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Spring's hottest nail trend is “one of everything"

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Come all ye indecisive: spring/summer 2019's biggest nail trend is about having them all. Pops of colour, mis-matched nail art, and clashing prints all get the thumbs up. Vogue explores why you should take a buffet-style approach to your manicure this season...

In news that will no doubt delight the indecisive amongst you, the ones who waver between three shades at every nail appointment, the ones who keep your manicurist sweating with every last-minute change of heart, spring's most popular nail trend is, well, all of them.

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Likewise, London manicurist Kate Williamson turned up the volume a little more with a full rainbow effect.

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r a i n b o w 🌈🌈🌈 . . #nails #nailart #rainbow #rainbownails #nailinspo #brightnails #summernails #nailsofinstagram #nailfie #fashion #beauty #bbloggers #london

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Both Jeremy Scott and Vivienne Westwood experimented with sophisticated nail art for the spring season - think a halo of colour sketched around an otherwise nude nail, while pops of bold, nearly neon colour were spotted at Tibi.

If you're keen to experiment with "considered clashing" as it were, take your cues from nail salons NAF, Townhouse or DryBy, who all have mastered slightly mismatched nail art. Instead of looking accidental, the end result is whimsical and playful, but still distinctly modern.

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Variation on white black and red by Elitsa @drybylondon Colours by @cndworld #drybynails #nailart #nails #colour

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While adjacent hues from the colour wheel make for a pleasing gradient effect, there really are no rules, so embrace your inner maximalist. More really is more.

 

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