THE GLAM DOWN: A Throwback to Essie’s “Mint Candy Apple”

My first two years in New York, there was only one nail polish color that mattered and it was Essie’s “Mint Candy Apple.” When I finally got my hands on a bottle of it, I was still working at Topshop in Soho and I recall so well how a coworker (her name was Margeaux) stopped me after I dropped off clothes for the second floor … Continue reading THE GLAM DOWN: A Throwback to Essie’s “Mint Candy Apple”

An Updated Reason On Why Brown Nail Polish Is Amazing

For a Fall fashion piece on the “Connection Generation” website Mashable, one of their interns, Hayley Wilbur, viewed and included the color brown as one of the “ugliest nail colors” this season; accompanied by her suggestions on how to conquer “boring autumn shades.” “Boring?” Instagram will have you believing fall shades are otherwise as a lot of IG’s users have posted the collage image below of burgundy … Continue reading An Updated Reason On Why Brown Nail Polish Is Amazing

Mmmmm, Chocolate: 7 Nail Lacquers of This Shade You Need to Try

The first time I noticed brown nail polish was in 1998, during a marathon of the Seattle season of MTV’s The Real World. The Korean-American cast member Janet was always rocking a chocolate brown hue and I found it so chic. Not as jarring as black vinyl, and a different kind of edgy than say fruity shades of loud lime, orange, and turquoise. Following Marc … Continue reading Mmmmm, Chocolate: 7 Nail Lacquers of This Shade You Need to Try