From ocean blues to sunny yellows and beyond, vibrant tones are coloring the spring 2017 collections to inspire statement-making nails. It’s certainly time to shelf those vampy dark shades of winter and lighten up your color palette: These eight poppy polishes are sure to inject a dose of freshness to your manicure this season.
La Laque Couture Nail Lacquer in Vandal Orange, Yves Saint Laurent ($28). Nordstrom, Fashion Centre at Pentagon City, 1400 S. Hayes St., Arlington, 703-415-1121
A refreshing alternative to a classic red hue, this flattering orange polish delivers just enough brightness. Best of all, the slightly curved nail brush makes application a breeze.
Much like the color of sugar, this frosty, almost pearlescent polish shines on nails. Signature to Smith & Cult’s quality, this polish lives up to its long lasting wear and is packaged in a chic modern design.
The Lacquer High Shine Nail Polish in The Red, Oribe ($32). Neiman Marcus, Mazza Gallerie, 5300 Wisconsin Ave. NW, 202-966-9700
While the bottle alone serves as a piece of art on your vanity, Oribe's luxurious high gloss formula is what sets it apart from the rest. This fade-proof red polish is not only vibrant in tone but chip resistant.
Graffiti Art Collection Nail Color in Peace, JINsoon ($18). jinsoon.com
A tranquil pale blue, Jin Soon Choi created a cool, powdery hue that eases you into the bright trend without much risk, and compliments all. Evenly layer two coats of Peace to get an opaque finish.
This non-toxic vegan nail polish is the ideal shade of hot pink with a rich purple undertone. With a quick drying formula, this cruelty and toxin-free option provides a high-shine finish making the top coat optional.
LoubiChrome Nail Color in Chrome 1, Christian Louboutin ($30). Saks Fifth Avenue, Mazza Gallerie, 5555 Wisconsin Ave. NW, 301-657-9000
In a limited edition launch, Christian Louboutin created three lustrous shades with a chrome finish. Due to this unique blend, Chrome 1 is far from a simple yellow nail varnish, as it features hints of various colors throughout.
Limited Edition Nail Lacquer in 800 Now, Christian Dior ($27). 933 Palmer Alley NW, 202-408-5990
A jewel-like blue green, this royal polish is sure to be a conversation starter. With a rich iridescent finish, Christian Dior's Now is a fresh color that lets you indulge in a darker manicure whilst staying on trend.