as I am sure is the case for most of you. In fact, you may have noticed there was no Mani Monday on Memorial Day. I hosted a really fun dinner party on that Sunday and decided to take the holiday off.
My weekly manicures are regular polish, I have never tried a gel manicure on my nails. I tried gel on my toes this winter which was a game changer. Due to the process and fast drying I was able to walk out in socks and shoes and go have a workout right away. I was excited to try Essie’s Gel Couture Color. It has a “gel finish” without the process. My manicure is currently on Day 8 and it looks brand new!
The manicure and nail art are by Olive & June. The colors are “Perfect Posture” and “Surrounded by Studs” in Essie Gel Couture Color.
Items in the photos:
Saint James Striped Shirt
“Blue, The History of a Color”
Saint James Striped Tank
J. Crew Plaid Pants (on sale!)
“Indigo, The Color that Changed the World”
J. Crew Vintage Cropped Jeans with Patchwork (the most comfy jeans ever!)
J. Crew Liberty Print Blazer (also similar here)
J. Crew Stretch Seersucker Blazer
Carrie Forbes Sandals (similar here)
This week I am easing into fall even if we do have off and on heat waves with gray I added a pop of pink and black and a little geometry. Geometry was my favorite subject in High School. There is something soothing about these triangles.
The color is “Hyde Park Place” by NailsInc with “Black Taxi” also by NailsInc and Fiji by Essie. The manicure and nail art are by Olive & June.