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Summer It Colour: Orange Nail Polishes & Best Pieces

Posted by Siofan | Tuesday June 21, 20115 comments

There's a reason why Mother Nature made so many tropical fruits in shades of orange—the colour is mouthwatering. This summer, from papaya to tangerine to good ol' orange, the hot hue is packed with punch. Brands like Mango, Zara, Banana Republic, and more, filled stores with bold and washed out orange pieces. So whether you go for one of Essie's, Joe Fresh's or Deborah Lippmann's takes on the colour for your nails this summer, or you choose a bold top or fun pants, you can't go wrong.

1. Essie Nail Color in Braziliant (US$8.00)
2. Deborah Lippmann Nail Lacquer in Lara's Theme (US$16.00)
3. Essie Nail Color in Meet Me At Sunset (US$8.00)
4. Joe Fresh Nail Polish in Papaya (C$4.00 each/3 for C$10.00)
5. Mango Red Dress (C$114.90)
6. Zara Two-Tone Sleeve Blouse (C$39.90)
7. Zara Blouse With Button Tab Sleeve (C$59.90)
8. Mango Dress Boat-Li (C$69.90)
9. Topshop Orange Contrast Collar Shirt (US$66.00)
10. Zara Gathered Blouse (C$45.90)
11. Banana Republic Boyfriend Chino Crop (US$69.50)
12. Zara Skinny Studio Trousers (C$59.90)
13. Zara Ankle-Cropped Trousers (C$39.90)
14. Zara Balloon Skirt (C$49.90)
15. Zara Draped Dress (C$45.90)
16. Zara Full Skirt (C$49.90)
17. Banana Republic Silk Ikat Pencil Skirt (C$95.00)
18. Old Navy Ruffled Bandeau Top (C$10.50 sale) and Bottom (C$10.50 sale)
19. Zara Raffia Wedge Platforms (C$79.90)
20. Steve Madden Marvilis Wedge Sandal (US$89.95)
21. Zara Woven Thong Sandal (C$39.90)
22. Topshop Panama Orange Leather Strappy Espadrille Wedges (US$140.00)

If you love Deborah Lippmann Nail Lacquer in Lara's Theme, check out two ways you can be entered to win the shade here and here, along with other fun beauty products.

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on June 22, 2011  satojoko  2,556 said:

Reaaly hating some of this year's 'trend' colors. Went and bought myself a yellow Revlon nail polish called Yellow Seahorse. Absolutely hate it. I ended up having to mix in some of my pearl mica and yellow oxides to make it half decent, otherwise I wouldv'e thrown it in the garbage. Reminded me of the color of cat urine the way it was. It now looks more like a creamy yellow, which is nice, but I still regret buying this nail polish.

on June 21, 2011  GlamGal  2,378 said:

Love it!

on June 21, 2011  TammyK  1,073 said:

I have an orange summer dress that I can't wait to wear to the office. Orange is such a happy color like yellow. Also, that pair of orange wedges look really nice. It'll add a splash of color to any outfit.

on June 21, 2011  mamaluv  STAFF said:

Ditto to Ali's comment about being a little obsessed! I have an orange t-shirt but the colour's fading and it no longer looks as good - that's the big drawback to such saturated colours.

I love it on nails, as an accent piece like a bag, belt, hair accessory, or sandal, but I think I'm done wearing it as a main clothing item... for the moment, anyway ;)

on June 21, 2011  Ali de Bold  STAFF said:

I'm obsessed with orange polish these days. And I'd also love the orange pants like #12 or #13 but I don't think they come in my size at the moment!

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