Anna Webber

6 Ways To Match Your Manicure With Your Handbag

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So, you’ve just invested in a gorgeous new handbag but there seems to be something missing. If you’re eager to take the eye-catching appeal of your new accoutrement to the next level, why not try matching your investment piece with a show-stopping manicure? It’s easier than you think, especially with the fresh batch of pretty polishes on the market this spring plus 6 tips and tricks from yours truly.

Shop Ultra-Cool Combos For Spring

Photo Courtesy: Jin Soon for Karen Walker Fall '14.

Gorj As Gold

If you're carrying a clutch with multi-colored embroidery or a busy print, mirror it via your mani by identifying a small accent of color used in the pattern and finding a like-minded varnish to paint your nails with. Genius, right?

Nail Polish in Golden Riviera

$15

Lancome

Embroidered Box Clutch

$695

Kotur

Bold & Beachy

A neutral, straw number like this is fair game—any color goes! To complete a beach-bound look, reach for a neon nail polish like this '80s-inspired shellac by Deborah Lippmann.

Walking On Sunshine Nail Lacquer

$18

Deborah Lippmann

Tote

$228

Marc by Marc Jacobs

Day-To-Night

In order to avoid drowning out the eye-catching effect of color blocking or geometric prints (and in this case, both!), pair up with a vampy or moody hue that won't distract (think burgundy, navy or deep greens). Even better, this trusty hue looks maj during the day and at night.

Nail Enamel in Black Honey

$13

Clinique

Agenda Bag

$475

Loeffler Randall

Pretty Pastels

How gorgeous is this combo? Nothing complements a pretty pastel clutch better than a light, feminine hue from the same trend family. Dior's peachy potion in Blossom also contains a dash of glitter, which literally makes it the perfect spring polish.

Vernis in Blossom

$24

Dior

The Petal in Embossed Degrade Leather

$1,250

Burberry

Punchy Purrr-fection

What doesn't pair well with leopard? Create a striking contrast by teaming the purrr-fect print with neon nails, specifically Butter London's pink polish.

Nail Polish in Cake Hole

$15

Butter London

Sutra Tote

$265

Diane von Furstenberg

Refined Glamour

Metallic leather + rose gold + embellishments = perfection. When you're dealing with this many (major) elements, go with a nail polish that picks up a color in its ornamentation. In this case, we're loving a varnish from the same opaque taupe family as the jewels on this clutch... Love!

Formula X Nail Polish in Dynamic

$11

Sephora

Tippy Metallic Crystal Wristlet

$350

B Brian Atwood