Essie Behind The Scenes: Tanya Taylor FW17
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.
get the look
- Begin by applying first base base coat to clean nails.
- Next, apply one coat of au natural to each finger.
- 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.
- .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