Trend Alert: Negative Space

image of negative space with scotch naturals

Straight from New York fashion week, the latest trend in nail art is the idea of exposing a minimal amount of the nail bed. It’s pretty easy to create and this tutorial does a great job explaining. The possibilities of shapes are endless and we love that you can really get creative. Below includes our favorite looks of this negative space trend:

1. A modern french manicure with a triangle cut out at the top. Try Roasted Mellow with a pop of Paisley Martini because even though it’s September, a bright fresh color is always welcomed.

2. The horizontal line in the middle is a great idea that we just can’t get enough of and Wildflower with Canal Street Daisy recreates this gorgeous two toned runway look.

3. The crescent moon manicure is everywhere right now and the metallic outline completes the look. We plan to rock it with Black Tartan and Smuggler’s Gold for the holiday season.

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Perfect Pairings: Ashlyn Williams

Perfect Pairings is a series where we ask our favorite bloggers to pair their favorite Scotch Naturals polishes with their favorite outfits. This week the super cute and stylish Ashlyn Williams, from Let It Be Beautiful, shares with us her go to looks for fall.

Image of Ashlyn Williams Perfect Pairings with Troya
Scotch Naturals Polish: TroyaJ.Crew Boyfriend JeansJ.Crew Football TeeJ.Crew D’orsay FlatsBarrington Gifts Striped ToteBaubleBar Pendant

I will always be a fan of a good orangey-red nail polish. Troya is a color that I see myself wearing year round, no matter the occasion.

Image of Ashlyn Williams Perfect Pairings with Stone FenceScotch Naturals Polish: Stone Fence J.Crew Drop Waist DressJ.Crew Calf Hair PumpKate Spade NecklaceNars Audacious Lipstick in VeraKate Spade Sunglasses

I find that greys can help tame down a classic bold outfit. Stone Fence is a soft grey that pairs well with brights, like this pink J.Crew. Drop Waist Dress.

Image of Ashlyn Williams Perfect Pairings with Velvet KiltScotch Naturals Polish: Velvet Kilt Riley Leather Midi SkirtJ.Crew Side Zip Stripe TeeJoe’s Jeans Black BootieBaubleBar Ring

Once Fall weather starts to arrive, I tend to gravitate towards darker hues. Pairing a dark purple nail polish, like Velvet Kilt with blacks + whites is such a pretty combination, especially with the black leather midi skirt.



Color Inspiration: New York Fashion Week

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All eyes were on New York City over the last couple weeks as New York based designers showcased their Spring/Summer 2015 presentations. The city was flooded with the fashionable crew putting their best foot forward and we’ve been in a New York state of mind ever since. The glorious city never seizes to inspire us and Elle UK‘s Catherine Pykett captured this great shot, which epitomizes New York and the fall fashion we are currently craving. Get your fix with our brooding black cherry creme called Bitter n Twisted.

What colors are inspiring you this week?


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