Runway shows are ushering in new trends reaching far beyond just clothing and accessories, thanks to the insurgence of backstage beauty coverage gaining almost as much popularity as the shows themselves. Hair and makeup, as seen on models from your favorite shows, are gaining space in the limelight and quickly setting trends for the season. Nails too are no exception, and direct re-iterations of clothing trends have been popping up on fingers and toes everywhere.
We’ve rounded up our favorite nail trends taken straight from the Spring 2012 runways, and let you know how to get the look with the same shades used backstage:
All of you fashion forward peeps out there plan your daily look to a T; staying stylish is your game, and you love hearing about the upcoming trends. That's why we've provided you with the latest look in a simple step-by-step DIY project. Time to get crafty, ladies!
One of the hottest nail trends for this Spring is the ombre manicure. You've seen ombre dresses, hair, shirts, jeans, hair, even handbags, so why not try it out on your nails? It's all about incorporating different shade gradations of the same color, beginning with dark and subtly transitioning into light. While the black and red or black and blue ombre manicure was a big hit this past winter, Spring puts a great twist on the style with bright polish and the addition of sparkles.