essie look
new york fashion week FW 2017
February 10, 2017

Tanya Taylor FW17

inspiration The Tanya Taylor Fall/Winter 2017 show brought us back to the ‘70s, and Julie Kandalec for essie created a dramatic crescent French manicure to instill the feel of that decade throughout the collection.
Three different shades were used – go overboard, bahama mama, and smokin’ hot – depending on what the models were wearing on the runway.

products used

first base base coat
au natural
go overboard
bahama mama
smokin’ hot

good to go top coat

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 get the look

  1. Begin by applying  first base base coat to clean nails.
  2. Next, apply one coat of au natural to each finger.
  3. Create a crescent shape for your French tip with the polish brush, starting along each side of the top of the nail and creating a “U” shape, using one of the three desired shades.
  4. .Top off the look with good to go top coat for a high gloss finish.

       essie pro tip: To get the dramatic crescent French tip just right, Julie suggests using your polish brush to create the shape along the side of the nail edge, and then using a striper brush to go back and perfect the edges and inner crescent for an enhanced

(photo credits: Essie at Tanya Taylor FW17)
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