10 Summer Nail Polish Ideas

Anyone who’s been faced with nail salon indecision, or full-on regret, can attest to the fact that for best results, it can help to go in with a plan of attack. Another helpful hint: bring your perfect shade with you for guaranteed success. Here, 10 stellar ideas for work and play from our favorite style stars, plus, our pick for the best shade to get you those #regram worthy results.

Poppy Delevingne's Cherry Red Pedicure

This classic color was made for big shades and nautical stripe bikinis.

Photo: @poppydelevingne

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Eva Chen's Metallic French Manicure

Pair nude polish with rose gold tips for a fresh take on the French mani.

Photo: @evechen212

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Emily Weiss's Sophisticated Gray Manicure

For an insta-chic look at the office rock purple-grey polish with stacks of gold jewelry.

Photo: @intothegloss

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Jessica Alba's Classic Color Combo

Hot pink toes and nearly nude nails always look fresh and feminine.

Photo: @jessicaalba

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Leigh Lezark's Ladylike Lace Manicure

For an understated take on nail art stick to basic black and white.

Photo: @themisshapes

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Hannah Bronfman's Givenchy Motif

...or go all-out with a design inspired by the runway.

Photo: @hannahbronfman

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Jessica Hart's Pretty White Pedicure

Go retro-chic with a pale pedicure and printed ankle strap sandals.

Photo: @1jessicahart

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Rachel Zoe's Perfect Peach Manicure

Enhance a summer glow with soft melon lacquer and lots of added sparkle.

Photo: @rachelzoe

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Margherita Missoni's Metallic Silver Pedicure

Glam it up for evening with shades of white and silver.

Photo: @mmmargherita

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Jennifer Meyer's Rich Plum Manicure

Create luxe contrast with deep purple nails and striking white diamonds.

Photo: @jenmeyerjewelry

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