A Shiny New Year


Preface: Yes, this is the first post of 2015 (!!!),  but before I start I would like to explain that I have been working on this post in bits and pieces since November. It is simply a matter of procrastination and inappropriate timing on my part that has caused this post to clinch this coveted annual title.





     Do you remember that scene in The Devil Wears Prada when Miranda Priestly is in a roundtable discussion about ideas for Runway Magazine's Spring issue and, after one of the other editors suggests a spread on florals, Priestly dryly responds (like Death Valley dry) with "Florals? For spring?...Groundbreaking."


     This has been my opinion on metallics for Fall/Winter. Don't get me wrong, I love metallics and I personally look forward to this time of the year because the trend is so lovingly recycled. I can be sure I will see celebrities lauded for their seasonally-appropriate use of metallics. I guess what I'm saying is that metallics have almost become more of a Fall/Winter favorite rather than a trend seen on accessories, clothing, and in beauty products.


For the sake of this blog post, however, I'm going to have to narrow it down to the discussion of metallic nails.

As is implied by the name, metallic nail polish has a shiny finish that mimics that of a metal. Without further ado, these are my product suggestions for nailing (seriously no pun intended; it was an awesome accident) this seasonal classic.


Gold
Butter London "The Full Monty" $15

Maybelline Color Show "Bold Gold" $4


Silver
OPI "Birthday Babe" $8


Rose Gold


Essie "Penny Talk" $8



Bronze & Copper 


OPI "Brisbane Bronze" $8

OPI "Warm & Fozzie" $8 (This polish has an awesome holographic quality to it)

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